Hours, Directions, Parking


(Please note: hours are general guidelines and subject to change for special events and programming)

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: 12 Noon - 5:00 p.m.


Hill Center Galleries are open to the general public

(Occasional closings for special events—please call 202-549-4172 for confirmation)

Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12 Noon - 5:00 p.m.


Public transportation recommended – Hill Center is 2 blocks east of the Eastern Market Metro stop on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines.

Please see Trip Planner at WMATA.com for bus routes and further directions.

Metrobus and Circulator buses also stop nearby at the Eastern Market Metro Plaza (near the corner of 8th and Pennsylvania Avenue, SE).

Click here for a map of the Metro system of Washington, DC.

Hill Center is located on Capitol Hill, Southeast of the U.S. Capitol Building

921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003

The main visitors entrance is just off 9th Street, SE.

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Street parking is limited, and specified for Zone 6 permits.

Parking without residential restrictions is available at meters on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the building.

Long term pay parking is available under the bridge at 8th and I Streets, SE or at a PMI lot on 7th Street across from Eastern Market.

Please read all signs carefully.


Hill Center is a non-smoking campus.