Getting Here and Parking
The museum entrance is located on Madison Dr. NW, between 9th St NW and 12 St NW (Google Map). The museum exit is located at 10th St. NW & Constitution Ave. NW.
The closest Metro stations to the museum are the Federal Triangle Metro station, located on the Blue, Orange, and Silver lines; the Archives/Navy Memorial station on the Green and Yellow lines; and the Metro Center station on the Red line. View a map of the closest Metro stations.
There are no Smithsonian Institution public parking facilities on the National Mall.
On-street meter parking options are available but please be advised to carefully check the days and hours of enforcement posted on the parking meters and curbside signs.
There are designated parking spaces for people with disabilities around the National Mall. View the Smithsonian Accessibility Map (PDF).
We encourage visitors to take public transportation. If you do drive, there are commercial parking lots located throughout the area.
The Smithsonian is happy to partner with ParkWhiz to help our customers reserve a museum parking spot in advance. Visit ParkWhiz to book your space today.