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Smithsonian Institution Building, Washington

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Contact: +1 202 633 1000
Open Hours: M-Su 10a-5:30p
Commonly known as "America's attic," the Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum complex and research organization. Organize your tours of the Smithsonian buildings in Washington by starting at the Institute's easy-to-locate red sandstone Gothic castle. Ongoing video presentations, touch screens, maps and helpful staff members will help visitors create a plan to navigate the many varied museums. The building is also commonly referred to as the "Castle."