« The Castle »

The turreted red sandstone "castle" on the Mall has become the symbol of the Smithsonian Institution, the nation's preeminent museum and research complex. The building functions as a visitor information center providing orientation to the Smithsonian's many museums and to other Washington sights.

Useful information

Adresse : 

1000 Jefferson Dr.

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Originally located in a row of Capitol
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An unmistakable architectural statement
120 minutes
Smithsonian Quadrangle
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Topped by a street-level garden, this
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