You must go through security screening upon entering the Museum. Please have your bags and strollers ready for inspection.
The following items are NOT PERMITTED in the Museum:
- selfie sticks
- pen knives
- food and drinks
- aerosol cans
- placards, signs, or banners
The following items are PERMITTED in the Museum:
- assistant dogs
- bottled water
Please note that lines can form outside the building entrances, so you should dress accordingly. See the Smithsonian's security policy for the most up-to-date information.