Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Museum of the American Indian
We’ve been to this museum three times and we still haven’t seen it all. Most of this amazing collection was assembled by one man, George Gustav Heye. When his artifacts were transferred to the Smithsonian, native people from South, Central and North America became involved in all phases of the design of the museum plus interpretation of the artifacts and the traditions of their ancient and modern lifestyles.
We almost always park in front of the Air and Space Museum where there’s a section of handicapped parking spaces. There are also some good handicapped spaces by the National Gallery of Art. The street is signed – No Parking 1-10:00 AM Mon-Fri 3 Hour Limit All Other Times. The spaces fill fast. We try to get there a little before ten. The three hour limit doesn’t seem to be enforced.
Everything is accessible. Museum 38.88837, -77.01669 Map