Go Exploring at the National Geographic Museum
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From ancient Peruvian treasures to the cosmos itself, the universe is at your fingertips at the National Geographic Museum. Adults and kids of all ages can enjoy the wide range of changing exhibitions, from interactive experiences to stunning photography exhibits featuring the work of National Geographic explorers, photographers and scientists. Whether you live in the surrounding suburbs or are checking out all that D.C. has to offer, make a day of visiting the National Geographic Museum. Centrally located downtown, it's just a few blocks from the White House and an easy walk from many of the national monuments. See the full event description for current special exhibits. Learn More
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Gold exhibit was wonderful for me since I was into it but can see if you were not, it would not be as good. NGS exhibit, also included, was of more general interest especially if you don't know anything about the society. Gift store is always a...continued
Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed (April 10, 2014 – September 2, 2014)
Visitors will learn about the latest techniques for excavating tombs and examine how technology is offering new insights into the complex civilizations that existed in ancient Peru. The exhibition will journey through civilizations from 1250 B.C. to A.D. 1450, learning through the ceremonial gold, silver, ceramics, and textiles created by these sophisticated peoples. Requires an additional ticket purchase.
A New Age of Exploration (June 13, 2013 – August 17, 2014)
Celebrate 125 years of vivid storytelling through stunning photography, film, and interactive experiences. Follow Geographic’s continuing exploration of world environments and cultures, from the top of Mount Everest to the remote Amazonian rainforests. Visitors will go behind the scenes with photographers on assignment, scientists in the field, and cartographers mapping the far corners of the Earth. Requires an additional ticket purchase.
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (March 4, 2014 – July 6, 2014)
Explore the vastness of the universe in the companion exhibition to Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a 13-part series airing on National Geographic Channel. Journey through both the past and future as you discover the transcendent power of science and wonder. Free.
About the Ticket Supplier: National Geographic Live!
The National Geographic Society was created in Washington, D.C., in January 1888 for “the increase and diffusion of geographic knowledge.” The Society mirrors the world and all that is in it through incisive magazines, maps, books, films and interactive media.
Enjoy a wide variety of changing exhibitions that reflect the richness and diversity of our world at the National Geographic Museum. The Museum’s exhibitions and the scientific fieldwork and expeditions on which they are based are supported by National Geographic’s Mission Programs, which receives generous funding by corporations, foundations, and individuals.