Second Floor | Exhibit
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The Hall opened in 1881 as part of the US National Museum (USNM), the Smithsonian's first museum
As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, the Museum of Natural History is temporarily closed. We are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on our website and social media. Learn more about which Smithsonian museums are scheduled to reopen at si.edu/visit.