National Museum of the American Indian
About the Museum
A diverse and multifaceted cultural and educational enterprise, the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is an active and visible component of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum complex. The NMAI cares for one of the world's most expansive collections of Native artifacts, including objects, photographs, archives, and media covering the entire Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Tierra del Fuego.
Outdoor Audio Experience
Welcome! As you wander around the outside of our very special building, you will receive push notifications whenever you are near an “audio story experience”. Simply click on the image that appears, then press “play” to hear the audio. There may be 1 or several audio tracks within each story. Note that if you receive a push notification and choose not to open at that moment, you may click on the small “x” in the corner to delete the notification. It will appear again in about 7 minutes if you remain in the same area. You may also access all stories at any time by navigating through the app.
We invite you to travel along with our native voices and sounds into the spirit of our place.
One Museum, Three Locations
The National Museum of the American Indian operates three facilities. This museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. offers exhibition galleries and spaces for performances, lectures and symposia, research, and education. The George Gustav Heye Center (GGHC) in New York City houses exhibitions, research, educational activities, and performing arts programs. The Cultural Resources Center (CRC) in Suitland, Maryland houses the museum's collections as well as the conservation, repatriation, and digital imaging programs, and research facilities. The NMAI's off-site outreach efforts, often referred to as the "fourth museum," include websites, traveling exhibitions, and community programs.
The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere—past, present, and future—through partnership with Native people and others. The museum works to support the continuance of culture, traditional values, and transitions in contemporary Native life.
Admission is free, and the building is accessible to people with disabilities.
The National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C., is located on the National Mall between the Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum and the U.S. Capitol Building.
L’Enfant Plaza (Blue/Orange/Green/Yellow lines), exit Maryland Avenue/Smithsonian Museums
Lines 30, 32, 34–36—Friendship Heights/Southern Avenue
The museum does not have parking. Parking is available by meter on the surrounding streets and in local paid parking garages. There are nine bus drop-off only spaces on Maryland Avenue accessible from 3rd Street.
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