How to Get Smithsonian Channel on Roku

Smithsonian Channel on Roku

ViacomCBS has got lots of pay-TV channels under various categories. Smithsonian is one of the pay-TV channels that cover the infotainment segment. It offers thousands of documentaries under various categories like history, science, nature, aviation, culture, space, and pop culture. It features a wide variety of non-fiction programming. Apart from TV series, it offers content like CuriosityStream, which is mainly documentaries. You can install the Smithsonian Channel on Roku with ease.

The Smithsonian Channel is available on the Roku Channel Store for free to download. You can install the channel and log in with your active pay-TV service provider.

How to Install Smithsonian Channel on Roku

(1) Navigate to the Roku Channel Store from your Roku home screen by clicking on the Streaming Channels option.

Roku Home Screen

(2) Choose the Search Channels.

Roku Channel Store

(3) On the search screen, type Smithsonian Channel.

Search on Roku

(4) Select the same from the search results.

(5) Click on the Add Channel button.

(6) Launch the Smithsonian Channel app by clicking on Go to Channel button.

(7) Choose the option to log in. You can log in with the service providers.

(8) Then, choose the service provider that you have subscribed for.

(9) Now, you can start streaming the content.

Alternative Ways to Fet Smithsonian Channel on Roku


Starter Pack: 115+ channels at $64.99/month; Elite Pack: $79.99/month for 150+ live TV channels.

Fubo TV

fuboTV is available on the Roku Channel Store. You can install the fuboTV on Roku and log in with your credentials to start streaming the Smithsonian Channel. Apart from Smithsonian, you can also stream channels like A&E, AMC, BET, Bravo, Comedy Central, CNBC, MSNBC, and ESPN.


Entertainment Pack – $69.99/month for 65+ live TV channels; Choice Pack – $64.99/month for 90+ live TV channels; Ultimate – $94.99/month for 130+ live TV channels; Premier – $139.99/month for 140+ live TB channels.


Smithsonian Channel is available with all the above-mentioned streaming subscription options. Install AT&T TV on Roku so that you can enjoy 100s of live TV channels and 65,000+ on-demand content. Apart from that, it is the largest streaming service provider and you can get 30 simultaneous streams.

YouTube TV

It costs $64.99/month with commercials, and you get an ad-free plan by subscribing to YouTube Premium additionally $11.99/month.

YouTube TV - Smithsonian Channel on Roku

The next best option to stream the Smithsonian channel without cable is to get the YouTube TV on Roku. It offers nearly 85+ live TV channels, including the Smithsonian Channel. You can stream on three devices simultaneously.


Basic Hulu + Live TV – $64.99/month; Ad-free Premium Hulu + Live TV – $70.99/month.

Hulu - Smithsonian Channel on Roku

Hulu on Roku offers 65+ live TV channels like MSNBC, NBC, CNBC, TBS, A&T, TNTm HGTV, ABC, CBS, Fox, and Smithsonian Channel. Hulu offers more than 1000s of on-demand content like movies, TV series, and other original content.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How much does the Smithsonian channel cost?

Smithsonian Channel is available as a standalone streaming service provider. You have to pay $4.99/month for accessing the content ad-free.

2. Which streaming service has got a Smithsonian channel?

You can stream the Smithsonian Channel without cable with streaming service providers like fuboTV, Hulu, YouTube TV, and AT&T TV.