National Geographic Museum, Washington DC

3.6
For a chance to travel around the world without ever leaving Washington, D.C., visit National Geographic Museum, featuring exhibits chosen from the famed society's vast collection of photographs documenting expeditions to the farthest corners of the planet and beyond. The National Geographic society offers a year-round program of concerts, lectures, and films. You'll get a peek at rotating exhibits focused on the work of renowned scientists, explorers, and photographers. You'll also find a 3-D movie theater here, which screens science-focused films geared toward families with children. The on-site gift shop offers educational toys, games, books, and electronic gadgets. Purchase your tickets online or at the museum's ticket booth. Before you head to Washington DC, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Washington DC day trip app , to make sure you see all that Washington DC has to offer, including National Geographic Museum.
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  • It was very interesting and informative. I was sorry I couldn’t do the tomb of Nefertari because of motion sickness.  more »
  • While there are many famous museums in DC, this one is also worth a quick visit. When we visited, there was a special exhibit on Queens of Egypt, which was wonderful. Best part- you can do this one in...  more »
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  • We saw the Queens of Egypt exhibit and it was amazing. I strongly recommend visiting it as it has a lot of information and some interactive experiences such as the Senat game. We saw the Queens of Egypt exhibit and it was amazing. A very interesting 3-D film is also showing about mummies. You felt like you were actually there. A great experience for sure.
  • This museum did an excellent job with the layout of their information and artifacts. It was a nice flow of patrons, and I appreciate that it was made clear what was a replica and what was on loan as an artifact. There is a great 3D video on Queen Nefertari's tomb within the exhibit. Highly recommend visiting the Nat Geo Museum for their general free admission displays and also their seasonal Queens of Egypt exhibit. Beautiful, clean, and friendly staff.
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