All Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C., including the National Zoo, and in New York City continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Welcome to the Smithsonian
When you visit the Smithsonian, you’re entering the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex. Most of our museums are located in the Washington, DC, area with two in New York City. Many of our research centers also host visitors. See Tips & Guidelines for helpful information including guides in multiple languages and maps.