Smithsonian Gardens

Capital Gallery, Suite 3300, MRC 506
Washington, DC 20013

202-633-2220

Our Mission: To enrich the Smithsonian experience through exceptional gardens, horticultural exhibits, collections, and education.

An integral part of the Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Gardens creates and manages the Smithsonian’s outdoor gardens, interiorscapes, and horticulture-related collections and exhibits. Established in 1972 to manage the museum grounds, Smithsonian Gardens extends the museums’ exhibits and learning environment in a public garden setting while shaping visitors’ overall experience of the Smithsonian.

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