Smithsonian Castle, Washington D. C.
About Smithsonian Castle, Washington D. C.
Smithsonian Castle, Washington D. C. - Address, Phone Number
Address: 1000 Jefferson Drive S.W., Washington DC, DC
Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
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The Smithsonian Castle is a beautiful building made of red stone that is sure to be a delightful experience on your trip to Washington. This castle is used as a working headquarters but also serves as a lovely tourist attraction. The building looks like it is straight out of a fairy-tale and has a lovely charm to it. It is worth visiting just to see the old architecture if nothing else.
The green gardens that surround it can be visited on a pleasant afternoon. The interiors of the building are fascinating as well. Be sure to explore the various decorations that make the place so fascinating to the tourists who visit it.
Smithsonian Castle Information
- A set number of guided tours of the Smithsonian Castle are offered, contingent upon the accessibility of one of the display centre’s numerous volunteer docents.
How To reach Smithsonian Castle by Public Transport
- Jefferson Drive SW
Restaurants Near Smithsonian Castle
- Smithsonian Metro
- Fogo de Chao
- Paul Bakery and Cafe
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Smithsonian Castle, Washington D. C. Reviews - Write a Review
The one-stop place for information about all things Smithsonian. The stunning Medieval architecture completely masks the fat that it is just an administrative building for the Smithsonian Institution. Hence, there are no exhibits here. However, there is a very cool small scale model of the city of Washington DC, the entire city's blueprint shown in models.
Amazing network of museums! I loved what I was able to see, you definitely can't experience it all in one day. The exhibits and collections were awesome, I definitely want to go back and see more.
Great place to stop and catch your breath. Visitor center has helpful maps. Restrooms. Café. Braille display for the blind. Miniature display of DC helps one orient themselves. A beautiful historic building.
Personally think the exhibition could be better. But it surely served the purpose of explaining how Smithsonian was formed and developed throughout the years. What's more interesting is the garden. It has some of the rarest flowers and plants from around all over the world. Check out the photos~
Dropped in for washroom (closed at the time) and had a welcome drink and ice cream after tramping the mall. Live the Smithsonian experience. Shop had some good deals.
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