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National Museum of Natural History

naturalhistory.si.edu

Exhibitions on earliest human origins; development of world cultures; ancient and modern mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, insects, and sea creatures.

Highlights Sant Ocean Hall; David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins; Dinosaurs; history and culture of Africa; Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems, and Minerals; Hope diamond; Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of Mammals; Butterfly Pavilion; Q?rius, interactive learning space

Hours
10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. daily
See Extended Hours Calendar »
Closed December 25

Admission is FREE

Information
202-633-1000 (voice/tape)
info@si.edu

IMAX Theater
866-868-7774

Dining »

Accessibility Information

Location
10th St. and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

See Map

Metro Station
Metro Orange BlueSmithsonian (Mall exit) or Federal Triangle

Parking
There is no public parking facility at the Smithsonian on the National Mall; on-street parking is limited and posted times are enforced.
Parking map (PDF) »