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S. Dillon Ripley Center 

S. Dillon Ripley Center

Entered from a copper domed kiosk on Jefferson Drive between the "Castle" and the Freer Gallery of Art, the S. Dillon Ripley Center houses The Smithsonian Associates, the Discovery Theater, and the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service. The Ripley Center also contains a small conference center and meeting rooms.

Highlights Changing exhibitions, The Smithsonian Associates, and the Discovery Theater.

Hours
10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. daily
Closed December 25

Admission is FREE

Information
p202-633-1000 (voice/tape)
info@si.edu

Location
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC

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Metro Station
Metro Orange BlueSmithsonian (Mall exit)

Parking
There is no public parking facility at the Smithsonian on the National Mall; on-street parking is limited and posted times are enforced.
Parking map (PDF) »

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