Smithsonian Institution

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P.O. Box 37012 Sib 494, MRC 035 Washington DC 20013 USA


The Smithsonian''s mission is "the increase and diffusion of knowledge." It was established in 1846 with funds bequeathed to the United States by James Smithson. The Institution is as an independent trust instrumentality of the United States and holds more than 137 million artifacts and specimens in its collections. It is a center for scientific research and scholarship in the arts, history, and culture.


Composed of 19 museums and a number of research centers located in the United States and around the world, the Smithsonian each year inspires and educates millions through its museums and programs, and reaches millions more through its Web sites, magazines, television channel, affiliate museums, and traveling exhibitions.

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