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Hours and Directions

Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM)

Smithsonian American Art Museum Building

Open daily
11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20004
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Museum Information (recorded):
(202) 633-7970
Smithsonian Information:
(202) 633-1000


Hours
11:30 a.m.–7 p.m. daily
Closed December 25


Free Admission


Getting Here
The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s main building is at the heart of a revitalized downtown arts district, known as the Penn Quarter. It is conveniently located above the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro station (Red, Yellow and Green lines). The DC Circulator also serves the museum’s Penn Quarter neighborhood. Barrier-free access is available at the 8th and G Street entrance.


Parking
Limited on-street parking at meters and several public garages are available in the neighborhood.


Renwick Gallery


Open daily
10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
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Museum Information (recorded):
(202) 633-7970
Smithsonian Information:
(202) 633-1000


Hours
10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Closed December 25


Free Admission


Getting Here
The Renwick Gallery is located steps from the White House in the heart of historic federal Washington. The closest Metro stations are Farragut West (Orange/Blue/Silver lines) and Farragut North (Red line). Barrier-free access is available at the 17th Street entrance.


Parking
Limited on-street parking at meters and several public garages are available in the neighborhood.


Strollers currently are not permitted in the galleries on Friday, Saturday and Sunday; holidays; and at other times when the galleries are especially crowded. Stroller parking is available at the 17th Street accessible entrance. This temporary measure is to protect the artworks.