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When visiting the National Museum of Natural History, you'll need a good four or five hours to enjoy your time there. Having a quick run-through won’t do justice to it. For that, you shouldn't be worrying about where you’ve parked your car all the time! It’s best to plan for Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History parking well ahead of time.

With no on-site parking and very limited street parking, pre-booking an off-site parking spot is one way to beat the clock. Using, you can book Smithsonian Museum parking garages nearby that offer great value for money and safety at the same time. Book soon to get early-bird discounts and vouchers for big savings!

Here’s a look at the rates and locations of some off-site garages.

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Parking near Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Location Rate  
901 E St NW valet garage parking$19/day
975 F St NW Carroll Square Garage$19/day
505 9th Street NW parking$34/day
901 F St Valet garage parking$17/day
616 E St NW Garage parking$25/day
1325 18th St Garage Parking$25/day
Hyatt Centric Garage parking$32/day
1100 G Street NW parking$21/day
601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW parking$20/day
777 6th Street NW Garage parking$25/day
375 E Street SW Garage parking$21/day
101 Constitution Avenue NW parking$19/day

Smithsonian Museum parking: FAQs

Is there on-site Smithsonian National Museum of History parking?

No, there is no public parking at the Museum of Natural History. Visitors are usually asked to find parking on surrounding streets or at parking garages nearby. Thankfully, it isn’t hard to locate convenient parking nearby – you can find street parking along Constitution Avenue or affordable garages walking distance away.

Where can you find street parking near the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History?

You can find metered street parking along Constitution Avenue NW and Madison Drive NW. Parking rates are $2.30 per hour for a maximum of 2 hours, and parking timings are from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Keeping track of all these rules can be a hassle – it's easier to park at a safe off-site garage instead.

Is there free parking near the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History?

Yes, you can find free parking spots on Constitution Avenue. However, these spots are rarely vacant – you might need to be very lucky to nab free parking near the Smithsonian Natural History Museum. What’s more, you need to keep track of parking regulations, which can be a headache. Towaway times are between 7-9 a.m. and 4-6.30 p.m.

How can I find off-site Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History parking?

The best option for Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History parking is one that offers both affordability and convenience. That’s exactly what you get when pre-booking a spot using! Our smooth interface shows you the closest parking garages in just a few swipes, while our prices are updated in real-time to give you the best rates.

All the garages in our inventory are well-maintained, paved, and quality-checked. They are CCTV-enabled to keep your vehicle safe, and offer value for money with rates as low as $17 per day! So don’t delay – Smithsonian National Museum of National History parking has never been easier.

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History parking tips

The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is located at the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

The Museum entrance is located on Madison Drive NW, between 9th Street NW and 12th Street NW. The exit is located at 10th Street NW and Constitution Avenue NW.

When parking on-street, ensure you check for nearby parking signs that tell you about parking time limits and other regulations.

Try not to leave your valuables exposed on the dashboard or passenger seats. That’s just an invite for car break-ins.

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