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The Smithsonian Institution has two museums of Asian art: the Freer Gallery of Art, which opened to the public in 1923, and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, which welcomed its first visitors in 1987. Together known as the Freer|Sackler, the museums...more
The lady that greeted us upon entry was very helpful in helping us see the highlights of the museums. I initially had only wanted to see the peacock room based on other reviews - but there was so much more interesting things to see. My...More
The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are two museums interconnected underground, both devoted to Asian art. The Freer Gallery features one of the premier collections of Asian art, with objects dating from Neolithic times to the early 20th century, as...More
The big draw for us was Whistler's Peacock Room - definitely impressive. The museum houses Asian pottery, lots of jade objects, and some statues. A large amount of Buddhist art. There's an outside courtyard in the center where you can sit. The museum is a...More
You have two (2) separate galleries (buildings) inter connected, in the most complicated way possible, poor signs directing guests, and the map is not very helpful either. You will spend more time up & down stairs or elevators, walking down long empty hallways, to find...More
I was so excited when I found this museum. They have artifacts from all over Asia and from many different time periods. The Peacock Room is beautiful! All the staff were friendly and very helpful. Their gift shop is also great!
An extremely well laid out Museum with very unique and scarce exhibits from the Asian region highlighting various religious facets including Buddhism as peculiar to major countries of the region.
An ideal place to feel relaxed in a cool environment with substantial education on regions...More
I visit Washington DC at least once a month and the Sacker & Freeer Galleries are my favorites. Last week I found an exhibition on Buddah which was amazing. Overall the galleries have a small but extremely selective collection of very fine South Asian and...More
It’s in same stretch (I call it museum mile, as most of the famous museums, are in this stretch), capitol building to Washington monument. It is just next to Smithsonian Castle (Visitor center), 7’0 clock.
I don’t know much about arts, but what I heard...More