Smithsonian Museums Maps and Directions

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    Locations of the Smithsonian Museums in Washington DC

    Smithsonian Museums Map
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    These maps serve as a guide to show the locations of the Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC.  Although most of the museums are located on the National Mall from 3rd to 14th Streets between Constitution and Independence Avenues, several of them are scattered in other parts of the city as shown with red markers on this map. See the addresses below and view additional maps for more details on the following pages.

    Smithsonian Museum Addresses

    • Smithsonian Institution Building - 1000 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC
    • Arts and Industries Building - 900 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC
    • National Air & Space Museum - 7th and Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC
    • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden - Independence Ave. and 7th St. SW, Washington, DC
    • Sackler-Freer Gallery - 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC
    • National Museum of African Art - 950 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC
    • National Museum of Natural History - 10th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC
    • National Museum of...MORE American History - 12th to 14th Sts. NW, Washington, DC
    • National Museum of the American Indian - 4th St. and Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC
    • Discovery Theater - 1100 Jefferson Drive, SW Washington, DC
    • National Museum of African American History and Culture - Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC
    • Anacostia Community Museum - 1901 Fort Place SE, Washington, DC
    • National Postal Museum - 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Washington, DC
    • National Zoo -  3001 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC
    • Renwick Gallery - 70 9th St. NW, Washington, DC
    • National Portrait Gallery and the American Art Museum - 8th and F Streets NW., Washington, DC
    • Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center - 14390 Air & Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA
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    Closeup Map of Smithsonian Museums on the National Mall

    National Mall Museums
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    This map shows the locations of the Smithsonian Museums on the National Mall. The National Museum of African American History, the National Museum of American History and the National Museum of Natural History are located on the north side of the National Mall, between Madison Dr. NW and Constitution Avenue. The Smithsonian Castle, the Sackler Freer Gallery, the National Museum of African Art, the Hirshhorn Museum, the Air and Space Museum, and the National Museum of the American Indian are located on the south side between Jefferson Dr. SW and Independence Avenue SW. 

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    Smithsonian American Art Museums Map

    Smithsonian American Art Museums Map
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    The Renwick Gallery is located at 70 9th St. NW, Washington, DC, just north of the White House. The National Portrait Gallery and the American Art Museum are located at 8th and F Streets NW., Washington, DC in the Penn Quarter neighborhood near the Verizon Center. 

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    Smithsonian National Postal Museum Map

    Smithsonian Postal Museum Map
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    The National Postal Museum is located at 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Washington, DC next to Union Station. Read more about the National Postal Museum.

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    Udvar Hazy Center Map

    Udvar-Hazy Center Map
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    The Udvar-Hazy Center is located near Dulles International Airport at 14390 Air & Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA.

    Directions: Take VA-267 W toward Dulles Airport, Exit 9A for VA-28 S, merge onto Virginia 28 S, Take the Air and Space Museum Pkwy W exit.

    There is no direct Metro service to the Udvar-Hazy Center. You may take a combination of MetroRail and/or MetroBus. Read more about the Udvar-Hazy Center.