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23 - May
(Nearby Event: Arts & Theater)
Where:Smithsonian Institution Castle, 1000 Jefferson Dr SW,, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20560
Saturday, May 23, 2020, 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Did you know that the Castle is the Smithsonian's first and oldest building? Join us as one of our dynamic volunteer docents takes you on a tour to explore the highlights of the Smithsonian Castle. Come learn about the founding and early history of the Smithsonian; its original benefactor, James Smithson; and the incredible history and architecture of the Castle. Here is your opportunity to discover the treasured stories revealed within James Smithson's crypt, the Great Hall, and the West Wing. We'll see you at the Castle!

  • Daily: 9 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

- Tour subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur.

Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours
SponsorSmithsonian Visitor Center
Venue: Smithsonian Castle
Event Location: Meet at information desk
Cost: Free; walk-in
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