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Upcoming Events

Highlights

Bengal Tiger and Cub, © Steve Winter
The 22nd Annual Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards Exhibition - Discover Nature through the Art of Photography. Open until 2018.
Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend
Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend - The narwhal, with its unique spiral tusk, has inspired legend in Inuit society and fascinated people across cultures for centuries. Open August 3, 2017.
An iridescent blue Roman glass vessel and a blue Morpho butterfly
Objects of Wonder: From the Collections of the National Museum of Natural History Museum collections reflect our amazing world, inspire wonder, and form the foundation for scientific discovery. Open until 2019.

Notices

Fossil Hall Closed
The National Fossil Hall is currently closed for renovation until 2019. - A brand new hall will open to the public in 2019. In the meantime, please visit our new exhibit The Last American Dinosaurs.

10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, in Washington, D.C. 20560 [MAPS] (202) 633-1000

Free admission. Open every day except Dec. 25 from 10 AM to 5:30 PM. Our hours are extended on select days.

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