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Smithsonian Institution
23 May 2020 at 4:48pm
The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum, education, and research complex. We are a community of learning and the opener of doors. Join us on a voyage of discovery and explore and learn online.

Smithsonian Institution - Wikipedia
23 May 2020 at 10:50am
The Smithsonian Institution (/ s m ? ? ? s o? n i ? n / smith-SOH-nee-?n), also known simply as the Smithsonian, is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.It was founded on August 10, 1846, "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge". The institution is named after its founding donor, British scientist James Smithson.

Smithsonian Institution Museums in Washington, DC ...
23 May 2020 at 4:12pm
Collectively called the Smithsonian Institution, this world-renowned museum and research complex consists of 17 museums, galleries and a zoo. Explore and learn about everything from the origins of man and the future of flight to the history of art across multiple continents with more than 150 million objects, works of art and specimens to discover.

Smithsonian Releases 2.8 Million Images Into Public Domain ...
23 May 2020 at 3:19am
Smithsonian Releases 2.8 Million Images Into Public Domain The launch of a new open access platform ushers in a new era of accessibility for the Institution

How to Virtually Explore the Smithsonian From Your Living ...
23 May 2020 at 7:15am
The Smithsonian Institution?s 19 museums, galleries, gardens and National Zoo have temporarily shut their doors as a public health precaution aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19. But while ...

Smithsonian Institution | History & Facts | Britannica
23 May 2020 at 10:14am
Smithsonian Institution, research institution founded by the bequest of James Smithson, an English scientist.Smithson, who died in 1829, had stipulated in his will that should his nephew and heir himself die without issue, his remaining assets would pass to the United States and be used to found the Smithsonian Institution. The nephew died, heirless, in 1835, and the U.S. government was ...

Virtual Tour | Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
23 May 2020 at 4:34pm
All Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C., including the National Zoo, and in New York City are temporarily closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a week-to-week basis.

Webcams | Smithsonian's National Zoo
23 May 2020 at 3:15pm
Please Note: All Smithsonian museums, including the National Zoo, continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. Animal keepers and veterinary staff remain working on-site at the Zoo and at the Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia, to provide the usual highest quality care for the animals.

Collections Search Center, Smithsonian Institution
19 May 2020 at 4:39pm
Search over 16 million records of museum objects, archives and library materials including more than 5.1 million online images, ... Become a digital volunteer and help transcribe and review some of the Smithsonian's many digitized collections, making them more accessible and searchable for researchers around the world. Browse ongoing projects ...

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