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Freer Gallery of Art

The Smithsonian Institution has two museums of Asian art: the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The Freer Gallery houses one of the premier collections of Asian art, with objects dating from Neolithic times to the early 20th century, as well as the world's most important collection of works by James McNeill Whistler.

Highlights Chinese paintings, Indian sculpture, Islamic painting and metalware, Japanese lacquer, Korean ceramics, Whistler’s Peacock Room

Location Jefferson Dr. and 12th St., SW Washington, DC

Metro Station
Metro Orange BlueSmithsonian (Mall or Independence Ave. exit)
Information 202-633-1000 (voice/tape)
Admission is FREE Hours
10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. daily
Closed December 25
Please note: The Freer Gallery of Art will be closed to the public from January 2016 until summer 2017. The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Library, and Archives will remain open for the duration of the renovation.
There is no public parking facility at the Smithsonian on the National Mall; on-street parking is limited and posted times are enforced.
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