Hours and Admission
The Freer and Sackler Galleries are open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. every day except December 25.
Admission is free.
Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive at 12th St SW
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Ave SW
P.O. Box 37012, MRC 707
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
Questions? Call 202.633.4880 or email us.
Maps and Directions
Transportation and Parking
Limited on-street parking is available, including reserved spaces for visitors with disabilities. Public transportation is encouraged. Information on transportation in D.C. at goSmithsonian.com
Groups arriving by bus should note that the United States Park Police (202.426.6841) discourages bus parking on the Mall. Recommended bus parking areas
Handicap accessible entrance to the Freer Gallery is located on Independence Avenue at 12th Street, SW.
Places to eat
The Freer and Sackler do not have on-site eateries; however, there are places to eat
close by and in other Smithsonian museums. The nearest dining option is located in the Smithsonian Castle.
Places to stay
Because all bags need to be checked by security, please leave personal items and lunches on the bus if possible. If you must bring lunches inside, please place them in clear plastic bags so they can easily pass inspection. Arrive at least 10 to 15 minutes before your tour to allow time for the security check.
Lockers are available for public use.
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