The Smithsonian family of museums have long enjoyed world renown for their impressive collections - now you can find inspiring gifts in the same styles at SmithsonianStore.com. With lots of items for the home, clothing, toys and accessories that mimic items in their collections, Smithsonian's virtual store is the perfect destination for unique and intelligent gifts. Integrated with their print catalog which be requested from the main page, the site is divided into categories for easy browsing with additional filters for price, museum theme and item type to help you find exactly what you're looking for.
If you're not sure where to begin your museum-inspired shopping, try the new arrivals section or take a look at the great deals on clearance - both offer a wealth of products that are sure to turn heads and garner compliments. Signed books offer a truly intriguing chance for bibliophiles to indulge, while an entire seasonal section can help deck the halls for everything from springtime celebrations to the yuletide. While you're visiting the site, don't forget to sign up for SmithsonianStore.com's newsletter, which will keep you informed about sales and special item appearances throughout the year.
Each purchase from the store financially supports the Smithsonian Institution's family of museums, ensuring the famous artifacts that inspire these gifts remain on display for the public to enjoy. If you'd like to offer additional support to the Smithsonian, a membership can also be purchased through the site. Members enjoy a Smithsonian Magazine issue each month and discount museum tickets, as well as 10% off their purchases at SmithsonianStore.com. Shop for a cause and give gifts that are a cut above your average department store offerings; the Smithsonian Store has lots of thoughtful pieces to make your favorite room or wardrobe into something to really put on display!