Event Logistics

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Event Venues

Most frequently used locations for events (to view all locations, see venue map):

  1. Baird Auditorium and Computer Lab for Learning
    National Museum of Natural History
    10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
    Metro: Federal Triangle, Blue/Orange Lines

  2. Discovery Theater
    S. Dillon Ripley Center
    1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Mall exit, Blue/Orange Lines

  3. Holiday Inn Capitol
    STUDY TOURS: bus pickup location (most local tours)
    550 C Street (at 6th and C Streets), SW
    Metro: L’Enfant Plaza, 7th & Maryland Avenue exit,
    Blue/Orange or Yellow/Green Lines

  4. Jefferson Auditorium
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    14th Street and Independence Avenue, SW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Independence Avenue exit, Blue/Orange Lines

  5. Johnson IMAX Theatre
    National Museum of Natural History
    10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
    Metro: Federal Triangle, Blue/Orange Lines

  6. Lisner Auditorium
    George Washington University
    21st and H Streets, NW
    Metro: Foggy Bottom-GWU, Blue/Orange Lines

  7. Marion and Gustave Ring Auditorium
    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
    7th Street and Independence Avenue, SW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Mall exit, Blue/Orange Lines
    L'Enfant Plaza, 7th & Maryland Avenue exit, Blue/Orange Lines

  8. Meyer Auditorium
    Freer Gallery of Art
    12th Street and Independence Avenue, SW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Independence Avenue exit, Blue/Orange Lines

  9. Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium
    Smithsonian American Art Museum
    8th and G Streets, NW
    Metro: Gallery Place-Chinatown, Red or Yellow/Green Lines

  10. Rasmuson Theater
    National Museum of the American Indian
    4th Street and Independence Avenue, SW
    Metro: L'Enfant Plaza, Maryland Avenue/Smithsonian Museums Exit
    Blue/Orange or Green/Yellow Lines

  11. Renwick Gallery
    Grand Salon
    1661 Pennsylvania Avenue (at 17th Street), NW
    Metro: Farragut North, Red Line
    or Farragut West, Blue/Orange Lines

  12. Ronald Reagan International Conference Center
    1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Metro: Federal Triangle, Blue/Orange Lines

  13. S. Dillon Ripley Center (Room TBD)
    1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Mall exit, Blue/Orange Lines

  14. Smithsonian Castle
    1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Mall exit, Blue/Orange Lines

  15. US Navy Memorial Foundation Auditorium
    701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Metro: Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter, Green/Yellow Lines

  16. Voice of America Bulding Auditorium
    330 Independence Avenue, SW
    (enter on C St.; Wilbur J. Cohen Building)
    Metro: Federal Center SW, Blue/Orange Lines

  17. Warner Brothers Theater (formerly Carmichael Auditorium)
    National Museum of American History
    14th and Constitution Avenue, NW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Mall exit, Blue/Orange Lines

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Other locations (not shown on venue map):

  1. Greenberg Theatre
    4200 Wisconsin Ave.
    Metro: Tenleytown AU, Red Line

  2. Katzen Arts Center
    American University
    4400 Massachusetts Ave.
    Metro: Tenleytown AU, Red Line

  3. Mayflower Hotel
    STUDY TOURS: bus pickup location (most overnight tours)
    1127 Connecticut Ave NW (Bus pickup on DeSales Street )
    Metro: Farragut North, Red Line

  4. Meridian House
    Meridian House International Center
    1630 Crescent Place, NW

  5. National Building Museum
    401 F Street NW
    Metro: Judiciary Square, F Street exit, Red Line
    Gallery Place-Chinatown station, Yellow/Green Lines

  6. National Zoological Park (National Zoo)
    3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    Metro: Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan,
    Connecticut Ave & Woodley Rd. exit, Red Line

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METRO NOTES:

Station/Entrance   Closes at
Smithsonian - Mall Entrance   10 PM
Smithsonian - Independence Avenue/12th Street Entrance   Midnight; 2 AM Sat./Sun.
Gallery Place   Midnight; 2 AM Sat./Sun.
Federal Triangle   Midnight; 2 AM Sat./Sun.

Call 202-637-7000 to check on the last train to your destination.



MAPS

Accessibility Maps
Entrances, curb cuts, designated parking and more

Anacostia Museum
Fort Stanton Park, Washington, D.C.

National Mall
Smithsonian museums on or near the National Mall

 

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Near Washington Dulles International Airport,
Chantilly, Va.

Venues
Most frequently used locations for events


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