Asia is a rather large place, and a tour through these Asian Art museums is a bit like a travel from Japan to Turkey. The Asian galleries, along with the connected African Art museum are a lot quieter and more peaceful than the huge museums to the east, which can be quite a relief! Like their companion museum above, the Freer and Sackler galleries host very frequent events.
1200 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC, United States
Nearest Transit: Smithsonian (Blue Line, Orange Line & Silver Line)
+1 202 633-100
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Nearby Attractions on Map
Lincoln Memorial(2 km)
Overlooking the lawns and Reflecting Pool of the National Mall in Washington DC, the Lincoln Memorial is an awe-inspiring monument that honors the 16th President of the USA.
Jefferson Memorial(1.1 km)
Thomas Jefferson played an outsized role as one of the USA's Founding Fathers, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third president.
National Gallery of Art(0.7 km)
The staggering depth and breadth of the world-class collections here are a clear testament to U.
National Museum of American History(0.4 km)
Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of American History showcases the social, political, cultural, and scientific heritage as well as economic and military history of the United States.
World War II Memorial(1.1 km)
The World War II Memorial in the National Mall commemorates the 16 million servicemen of the US armed forces who supported the country's World War II efforts.
United States Capitol(1.4 km)
Nestled on a plateau in Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington DC, the Capitol is a power centre, home to the House of Representatives and the Senate.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum(0.5 km)
Both a museum and a memorial, this space is dedicated to the exposition of just what exactly occurred during the Holocaust, its pointless inhumanity and unbelievable suffering.
Washington Monument(0.7 km)
Looming large over the entire National Mall, the Washington Monument is a soaring tribute to Founding Father and first President of the USA George Washington.
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