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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

The Freer|Sackler is currently closed for renovation, updates, and gallery reinstallation. Learn more »

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.

The Freer|Sackler is currently closed for renovations, updates, and gallery reinstallation. The popular exhibition Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan is still on view in the International Gallery. (Enter through the Ripley Center.) Please join us for our weekend-long reopening celebration on October 14 and 15, 2017.