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Mobile Applications

Smithsonian Mobile app
Smithsonian Mobile »
Your mobile guide to visiting the Smithsonian. Discover what to see and do, search our collections, access podcasts and other apps, add your tips and photos.
Smithsonian Networks app
Smithsonian Channel »
Stay connected with Smithsonian Channel's original series, documentaries, and fun facts.
Smithsonian Magazine app
Smithsonian Magazine »
Smithsonian magazine on your iPad includes every story, department, photo, and more.
Smithsonian Tours app
Smithsonian Tours »
Selection of custom-built tours, based on your available time and passions, from the editors of Smithsonian magazine.
http://www.airspacemag.com/Air__Space_iPad_App.html
Air & Space magazine »
The Air & Space app for iPad includes all the editorial content and photos from the current print issue of Air & Space magazine plus video, audio, and expandable features.
Access American Storiesapp
Access American Stories »
Offers everyone new ways of seeing 100 of America's most evocative historical objects through the eyes of both visitors and museum staff.
American Indian Museum—NY app
American Indian Museum—NY »
Multimedia tours of the museum's permanent and temporary exhibitions.
America's Presidents app
America's Presidents »
An unprecedented interactive journey through the National Portrait Gallery's iconic American Presidential collection on the iPad.
Artists in Dialogue 2 app
Artists in Dialogue 2 »
Style and creativity meet in this bilingual (English and Brazilian Portuguese) tour of the second of the National Museum of African Art's "Artists in Dialogue" series.
AtomDB app
AtomDB »
AtomDB is an atomic database that contains spectrographic information used to understand astronomical objects such as stars and galaxies.
Collecting Korea at the Freer Gallery app
Collecting Korea at the Freer Gallery »
Follow along with museum founder Charles Lang Freer (1854–1919) as he gathers the objects that now form the Korean collection of the Freer Gallery of Art.
Changing America: To Be Free app
Changing America: To Be Free »
Americans reacted to the Emancipation Proclamation in different ways. Discover firsthand accounts of individual circumstances and reactions.
Infinity of Nations app
Infinity of Nations »
A bilingual mobile guide to the new Infinity of Nations exhibition compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad.
Leafsnap Mobile App
Leafsnap »
This free mobile app uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves.
MagnifiAR Mobile App
MagnifiAR »
Use this fun, interactive, family-friendly app to engage with the National Postal Museum's collections and one another. Enhance your visit with your mobile device.
MEanderthal Mobile App
MEanderthal »
Do you look like your prehistoric relatives? Try morphing yourself backward in time with the MEanderthal app for iPhone and Android!
National Zoo Mobile App
National Zoo »
Maps, tours, animals, news, activities, live animal cams, movies, and fun Zooify Yourself feature.
Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013 App
Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013 »
Tour the exhibition, listen to interviews, and vote for your favorite portrait for the People's Choice Award.
Owney the Dog Mobile App
Owney the Dog »
Watch Owney the Dog 'come to life' above his official U.S. commemorative stamp released July 27, 2011.
Owney: Tales from the Rails App
Owney: Tales from the Rails »
Enjoy the life story of Owney, the official mascot of the Railway Mail Service, in this animated adventure eBook with vocal performance by Trace Adkins.
The Peacock Room Comes to America app
The Peacock Room Comes to America »
Explore artist James McNeill Whistler's famed Peacock Room in the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery and learn about its dynamic, cosmopolitan history in this fully interactive, visually stunning app.
Pilot Pals app
Pilot Pals »
Pilot Pals introduces early learners, ages 4-6, to basic concepts about weather, parts of the airplane, rockets, sizes, shapes, and patterns.
Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey app
Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey »
This conversational audio tour for the traveling exhibition Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey, gives listeners new intellectual inroads into the works of Romare Bearden and into the bewitching heart of Homer's Odyssey.
Romare Bearden Black Odyssey Remixes app
Romare Bearden Black Odyssey Remixes »
Create your own collage art based on the incredible works of American artist Romare Bearden (1911–1988).
Set In Style app
Set In Style »
This iPad application showcases 65 of the 350 works that were on view in the exhibition Set In Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels.
Shutterbugs app
Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp »
Designed for the home and classroom by the Smithsonian Science Education Center and Filament Games, this game teaches students how to describe movement and motion while visiting rare animals at the National Zoo.
Space Shuttle Era Mobile App
Space Shuttle Era: Stories from 30 Years of Exploration »
Air & Space magazine presents a celebration of the 30-year history of the U.S. Space Shuttle.
Stories from Main Street Mobile App
Stories from Main Street »
New app collecting stories from America's small towns and rural communities. What's your story?
Stories of World Heritage  Mobile App
Stories of World Heritage »
Discover ten stories from UNESCO's World Heritage List: The list of the most outstanding natural and cultural sites in the world.
View NMAAHC app
View NMAAHC »
Explore the upcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture building before it opens in 2015!
Wide Earth app
Wide Earth »
A mobile tour containing audio, video, and images for the exhibition: I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story.
The Will to Adorn app
The Will to Adorn »
Designed to collect your stories about the choices you make everyday when you dress for school, work, fun, or special occasions.

