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DYK... students have access to all things Smithsonian?


Welcome to Smithsonian Open Access


We can download, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian's images - right now, without asking!


With new platforms and tools, we have easier access to more than 3 million 2D and 3D digital images from all of the Smithsonian collections - with many more to come!


This includes images and data from across the Smithsonian's 19 museums, 9 research centers, multiple libraries & archives, and the National Zoo.

Smithsonian Open Access: 2.8 Million Images Are Yours to Use

How can I use Smithsonian Open Access content?

Smithsonian invites anyone to download, share, and reuse their open access assets for art and creative projects, education, scholarly research, digital media projects, publications, merchandising, and more—all without charge or restrictions from the Smithsonian.


Start your journey today - visit www.si.edu/openaccess

Featured Platforms

Developer Tools

3D Voyager

Smithsonian Figshare

Open Access Highlights