Official Guide to the Smithsonian
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The Smithsonian Institution holds more than 142 million artifacts and specimens in its trust. This colorful guide to the eight museums and galleries on the National Mall, five more in the Washington metropolitan area, two in New York City, and the National Zoo presents an enormous amount of history and pertinent museum information, ensuring a rewarding visit. Each detailed section presents the history of the museums and offers a fully illustrated, gallery-by-gallery tour. All the practical information—location, hours, phone numbers, public transportation, services, tours, dining, gift shops, special attractions for children, Web site addresses—is also included. Paperback; 232 pages; over 300 full color images throughout
The Official Guide to the Smithsonian is designed to help visitors organize their trip to the Smithsonian museums. Its portable 5 1/4 x 9 size makes it perfect to travel with for quick reference, a great keepsake for a memorable trip to the nation’s capital and the Smithsonian.
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