National Geographic Museum Explores the World, Space and Beyond
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Thanks to a recent $8 million renovation, the gorgeous art-deco Bethesda Theatre is now Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, a hot spot for live music, dining and drinking. The club offers great entertainment from top national blues and jazz artists, plus the best talent from the mid-Atlantic region, in an intimate setting with excellent acoustics. Enjoy a great dinner served up with a little blues and jazz -- Executive Chef William Pack Jr. has created a Creole/Cajun-inspired menu with a bevy of mouthwatering choices, including delicious desserts. See the full event listing for upcoming performers. Learn More
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Featured review from Paul G. Meade
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The Peruvian Gold exhibit was very interesting, informative and well laid out. I think I enjoyed just as much, if not more, going through the regular National Geographic Exhibit, afterwards. There are plenty of restaurants in the area and we were able to find street parking only a couple of blocks away on a Saturday morning.
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We went to see the Peruvian Gold exhibit and the Spinosaurus exhibit. The Peruvian Gold was simply splendid. Stunning to look at and very interesting to learn about the history. I had no idea of the many cultures that came before the Incas. It...continued
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Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed (April 10, 2014 – September 14, 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.
Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous (September 12, 2014 – April 12, 2015)
Meet Spinosaurus. At over 50 feet long, 20 feet high and weighing in at 6 tons, Spinosaurus is the largest predatory dinosaur to ever roam the Earth — even bigger than T. rex. This bus-sized dino’s extraordinary features include a crocodile-shaped skull and 7-foot spines forming a sail along its back. Spinosaurus is unlike any other dinosaur you’ve seen or heard of before. Encounter this bizarre predator for the first time at the world premiere of Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous.” Travel with National Geographic explorers and scientists to the remote edges of the Sahara to discover the origins of this rare African dinosaur and the mysterious journey that led to its rediscovery.
About the Ticket Supplier: National Geographic Museum
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.