Mobile Websites

SeriouslyAmazing.com
Smithsonian: Questions Come Alive mobile »
Discover for yourself why the Smithsonian is Seriously Amazing and explore our fun questions and surprising answers.
Go to Collections Search Center Mobile
Collections Search Center Mobile »
One-stop searching for over 8.59 million records including images, video and sound files, electronic journals, and other resources.
African Art Museum mobile
African Art Museum mobile »
The mobile responsive website from the African Art Museum is your guide to the museum.
Air and Space Museum mobile
Air and Space Museum mobile »
The mobile website from the Air and Space Museum offers vital visitor information and more.
American Art Museum mobile
American Art Museum mobile »
Discover American Art on your mobile phone.
Cooper-Hewitt mobile
Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum mobile »
The only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design.
Hirshhorn Museum mobile
Hirshhorn Museum mobile »
Displays the art of our time in a cylindrical building and adjoining plaza and sunken sculpture garden.
National Portrait Gallery mobile
National Portrait Gallery mobile »
Tells the stories of America through the individuals who have shaped our nation.
Natural History Museum mobile
National Postal Museum mobile »
Connect with the National Postal Museum from your mobile device.
Natural History Museum mobile
Natural History Museum mobile »
Visit the Natural History Museum's mobile website to see what's on today and for information to help you get around the museum.
Smithsonian Science
Smithsonian Science Mobile »
News about the Smithsonian's ground-breaking research and the people who make it happen.
Chandra Mobile
Chandra Mobile »
Access the latest releases, podcast, and materials from the Chandra X-ray Observatory on your smartphone.
Ocean Portal  mobile
Ocean Portal »
Get inspired by our amazing ocean and dive in!
1812: A Nation Emerges  mobile
1812: A Nation Emerges »
Learn about key people who influenced the outcome of the War of 1812, which transformed and unified the United States.
A Song for the Horse Nation  mobile
A Song for the Horse Nation »
Explore the epic story of the horse's influence on American Indian tribes from the 1600s to the present.
Circle of Dance mobile
American Stories »
A chronological look at the people, inventions, issues, and events that shape the American story.
Circle of Dance mobile
Circle of Dance »
Throughout the Americas music and dance have always been an essential part of the spiritual, cultural, and social lives of Native peoples.
Drawing on the Edge mobile
Drawing on the Edge »
Artists expand the narrow boundaries that once defined drawing and portraiture.
One Life: Amelia Earhart
One Life: Amelia Earhart »
Portraits of aviator Amelia Earhart tell the story of her career and pay special attention to her work on behalf of women's rights.
Vantage Point mobile
Vantage Point: The Contemporary Native Art Collection »
A mobile website and cellphone tour of the American Indian Museum's contemporary art collection.