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Losing Paradise exhibit illustration by Kim Silene
The National Park Service logo superimposed over a landscape image of Big Bend National Park.

100 Years of America's National Park Service: Preserve, Enjoy, Inspire

Location: Second Floor, Ocean Hall
August 4, 2016 - August 2017

The National Park Service turns 100 this year! To celebrate, the National Park Service has teamed up with the National Museum of Natural History to present over 50 images by award‐winning photographers, showcasing the majesty, diversity, and importance of America's national parks. Explore stories and snapshots from monuments and historic sites, battlefields and picturesque natural scenes from lakeshores and seashores to trails and preserves where both wildlife and people come together. The exhibition also shares stories of how the museum and the National Park Service have collaborated throughout their shared histories to preserve America’s cherished natural and cultural heritage sites and treasures for future generations to experience forever.

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