from the exhibit
can I find in the exhibit gift shop?
gift shop in the exhibition will include authentic Mongolian merchandise,
including silk sashes, boots, hats and cashmere shawls.
is accompanied by the book Modern Mongolia: Reclaiming Genghis
Khan, richly illustrated with more than 120 rare color photographs
and specially created maps. Edited by Paula Sabloff, it features
interpretive essays on Mongolia's history, culture and political
life. Modern Mongolia will be available in the gift shop
for $34.95 for cloth cover and $17.95 for paperback.
is the Museum of Natural History?
National Museum of Natural History, located at 10th Street and Constitution
Avenue N.W., welcomed more than 8.4 million people during 2001,
making it the most visited natural history museum in the world.
Opened in 1910, the Museum is dedicated to maintaining and preserving
the world's most extensive collection of natural history specimens
and human artifacts. It also fosters critical scientific research
as well as educational programs and exhibitions that present the
work of its scientists and curators to the public. The Museum is
part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum
and research complex. The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural
History is open for special summer hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
every day through Sept. 2. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Admission is free.