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Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)

Home to the Smithsonian Information Center as well as the Institution's administrative headquarters.

Highlights 3-D Planning Map, Trip Planner kiosks, Castle Café, and free visitor Wi-Fi

Location 1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC
Metro Station Metro Orange BlueSmithsonian (Mall exit)
Information 202-633-1000 (voice/tape)
Dining »
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) »
 Accesibility map