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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Getting Here: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
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Address: 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20560

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Street Address

The Museum is located at 1000 Constitution Ave., NW in Washington, D.C. 20004 (Mailing Address)

Public Transportation

Metrorail is conveniently located near many Smithsonian museums. The closest Metro Station to the National Museum of Natural History is the Smithsonian Station (Mall exit) on the Blue and Orange line. For a Metrorail map and more information, visit the Metro Website:


There is no public parking facility at the Smithsonian on the National Mall; on-street parking is limited and posted times are enforced. There are commercial parking lots and garages located within several blocks of the museums. There are also a limited number of parking spaces for vehicles with the appropriate license plate or permit for visitors with disabilities.

National Mall Map

For a map of the National Mall, including the National Museum of Natural History and other Smithsonian museums, see the Smithsonian Maps page.

Smithsonian Visitor Information

For general Smithsonian Institution visitor information, including maps, transportation options, and other tips for visiting, please see: Smithsonian Visitor Information. For additional information, please call (202) 633-1000 or TTY (202) 357-1729.

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