Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Gallery exterior
1050 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

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10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, except Tuesdays
Open every day starting May 30

Admission is free

About

The Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art includes the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The Sackler Gallery features both permanent and temporary exhibitions from ancient times to the present. The museum is home to an incomparable collection of art, including some of the most important ancient Chinese jades and bronzes in the world. In addition to the exhibitions on display, the galleries feature innovative programming for visitors of all ages, such as lectures, concerts, films, and podcasts that enhance and extend the visit.

Highlights

South Asian sculpture; Chinese jades and bronzes; modern Japanese ceramics.

  • Temporarily closed.

    Sackler Pavilion Café
    The café features a selection of loose leaf teas and coffee drinks.  The café also offers sweet and savory pastries, and Asian inspired snacks.
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on days the museum is open

We encourage the use of public transportation.

Metro Station: Smithsonian (Mall or Independence Ave. exit)

There is no public parking facility for Smithsonian museums on the National Mall. Limited 3-hour metered parking and commercial lots are available—see parking map. Reserved parking near the museums can be purchased in advance through ParkWhiz.

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