What to see at the smithsonian museum?
The Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC are world class attractions with a variety of exhibits ranging from a 3.5 billion-year-old fossil to the Apollo lunar landing module. Visitors enjoy examining more than 137 million objects, including many irreplaceable historic artifacts, works of art, scientific specimens and cultural exhibits.
How many smithsonian museums in dc?
The Smithsonian museums are the most widely visible part of the United States' Smithsonian Institution and consist of 20 museums and galleries as well as the National Zoological Park. 17 of these collections are located in Washington D.C., with 11 of those located on the National Mall.
Is the smithsonian open in washington dc?
The Smithsonian Institution has 15 museums in Washington, DC. Of these, 9 are located on the National Mall. The Smithsonian opening hours vary according to each museum. All of the Smithsonian museums are open every day of the year except Christmas.