"Smithsonian Castle" Smithsonian Castle Tip by Tom_Fields
Smithsonian Castle, Washington D.C.: 54 reviews and 95 photos
This ornate, red-brick "castle" was built in 1855 by James Renwick. It houses the Visitors Center, a small cafe, and exhibits on James Smithson. He was a wealthy Englishman who left a vast endowment to create this magnificent collection of museums.
Address: 1000 Jefferson Drive S.W.
Directions: Metro Stop: Smithsonian Station.(Mall Exit)
Phone: (202) 357-2700
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