Building America's National Collection: 175 Years of Collecting

May 8, 2005 – December 14, 2022

Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC

The Commons, West Wing

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In display cases framing the walls of this historic room are selected objects representing all of the museums that offer a tantalizing sample of the breadth and depth of the Smithsonian's vast collections.