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Smithsonian Gardens

600 Maryland Ave. SW Suite 3300 P.O. Box 37012 MRC 506
Washington , DC 20013-7012
(202) 633-5839
Est. 
January, 1842
Free to Public

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.

Horticultural Features

Garden Category

Nationally Accredited Plant Collections 
Sentinel Plant Network GardenYes