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When can I come?
All Smithsonian museums continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as needed basis.
Where are you located?
Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20013-7012
Other questions? Call 202.633.1000 or email us.
How do I get there?
Visit our Maps and Directions page for details.
What do I need to know?
What is there to do?
And for the kids?
What about group tours?
Where to eat
Our café in the Sackler pavilion is open daily (except December 25) from 10 am to 4 pm. Enjoy coffee and tea with a selection of pastries, snacks, and beverages. Visit other Smithsonian museums for more places to eat. The nearest dining option is the Smithsonian Castle.
Places to stay
Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC is proud to sponsor the Freer|Sackler.
Transportation and parking
Barrier-free entrances are located at street level on Independence Avenue. Ask about free wheelchairs, accessible bathrooms, tactile maps, large-print labels, and more at the information desks. See more about accessibility.
Babies and toddlers
Security personnel may inspect bags, parcels, and similar items. They may require items be stored in a locker.
You are invited to use non-flash photography except where specifically prohibited. Devices such as tripods and selfie sticks are not permitted.
The Smithsonian may film, photograph, live stream, or otherwise record in the museums. By your presence, you consent to the use of your image and statements, and those of your minor children, in connection with Smithsonian activities in any media.