Hours and Locations

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Gallery exterior
1050 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily
Closed Dec. 25

Admission is free


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.


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

We encourage the use of Metrorail and Metrobus.


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

Nearest Accessible Metro Entrance:
NW corner of 12th St. and Independence Ave. SW

Check Metrorail's Elevator and Escalator Service Status page for service disruptions.


To provide an address for MetroAccess Paratransit, please use 1050 Independence Ave., SW.


There is no public parking facility for Smithsonian museums on the National Mall. A limited number of city-operated metered parking spaces are available, including several accessible parking spaces.

View a map of accessible parking spaces.

Reserved parking near the museums can be purchased in advance through ParkWhiz.
Note: ParkWhiz is a third-party vendor (ParkWhiz Privacy Policy).


While this location does not have dining, view dining options at our other locations.


The Asian Art Museum offers visitors a unique shopping experience. Products reflect the collections and exhibitions and are inspired by the art, culture, and history of Asia. Located on level B1 of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the shop carries jewelry, accessories, apparel, home decor, ceramics, textiles, recordings, children’s toys, books, and many other selections.

Visit the shop online or call 202.633.0503. Smithsonian member discount applies.

See Getting Here for information on accessible parking and public transportation.

Accessibility Information and Programs

For disability access service requests: FS-Accessibility@si.edu

Collection items shown may not be on view.