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America on the Move

This exhibition examines how transportation -- from 1876 to 1999 -- has shaped our American identity.

American Stories

See more than 100 historic and cultural touchstones of American history from the museum’s vast holdings.

America's New Birth of Freedom: Documents from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

To celebrate Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday, the museum hosts 10 rare and important documents from the Springfield library and museum.

Apollo to the Moon

This gallery traces NASA's manned space program beginning with Project Mercury's Freedom 7 (5/5/61); then the Gemini Project (1965-66); followed by the Apollo Program (1967-1972), with Apollo 17 as the last manned exploration of the moon.

Art of the Stamp

See 100 original drawings and artworks that were used to create postage stamps, including entries for the famous Elvis stamp design competition.

Artful Animals

Explore how African artists create striking works of art, using images from an array of domestic and untamed animals, in this exhibition dedicated to young audiences.

Asia Trail

Asia Trail is home to the following Asian species: sloth bears, fishing cats, red pandas, clouded leopards, Asian small-clawed otters, giant pandas, and Japanese giant salamander.

Binding the Nation

This gallery provides an overview of mail service in America from colonial times through the 19th century, stressing the importance of written communication in the young nation.

Bird House and the Outdoor Flight Exhibit

The National Zoo is home to hundreds of birds from all over the world.

Brian Jungen: Strange Comfort

Examine iconic works and major pieces never before seen in the United States by Brian Jungen (Dunne-za First Nations/Swiss/Canadian), widely regarded as the foremost Native artist of his generation.

Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution

This exhibition shows how butterflies have evolved, adapted, and diversified with their plant partners over millions of years. Includes a live butterfly experience (tickets required).

Butterfly Habitat Garden

Stroll along the walkways in the Butterfly Habitat Garden to see four habitats of native plants that attract a variety of colorful butterflies spring through fall.

Cheetah Conservation Station

Cheetahs and other animals of the African savanna can be seen engaged in natural behaviors in a grassland setting similar to their natural habitat.

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil

This exhibition introduces the study of soil science and demonstrates the vital role soil plays in sustaining human welfare, assuring future agricultural productivity, and environmental sustainability.

Dinosaurs: Reptiles, Masters of Land

All of the old favorites are on view in the exhibition hall—Diplodocus, T. rex, and Triceratops—and more.

Elephant Trails

As part of the Zoo's campaign to save Asian elephants, this expanded and transformed home for the Zoo's Asian elephants provides new indoor and outdoor space and features a variety of habitats that support the natural behavior of the multi-generational herd.

Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt

Learn about Egyptian burial ritual and cosmology and what they reveal about life in ancient Egypt.

Eyeing America: Robert Cottingham Prints

This exhibition features a full set of photorealist prints of city scenes created from 1972 to 1991 by this artist.

Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants

This exhibition provides a look at life from an ant's point of view through large-format photographs of ants going about their daily business, a cast of an underground ant city, and a live ant colony.

George Washington: A National Treasure

In celebration of its acquisition by and for the American people, the famous and iconic portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart will leave the nation's capital for a cross-country tour.


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