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S. Dillon Ripley Center 
The Arts and Industries Building The Arts and Industries Building
The Arts and Industries Building The Arts and Industries Building

S. Dillon Ripley Center

Entered from a copper domed kiosk on Jefferson Drive between the "Castle" and the Freer Gallery of Art, the S. Dillon Ripley Center houses The Smithsonian Associates, the Discovery Theater, and the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service. The Ripley Center also contains a small conference center and meeting rooms.

Highlights Changing exhibitions and the Discovery Theater.

Location 1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC
Metro StationMetro Orange BlueSmithsonian (Mall exit) Information 202-633-1000 (voice/tape)
info@si.edu
Admission is FREE

Hours
10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. daily
Closed December 25

Parking
There is no public parking facility at the Smithsonian on the National Mall; on-street parking is limited and posted times are enforced.
Parking map (PDF) »
Accesibility map