Museum of Natural History, District of Columbia, District of Columbia

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1000 Constitution Ave NW

District of Columbia, District of Columbia 20004

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(202) 633-1000

  • 5 mentions in Best of the Smithsonian?

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...Garden. Very crowded but great music and food or bring your own and it's a hot spot for young professionals. The Museum of Natural History is fascinating as well as the National Museum of American History. Look these up and see what interests you..." See More

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...out in 10-20 minutes.There are other parts of this museum, but those three are the top priorities on a tight schedule. Museum of Natural History- I think the Hope Diamond and mineral exhibits are the most interesting here, but they also have an..." See More

    • Luke D.

      Luke D. said, "... Museum of Natural History is excellent, and so is the National Air and Space Museum, at least for nerds like me. If you're really into aerospace I have to recommend the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center out by Dulles. The SR71 is worth the trip..." See More

    • Tristan W.

      Tristan W. said, "...was younger so it was really interesting for me to come and actually see ships that had been in space. 2. Museum of Natural History- I loved seeing the animals and there have been a few movies that have been filmed here! Seeing..." See More

    • Margot M.

      Margot M. said, "...National Museum of African Art, Museum of Natural History, and the MLK Memorial are nice!..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Best monuments in DC to take kids?

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...or near the Pavilion Café where you can get a salad, sandwich, drinks or just a cupcake! Definitely go to the Museum of Natural History There are so many cool things to do there, this will be one of the kids favorite spots. There..." See More

    • angel v.

      angel v. said, "...restaurants and a park where lots of kids can play on a famous sculpture. On the Washington Mall itself, there's the Museum of Natural History and National Air and Space Museum. The National Zoological Park is also a ton of fun for the kids..." See More

    • Polly J.

      Polly J. said, "...Kids love the Museum of Natural History because of all of the animals. Older kids love both National Air and Space MuseumNatural History...." See More

  • 2 mentions in First time visiting Washington, DC

    • Maria B.

      Maria B. said, "...building to see. Contact your Representative to obtain tickets. There are many museums that are a part of the Smithsonian. The Museum of Natural History is wonderful and the Hope Diamond is a must see. For modern art visit the sculpture gardens at the..." See More

    • amery c.

      amery c. said, "...history lover then it offers several remarkable memorials in downtown. Monuments and Museums as well. National Air and Space Museum and Museum of Natural History and many others. I am a huge fan of nature's and history's charm so i had explored all these..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Fun free things to do in D.C.?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...the War of 1812 and inspired the Star Spangled Banner. You'll also see the President's exhibits and the 1st Ladies dresses. Museum of Natural History- The Hope diamond, a butterfly exhibit, a extensive mineral exhibit, dinosaurs, etc.United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - Book..." See More

    • Jim S.

      Jim S. said, "...Gallery of Art does charge.)You can cover oriental, middle eastern, modern, Euro-American art, U.S. history, National Museum Of The American Indian, Museum of Natural History, National Air and Space Museum. Hiking on C&O canal starts in Georgetown (Washington DC); can also rent bikes..." See More

  • 1 mention in If you could plan and go on ONE dream road trip, what & where would it be?

    • Alikn K.

      Alikn K. said, "...accident, and a new tire had us ready to head up to Washington DC for some American history. The White House, Museum of Natural History, Lincoln Memorial and a baseball game made two Canadian girls feel pretty awesome about America (go Expos forever!)...." See More

  • 1 mention in How many days do I need to visit Washington DC?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...Ft. Henry during the war. You may want to run upstairs to see the 1st Ladies dresses too. Run into the Museum of Natural History to see the Hope Diamond. Their gemology exhibit is huge, but my favorite. The National Museum of the American..." See More

  • 1 mention in Road Trip from Gatlinburg - Hyde Park

    • Janelle K.

      Janelle K. said, "...to spend a few days. Some kid/teen friendly sites are the Smithsonian museums: National Air and Space Museum at Dulles Airport, Museum of Natural History and National Museum of American History in downtown DC. If it's still baseball season, Nationals Park is one of..." See More

  • 1 mention in Getting from Union Station to National Mall?

    • Liz B.

      Liz B. said, "...exits at the Smithsonian stop-- one that is directly on the National Mall (which features the Lincoln National Memorial, Washington Monument, Museum of Natural History, and the National Museum of American History). Additionally, this route can take you towards the Fdr Memorial, Washington..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best attractions & cheap food in DC?

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...War Veteran's Memorial Korean War Veterans Memorial If you have young ones in your group or you are young at heart Museum of Natural History National Air and Space Museum () Also, give this tool a try which recommends an itinerary of top attractions..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do with teens on spring break?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...like. We also love the Presidential exhibit and the 1st ladies dresses at the National Museum of American History . The Museum of Natural History is interesting, but is often the most crowded especially around the Hope Diamond... but the rest of the gems..." See More

  • 1 mention in Seeing D.C. with kids?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...Capitol tour. Both are free, but don't take all day, so they are worth doing. Of all the DC Smithsonians, the Museum of Natural History is the most fun on the mall for boys. They'll like the National Air and Space Museum too, but..." See More

  • 1 mention in Good things to do & hidden gems in NYC, DC, Boston & Philadelphia?

    • Jared H.

      Jared H. said, "...Philly - Italian Market Spice Co Inc - roast pork sandwich at any of the places will be fantastic. DC - Museum of Natural History (or Newseum, which costs money). Anything related to the Smithsonian is THAT good...." See More

  • 1 mention in Road trip from NYC to Miami in July?

    • Francisco C.

      Francisco C. said, "...the stairs were Rocky Balboa trained. http://www.philadelphiapass.com/En/?aid=30&gclid=Cj0KEQjwj7q6BRDcxfG4pNTQ2NoBEiQAzUpuW4p1oLawnAb26M6GlfY8cgd77h0boajL6lTxcwvY014aAufl8P8HAQ Washington DC is a must see. The Smithsonian Museums: National Air and Space Museum, Museum of Natural History, Art, etc there are so many that you will need more days you can check www.si.edu to select..." See More

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