Due to snow, the Smithsonian's National Zoo will open at 10 a.m. today, Jan. 17, 2018.
National Museum of the American Indian
"Mitsitam" means "Let's Eat!" in the Native language of the Delaware and Piscataway peoples. The café enhances the museum experience by offering Native-inspired cuisines from five regions of the Western Hemisphere, including the Northern Woodlands, South America, the Northwest Coast, Meso America and the Great Plains.Tamales, roasted turkey, grilled salmon, homemade seasonal soups, buffalo burgers, Indian fry bread, a seasonal variety of aqua fresca and desserts.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Limited menu after 3 p.m. off season)
Mitsitam Espresso Bar
Pastries and casual fare from the cafe’s repertoire, plus Tribal Grounds Coffee—organic, fair-trade coffee grown by indigenous farmers and imported, roasted, and provided to the museum by the Eastern Band of Cherokee.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Free visitor Wi-Fi
Discounts are available for Smithsonian Members with a valid membership card.
Patriot Nations: Native Americans in our Nation's Armed Forces
The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire
Nation to Nation: Treaties between the United States and American Indian Nations
As We Grow: Traditions, Toys, Games
Return to a Native Place: Algonquian Peoples of Chesapeake
Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World
Window on Collections: Many Hands, Many Voices