Smithsonian Mobile

Smithsonian Mobile

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Smithsonian Mobile is your digital mobile guide to the Smithsonian, built collaboratively with our visitors. Find out what’s on where, discover highlights, search our collections, access tours, podcasts and other apps. Add tips and photos from your visit for other visitors, or share your experiences and photos with Twitter and Facebook followers and friends.

What can you do with Smithsonian Mobile?

• Plan your visit with museum hours, locations, floor plans, and more. "Favorite” events and exhibitions to create your own custom tour or scrapbook of your visit.

• Find our other mobile apps and websites and dig deeper into our stories. Tour collection highlights, watch videos, and listen to podcasts.

• Search our collections to make connections between museums, history, art and science.

• Use augmented reality (AR), "Smithsonian that Way," to discover the behind-the-scenes work of the Smithsonian's museums, research centers, libraries, archives, and affiliates in your neighborhood.

We want to hear from you! Log in via Facebook or Twitter to comment on our museums, collections, exhibitions, and artifacts. Share your expertise or tips!

Continually refreshed and renewed by both visitors and Smithsonian experts, there’s always a reason to come back to Smithsonian Mobile whether you’re on the National Mall, in a Smithsonian museum or beyond!

Developed for the Smithsonian by Tristan Interactive.

Recently changed in this version

Our redesigned app makes it easier than ever to discover all the Smithsonian has to offer!

• Fresh new design makes it easy to learn about our museums and zoo.
• Added ability to share content and photos with followers and friends via Twitter and Facebook.


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Comments and ratings for Smithsonian Mobile
  • (53 stars)

    by Tonya Griffith on 03/04/2014

    Updates won't load.

  • (53 stars)

    by chuck marcotte on 31/03/2014

    Can't upload updates after downloading app. Can't use app without the updates. Too bad was in DC this week.

  • (53 stars)

    by Tony Tierno on 22/03/2014

    After downloading says it needs to update current exhibits. The update doesn't work and you can't use the app without the update. Uninstalled.

  • (53 stars)

    by Amber Cornelius on 23/01/2014

    No new just stuff about museums

  • (53 stars)

    by Katie Obert on 12/01/2014

    I just tried to install. Things seemed OK. Went to run app and it says it needs an update. Clicked OK to update. Update wouldn't finish, closed itself out, then popped back up to try again. This happened several times so I uninstalled it. Hopefully it wil

  • (53 stars)

    by Kay Clark on 28/11/2013

    App shows that it needs an update to open - gets to about 35% then stops. Unable to open app - uninstalling.

  • (53 stars)

    by Shemeca Logan on 14/11/2013

    Downloaded the app and it would never open. Kept saying that it needed an update to Open. pressed the button for the update and it never Completed. plus The "need update" screen kept popping back up. Hopefully it's just a bug that can be fixed.