Introducing Q?rius (pronounced curious), a first-of-its-kind interactive and experimental environment – part lab, part collections vault, part DIY garage, part hangout, and all fun. Opening December 12, 2013.
Explore Genome: Unlocking Life's Code, an exciting new exhibit that looks at the basic instructions inside all living things on Earth. Discover how your genomes are key to everything from curing cancer to tracing the migrations of our ancient ancestors. On view until September 1, 2014.
2012 Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards -
Celebrate nature through the art of photography that brings wildlife up close and personal! More than 20,000 images from photographers around the globe were judged in the annual competition to select these stunning portraits of animals, plants, ocean life, and landscapes. On view through March 2014.
Located at 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, in Washington, D.C. 20560 [MAPS]
Free admission. No tickets are required for entrance. For more call 202-633-1000.
Open every day except Dec. 25 from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM.
We are open until 7:30 PM for certain holidays. Please check our hours calendar for these late closings.