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Smithsonian Gardens

600 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, D.C. 20024

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(202) 633-2220

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Enriching the Smithsonian experience through exceptional gardens, horticultural exhibits, collections and education.
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Mission

Smithsonian Garden's mission is "to enrich the Smithsonian experience through exceptional gardens, horticultural exhibits, collections, and education."

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An integral part of the Smithsonian Institution (SI), the 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.

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1972
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