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The Freer|Sackler is located on the National Mall, the grassy area between the Capitol and the Washington Monument. The Freer building is closed for renovation, reopening in 2017, so plan to enter through the Haupt Garden (accessible entrance) to begin your Asian art immersion.

When you visit, we recommend taking public transportation, including taxis, as on-street parking is extremely limited. The museum is steps from the Smithsonian Metro stop.

The Basics

We are open 10 am–5:30 pm every day except December 25.

Admission is free.

Questions? Call 202.633.4880 or email us.

Getting Here

Public transportation is your best bet. Limited on-street parking is available, including reserved spaces for visitors with disabilities.

Coming by Bus?

The United States Park Police (202.426.6841) discourages bus parking on the Mall. Try the recommended bus parking areas.

Our Neighbors on the Mall

Review maps and information on our fellow Smithsonian museums.

We are excited to reopen the Freer in October 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.