Smithsonian museums are open every day of the year except December 25 unless
otherwise noted. See the Extended Hours Calendar
for special spring, summer, and holiday hours. For emergency information
on museum operations, see
Inauguration Day, January 20: The National Museum of the American Indian and the Renwick Gallery will be closed due to their proximity to secure areas.
Open 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
(Saturdays, 9 p.m.) The museum is closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 25, and New Year's Day.
Extended Hours Calendar
Museums extend their hours on certain dates as noted on the calendar below.
NASM (National Air and Space Museum) NMAAHC (National Museum of African American History and Culture: TIMED PASSES REQUIRED) NMAH (National Museum of American History) NMNH (National Museum of Natural History Museum) UHC (National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center) Note: The American Art Museum and Portrait Gallery are open
every evening until 7 p.m.