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The Visitor Center: Museums

Aztalan Museum, Wisconsin
Street Address:
Corner of Hwy B and Hwy Q (2miles east of Lake Mills)
Jefferson, WI 53549
May 15th to September 30: 12pm to 4pm, Thursday to Sunday
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Smithsonian Institution is a museum in Washington, D.C., United States, and is the most popular of the Smithsonian museums. It maintains the largest collection of aircraft and spacecraft in the world. It is also a vital center for research into the history, science, and technology of aviation and spaceflight, as well as planetary science and terrestrial geology and geophysics. Almost all space and aircraft on display are originals or backup crafts to the originals.
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
The builiding is closed in preparation for renovation
900 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, D.C.
Smithsonian Castle
The Smithsonian castle in Washington, D.C., is open every day of the year except December 25. Open from 8:30am-5:30pm. Summer hours are determined annually. See for museum closings due to inclement weather. Admission is Free!
Smithsonian Hirschhorn Museum
The museum is open daily from 10 am to 5:30 pm (closed December 25) and is located at Independence Avenue and Seventh Street SW; admission is free.

Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
The museum was established in 1910, with its building designed by Hornblower & Marshall. The building, designed in the neoclassical architectural style, was the first constructed on the north side of the National Mall, along Constitution Avenue

Freer Gallery of Art & Arthur M. Sackler Galleries
Freer Gallery of Art & Arthur M. Sackler Galleries

Freer Gallery of Art & Arthur M. Sackler Galleries
The Freer Gallery of Art / Arthur M. Sackler Galleries are located on the National Mall, the grassy area between the Capitol and the Washington Monument, steps from the Smithsonian Metro stop. The Sackler Gallery is located at 1050 Independence Avenue, SW. The Freer Gallery of Art is located at Jefferson Drive at 12th Street, SW. The two museums are connected by an underground exhibition space.
Hours are from 10 AM to 5:30 PM every day except Dec. 25, and admission is free.

Decatur House Museum
Decatur House is located one block north of the White House on Lafayette Square, on the corner of H Street and Jackson Place. The museum entrance is located at 1610 H Street, NW.
National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum
The National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum are two museums that tell America's stories through art, history and biography—share a newly renovated National Historic Landmark building in downtown Washington D.C. The Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, named in honor of a generous gift from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, includes the two museums and their special-purpose facilities.




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