Comfort Inn Downtown DC/Convention Center
1201 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 682-5300
Fax: (202) 408-0830
The Arts and Industries Building
Mo to Su from 10:00 AM to 05:30 PMLocated beside the Smithsonian Castle, Arts and Industries Building contains artifacts from the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia and provides a wonderful view into daily life a century ago. This is also the home of the African-American Museum Project, with continuously changing exhibits of African-American life and the Smithsonian Discovery Theater. Children will love the performances by puppeteers, mimes, dancers and actors from around the nation.