Smithsonian Institution Hours
Note that most Smithsonian Museums are open every day of the year, except December 25th. Peak attendance days include weekends and summer months.
Air & Space Museum
The museum is devoted to the history and achievements of American air and space flight.
Hours of Operation: 10 am-5:30 pm, M-Su

Freer Gallery of Art
The Freer is devoted to Asian art and has a significant Asian Art research library.
Hours of Operation: 10 am-5:30 pm, M-Su

Hirshhorn Museum of Art
The Hirshhorn displays contemporary and modern art created over the last fifty years. It is one of the largest modern art museums in the United States.
Hours of Museum: 10 am-5:30 pm, M-Su
Hours of Garden: 7:30 am-Evening, M-Su

Castle Doorway

National Gallery of Art
The gallery exhibits drawings, paintings, photographs, and sculptures from the ancient periods to the present. Closed January 1st and December 25th.

East Wing
The gallery's East Wing houses mainly contemporary art and exhibits.
Hours of Operation: 10 am-5 pm, M-Sat; 11 am-6 pm, Su
West Wing
The gallery's West Wing holds mostly pre-modern art.
Hours of Operation: 10 am-5 pm, M-Sat; 11 am-6 pm, Su

National Museum of American History
The museum has a number of interactive displays, artifacts, and exhibits on the history of America from its founding to the present.
Hours: 10 am-5:30 pm, M-Su

Castle Tower Looking West

National Museum of Natural History
The exhibits present specimens of fauna, flora, fossils, rocks, and minerals related to the history of the planet. In addition, it covers evolution of the human species.
Hours: 10 am-5:30 pm, M-Su

National Museum of the American Indian
The museum covers the history and development of Native Americans in the United States.
Hours: 10 am-5:30 pm, M-Su

National Museum of Women in the Arts
The building has a large collection of drawing and paintings by various female artists.
Hours: 10 am-5:00 pm, M-Sat; 12 pm-5pm, Su

Castle Tower Looking West

Sackler Gallery of Art
In conjunction with the Freer, the Sackler display various forms of art from all over Asia and the Middle East.
Hours: 10 am-5:30 pm, M-Su

Smithsonian Castle
The castle has a number of galleries and exhibits on the history of the Smithsonian and its collections. Tours of the Smithsonian Institution and its holdings are held on a daily basis.
Hours: 8:30 am-5:30 pm, M-Su

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
The building next to the castle is currently undergoing renovation. It has no exhibits on display and is closed to the public until further notice.