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National Museum of American History

Kenneth E. Behring Center

americanhistory.si.edu

Devoted to the scientific, cultural, social, technological, and political development of the United States.

Highlights Star-Spangled Banner, the flag that inspired the national anthem; Washington's uniform; Jefferson's lap desk; Dorothy's ruby slippers

Hours
10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. daily
See Extended Hours Calendar »
Closed December 25

Admission is FREE

Dining

Accessibility

Location
1400 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC

See Map »

Metro Station
Metro Orange BlueSmithsonian (Mall exit) or Federal Triangle

Parking
Parking is limited to street parking and commercial lots and garages.
Parking map (PDF) »