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The Office of Communications & Public Affairs at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is the official liaison for the news media. The office coordinates media coverage of exhibitions and scientific research at the Museum and can also provide story ideas, film footage, and still photographs. All requests to film at the Museum are facilitated by the Office of Communications & Public Affairs.

Please visit the Smithsonian’s Newsdesk website ( for full media resources including press releases and images.

Contact Information

Jim Wood, Acting Chief Communications Officer
Randall Kremer, Director of Public Affairs
Ryan Lavery, Public Affairs Specialist

National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution
10th Street & Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20560-0135

Phone: (202) 633-2950
Fax: (202) 786-2982

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