Our Museums, Galleries, and Zoo

19 world-class museums, galleries, gardens, and a zoo

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The Smithsonian offers eleven museums and galleries on the National Mall plus six other museums and the National Zoo in the greater National Capital Area. In New York City, we invite you to tour two museums in historic settings.

Not near a Smithsonian museum? Look for exhibitions and affiliate museums in your community.

As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, all Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are temporarily closed to the public. Outdoor gardens remain open, no passes required.

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  • Smithsonian Gardens

    Smithsonian museum grounds
    Washington, DCSee on Map

    Haupt Garden open daily dawn to dusk, Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden open daily 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except Dec. 25; all other gardens open 24 hours