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Website www.si.edu
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1846
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (CAD) per year
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The Smithsonian Institution has many hats, from the one worn by Harrison Ford in the Indiana Jones movies, to the one worn by Abraham Lincoln the night he was assassinated. One of the world's leading cultural institutions, the Smithsonian houses more than 137 million objects in 19 museums and galleries, most of which are on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Some 30 million people every year view the Smithsonian's exhibits on art, music, TV and film, science, history, and other subjects. Admission to all but one of the Smithsonian's facilities is free; only the... More

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