Ethan Wisden

Smithsonian

Things To Do In Smithsonian

Did you know a young guy named Richard Rush got the money to make the Smithsonian? Well, he actually did. There are may things to do there such as 19 Museums , 9 Research centers, and last but not least, The National Zoo.

Date and Art Pieces

It was founded in 1846 and is a very Popular Place. It represents 40,000 Art Pieces! And represents 7,000 American artist! Did you know that the movie called " The Night at the Museum" was filmed here? Well it was!

It's Names

It was originally called the National Gallery of Art in 1937. In 2000 it was renamed the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Bibliography

" Smithsonian". Britannica School. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. 2014.

Smithsonian Institution: Castle building. IMAGE. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 Apr. 2014.