Food & Shops
Did you know? All income from sales supports the educational activities of the Smithsonian Institution.
Main Museum Store
A new 6,000-square-foot store is centrally located on the first floor. Visitors may browse through a collection that includes new merchandise inspired by the Star-Spangled Banner, an expanded line of jewelry and a wonderful book selection. Dog tags, toys, note cards, T-shirts and other old favorites are also available.
Mall Museum Store
Located at the Mall entrance to the Museum, the newly remodeled Mall Store is the grooviest place on the National Mall. It features your favorite popular culture icons, from Lucille Ball to Elvis to Barbie. There are tie-died T’s, nostalgic toys and terrific accessories. Be there or be square.
The Price of Freedom Store
The third floor store is adjacent to the exhibition The Price of Freedom: Americans at War. It carries a large selection of military-themed merchandise, including personalized dog tags that are made on the spot. There is also a large selection of products related to the exhibition The American Presidency, also located on the third floor. Gifts, informative books and maps, White House souvenirs, and military-style clothing are just some of the items available.
Wireless internet access is free and open to the public in the Stars and Stripes Cafe (lower level), Welcome Center (second floor), and in the American Stories exhibition.
Other Fun Things
If taking a short, wild adventure is your idea of a break, then you will enjoy our ride simulators. They will take you on a variety of journeys like driving a racecar or riding a roller coaster.
Create a terrific personalized souvenir of your visit to the Smithsonian. Collect all 8 pennies in our new penny album. Machines are located in the main store.
Smithsonian National Mall Tours
Experience a fun and unique way to learn about the Smithsonian, the National Mall, and the rich history of Washington, D.C. Three-hour Segway tours depart from the Museum's Mall entrance daily. Call 202-384-8516 for reservations and information.