Open daily except December 25, 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20560
Admission is FREE to the museum and programs, except where noted.
Special message to visitors: As a public health precaution due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all Smithsonian museums in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and New York City, including the National Zoo, will temporarily close to the public starting Saturday, March 14.
In addition, this closure now includes access to the NMNH collections via scientific visits or outgoing loans. Users may continue to access collections information via collections.si.edu. Please do not ship collections such as returned loans to the museum at this time. We will reopen when we are advised that it is safe to do so.