Washington DC homes the National Archives which houses thousands of documents important to American history including the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The Library of Congress, located in three buildings on Capitol Hill, is the largest library complex in the world with a collection of over one hundred and forty seven million books, manuscripts and other materials. The United States Supreme Court Building was completed in nineteen hundred and thirty five. Before then, the court held sessions in the Old Senate Chamber of the Capitol.
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The Smithsonian Institution is an educational foundation chartered by Congress in eighteen hundred and forty six that maintains most of the nation’s official museums and galleries in Washington DC. The United States government partially funds the Smithsonian, thus making its collections open to the public free of charge. The more visited of the Smithsonian museums is the National Air and Space Museum located on the National Mall. Other Smithsonian Institution museums and galleries located on the mall are: the National Museum of Natural History; the National Museum of African Art; the National Museum of American History; the National Museum of the American Indian; the Sackler and Freer galleries, which both focus on Asian art and culture; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; the Arts and Industries Building; the S. Dillon Ripley Center and the Smithsonian Institution Building, which is also known as “The Castle “ and serves as the headquarters of the institution.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery are located in the same building of Donald W. Reynolds Center, near Washington’s Chinatown. The Reynolds Center is also known as the Old Patent Office Building. The Renwick Gallery is officially part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum but is located in a separate building near the White House. Other Smithsonian museums and galleries include: the Anacostia Community Museum in South east Washington; the National Postal Museum near Union Station and the National Zoo in Woodley Park.