Tuesdays to Saturdays: 10 am to 4 pm (September - July)
Closed Sundays and Mondays.
Closed all federal holidays.
Tuesday to Friday: 10:30 am and 1:30 pm
Saturdays: 10:30 am, noon, and 2:00 pm
(all tours subject to docent availability)
*No tours on 9/21 due to Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day.
Tours last approximately 60 minutes.
For tour reservations for groups of 8 or more, click here
. Tour reservations are not required for groups of fewer than 8.
Tours in Spanish, French, Armenian, Farsi, Hebrew, Danish, Dutch, and Swedish are available upon request, based on docent availability. Please call the Museum with requests.
A limited amount of free parking is available in the Museum's parking lot.
The closest Metro stop is Tenleytown-AU and the nearest bus stops are on the D5, D6, and M4 lines.
Storing Personal Items
There is a coat closet at the Museum to store personal items. Umbrellas, large bags, and backpacks are not permitted in the Museum. These items must be stored in the coat closet or left in your vehicle. We are not able to store luggage.
Notebooks, sketchpads pens, pencils, and markers are prohibited in the galleries. Strollers are not permitted inside the Museum, but are welcome on the paved portions of the Sculpture Garden.
Groups of 8 or more must make reservations in advance. Call (202) 337-3050 x310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
to schedule a group visit. A non-refundable check of $10 per person ($8 for seniors 65+ and students) is due two weeks in advance of a scheduled tour. More information is available here
Non-flash photography for personal use is allowed at the Museum, except where otherwise noted. No photoshoots or commercial photography are permitted anywhere in the Museum or on Museum grounds. Tripods, monopods, selfie sticks, separate/detachable flash units, or other large photographic accessories are not allowed
The main floor of the Museum, the Sculpture Terrace, and restrooms are wheelchair accessible. The Museum has a limited number of wheelchairs available to use during your visit. Please note that a companion is needed to push wheelchairs. Paved portions of the Sculpture Garden are wheelchair accessible, and can be accessed via the Garden Gate in the forecourt.
Reaching the lower galleries requires navigating approximately 30 stairs, and a wheelchair is available for use in the lower level galleries. There is no elevator.
Please call to reserve a wheelchair or if you have any concerns or special needs. We will make every effort to accommodate them.