Smithsonian institution

Discover the fascinating world of art, culture, history, and science at the renowned Smithsonian Institution. Plan your visit and immerse yourself in a world of knowledge and inspiration.
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Known as the Castle, the oldest of the 19 Smithsonian museums houses the Smithsonian Visitor Center, which offers volunteers and interactive tools to help you plan your Smithsonian visit and tours highlighting the history and architecture of the Castle and beyond. You will also find exhibitions revealing the history, scope, and scale of the Smithsonian; the crypt of founding benefactor James Smithson; Castle Café; museum store; and free visitor Wi-Fi. Open daily 8:30 am - 5:30 pm except…

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It had been so long since I was in this room that I forgot how spectacular the ceiling was. If I'd remembered this, I would have gotten here sooner in my DC vertorama project. I'll definitely be going back and trying this again at around opening time when there are fewer people in the way. This picture is composed of nine sets of 3 images merged to HDR in Photomatix Pro and combined into a vertorama using Photoshop CS4. Follow me on: Twitter | Google+ | Phototourism DC Like what you see?…

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