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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/Silver Lines
  2. Discovery Theater
    S. Dillon Ripley Center
    1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Mall exit, Blue/Orange/Silver 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/Silver or Yellow/Green Lines
  4. Lisner Auditorium
    George Washington University
    21st and H Streets, NW
    Metro: Foggy Bottom-GWU, Blue/Orange/Silver Lines
  5. Marion & Gustave Ring Auditorium
    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
    7th Street and Independence Avenue, SW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Mall exit, Blue/Orange/Silver Lines
    L'Enfant Plaza, 7th & Maryland Avenue exit, Blue/Orange/Silver or Green/Yellow Lines
  6. Meyer Auditorium
    Freer Gallery of Art
    12th Street and Independence Avenue, SW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Independence Avenue exit, Blue/Orange/Silver Lines
  7. Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium
    Smithsonian American Art Museum
    8th and G Streets, NW
    Metro: Gallery Place-Chinatown, Red or Green/Yellow Lines
  8. 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/Silver or Green/Yellow Lines
  9. Renwick Gallery
    Grand Salon
    1661 Pennsylvania Avenue (at 17th Street), NW
    Metro: Farragut North, Red Line
    or Farragut West, Blue/Orange/Silver Lines
  10. S. Dillon Ripley Center
    1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Mall exit, Blue/Orange/Silver Lines
  11. Smithsonian Castle 1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Mall exit, Blue/Orange/Silver Lines
  12. US Navy Memorial Foundation Auditorium
    701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Metro: Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter, Green/Yellow Lines
  13. Voice of America Bulding Auditorium
    330 Independence Avenue, SW
    (enter on C St.; Wilbur J. Cohen Building)
    Metro: Federal Center SW, Blue/Orange/Silver Lines
  14. Warner Bros. Theater
    National Museum of American History
    14th and Constitution Avenue, NW
    Metro: Smithsonian station, Mall exit, Blue/Orange/Silver Lines

Other locations not shown on venue map

  1. Mayflower Hotel
    STUDY TOURS: bus pickup location (most overnight tours)
    1127 Connecticut Ave NW (Bus pickup on DeSales Street )
    Metro: Farragut North, Red Line
  2. National Building Museum
    401 F Street NW
    Metro: Judiciary Square, F Street exit, Red Line
    Gallery Place-Chinatown station, Red/Yellow/Green Lines
  3. National Zoological Park (National Zoo)
    3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    Metro: Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan
    Connecticut Ave & Woodley Rd. exit, Red Line

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