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Research access guide for the Smithsonian Institution.


About the Smithsonian Institute:

Established in 1846, the Smithsonian is a collection of museums and research centers that aims to increase general knowledge for the public. It is comprised of 19 museums, 9 research centers, and one zoo.

The Freer and Sackler Galleries comprise the portion of the Smithsonian Institution which focus on Asian artwork and material.

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Institution: Smithsonian Institute
Founded: 1846
Type: museum
Location: Washington, DC

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