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Admission is free?of charge at all locations except the?Cooper Hewitt?in New York City. All Washington, D.C.¨Carea museums and the American Indian Museum in New York are?open every day of the year except December 25. The Cooper Hewitt in New York is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas.?Four locations?require entry tickets or passes?as noted below.

Admission

Admission is free of charge at all locations except the Cooper Hewitt in New York City.

All Washington, D.C.¨Carea museums and the American Indian Museum in New York are open every day of the year except December 25. The Cooper Hewitt in New York is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Entry

The following locations require passes or tickets.

Passes/tickets are not used at our other locations.

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Congress passed legislation in 2020 establishing two new museums at the Smithsonian: the National Museum of the American Latino and the Smithsonian American Women¡¯s History Museum. The Smithsonian is in early planning stages for both.