What museums are open in DC during the shutdown?

What museums are open in DC during the shutdown?

  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum.
  • The Phillips Collection.
  • Washington National Cathedral.
  • President Lincoln’s Cottage.
  • Glenstone.
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts.
  • Kreeger Museum.
  • Art Museum of the Americas.

Is Smithsonian open now?

Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle) Open daily 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Are museums still open in DC?

DC-Area Museums That Are Now Open: The National Museum of the American Indian will be open Wednesdays through Sundays 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Free timed-entry passes are required. The National Museum of American History will be open Fridays through Tuesdays 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Free timed-entry passes are required.

Are National Mall museums closed?

Most Smithsonian museums no longer require timed-entry passes and museums on the National Mall have returned to their pre-pandemic hours (most are open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.). Free timed passes are still required at the National Museum of African American History and Culture and Smithsonian’s National Zoo.

Is DC open for tourism?

As of May 21, DC is fully reopen for the majority of activities and we look forward to welcoming you this summer and beyond. The health and safety of visitors to Washington, DC remains a top priority.

Is it safe to drive through DC?

OVERALL RISK : MEDIUM. Washington D.C. is overall very safe to travel to, with some dangerous areas and spots where you might feel uneasy. However, the criminal activities that occur only apply to dangerous parts of the city, which are rarely frequented by tourists.

Are tickets required for African American museum?

All visitors, regardless of age, must have a timed-entry pass to enter the museum. A limited number of timed-entry passes are available. Visitors can reserve timed-entry passes up to 30 days in advance on a rolling basis.

Can you go up into the Washington Monument?

Admission to the Monument Today, visitors to Washington DC can tour the monument and visit it day or night, including climbing to the top of the obelisk. Although it is free and open to the public, guests need to get tickets in order to tour the monument.

What’s open in DC as the National Zoo reopen?

There are lots of new animals to meet at the National Zoo as it reopens Friday. Juliana Valencia explains what you need to know to plan your visit. Museums that are back open in the D.C. area include the National Zoo, along with multiple other Smithsonian facilities and entertainment venues.

Are there capacity limits at DC museums and attractions?

The DC government has allowed for unlimited capacity at museums and attractions. However, individual entities may impose their own capacity limits. Visit the Smithsonian Institution’s website for all hours of operation, a full reopening schedule and admission information.

Are there any museums that have reopened?

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has reopened. For more information regarding hours, timed entry and safety protocols, visit the museum’s website. The National Museum of the Marine Corps has reopened. For more information on safety protocols, visit the museum’s website.

When does the National Capital Trolley Museum open in Maryland?

The National Capital Trolley Museum in Colesville, Maryland, reopens for visitors on Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Space is limited, so make an online reservation before you go. Tickets ($10 for adults, $8 with discount) include a guided tour and trolley ride.