The Smithsonian's Lemelson Center

The Smithsonian's Lemelson Center The Lemelson Center has been leading the study of invention and innovation at the Smithsonian since Welcome to the Lemelson Center's page!
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onian’s Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation’s activities advance scholarship on the history of invention, share stories about inventors and their work, and nurture creativity in young people. The Lemelson Center embodies a philosophy akin to that of the inventors we study, of valuing creativity and embracing the potential rewards of intellectual risk-taking. The Center is supported by The Lemelson Foundation, a private philanthropy established by one of the country’s most prolific inventors, Jerome Lemelson, and his family. The Lemelson Center is located in the National Museum of American History. The Lemelson Hall of Invention and Spark!Lab are on the First Floor, West Wing of the Museum.

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14th Street And Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington D.C., DC
20013

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Monday 10am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 11am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 10am - 5:30pm
Thursday 10am - 5:30pm
Friday 11am - 5:30pm
Saturday 11am - 5:30pm
Sunday 11am - 5:30pm

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(202) 633-3656

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