Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
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We're on the National Mall 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20560
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WE ARE NOW OPEN WITH LIMITED HOURS.
Safely Reopening
The museum is now open with limited hours and COVID-19 safety measures.
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Featured Exhibitions
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Sant Ocean Hall
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David H. Koch Hall of Fossils - Deep Time
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Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of Mammals
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Historia Natural en Casa
Acompáñanos el domingo 25 de julio a aprender cómo los perezosos se han adaptado a vivir en los bosques tropicales de Centro Y Sur América.
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Women Scientists Share Their Stories
Join paleontologists Camilla Souto and Kay Behrensmeyer for a video webinar, July 29, when they discuss their career journeys and what it is like to be a woman in science.
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Delve into the fascinating story of our planet, from its fiery beginnings through billions of years of transformation, and explore life on Earth through exhibitions and activities, collection objects and research that happens in the lab and in the field.
During this time when educational resources are more important than ever, we are expanding our digital content and programming to provide them to you. Please help support our efforts to keep curious minds engaged and educated about the wonders of the natural world.
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