Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
Home to the Smithsonian Information Center as well as the
Institution’s administrative headquarters.
Highlights Scale model of the federal
city, brochures in several languages, Castle Café, and free public Wi-Fi
1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
Admission is FREE
8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. daily
Closed December 25
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) »