Washington DC Travel Guide and City Tour
The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest and most comprehensive conglomeration of museums and research facilities.
Visitors to Washington DC can enjoy free access to many of the facilities:
Most (but not all) of the facilities are located along the National Mall in Washington DC. The major museums are discussed in details in the museums section of our website. Free tours of many of these Washington DC museums are available.
For information regarding hours of operation, ticket prices and special events, please visit the Smithsonian Institute's official website.