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About National Museum Of Natural History, Washington D. C.

The National Museum of Natural History is a part of the Smithsonian institution and is perhaps one of the most brilliantly displayed museums of Natural History in the world. The museum is extremely well-equipped and has a fascinating variety of natural history displays.

Perhaps the biggest attraction of the place is “the Hope Diamond” which is located in the Minerals gallery. This beautiful walnut sized diamond never ceases to amaze the visitors. There is also a butterfly pavilion which is certainly worth checking out. Besides this there are mummies, skins of several rare animals, dinosaur bones and an amazing array of stuff to see at this wonderful place.

Dedicated to education and research, the place is ideal to take children to. Everyone is sure to love the interesting displays and the tons of collected artefacts and exhibits related to natural history.

Washington DC is known for its many attractions. One of the prime attractions is National Museum of Natural History. This brilliant museum displays an excellent collection of interest to children especially. National Museum of Natural History tickets are easily available over the counter; however, if you buy tickets for National Museum of Natural History tours, you get to have the best deals in the market. Tickets for National Museum of Natural History will offer you an exciting day out in Washington DC. National Museum of Natural History ticket prices can be seen from our tickets section.

National Museum Of Natural History Information

  •  Admission to the IMAX theatre and Butterfly Pavilion will be charged.

National Museum Of Natural History Opening and Closing Hours

  • In summer the museum is open till 7.30 pm.

How To Get To National Museum Of Natural History by Public Transport

  • Constitution Ave NW

Restaurants Near National Museum Of Natural History

  • Aria Pizzeria & Bar
  • Elephant & Castle 

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Address: 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20560, United States

Phone: +1-2026331000

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

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  • Really awesome museum. It's free to get in to the museum, but if you want to do the butterflies you have to pay $5. We checked out all the exhibits, the photography one was fantastic. The butterfly habitat was very cool as well. Lots of good and educational videos. The mammal and ocean exhibit is very expansive and detailed. You can spend 3 hours here if you go through everything.

  • Baa awesome museum! This museum represents the end results of countless hours of careful and diligent scientific research done by hardworking scientists across many different scientific disciplines. Truly amazing body of knowledge. Thankfully there have been so many ethical scientists who have worked tirelessly to undertake the honest and thorough research which is required in these disciplines. It is remarkable what can be learned when 100 percent truth is your goal. Mainstream science has much to be proud of!!!

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  • This is the best natural history museum I have ever visited. I interned here 13 years ago and I didn't even recognize the place. It's been completely renovated with excellent new exhibits. The only thing I wish it had more of (but is probably limited by space) is more on ancient civilizations. Just a tiny section to Egyptian afterlife. And I remember there used to be a lot more cultural history. The American museum of Natural history has A LOT to do to catch up!

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  • I took 3 of my grandchildren and 1 cousin too D.C. for the day. We visited the Smithsonian and the kids loved it. They were very interested in reading the notes about the animals and mammals. We didn't get to see the entire museum but we will visit again.

  • Some great parts and some fairly standard parts. As a child or a parent with kids a clear 5/5 as I'm sure all would've been interesting. But for me parts were fairly dull and not exactly unique. If you've never been to a natural history museum before you'll find this a great one. It is well maintained, and of course free. However, for someone whose been to one before it's not that spellbinding there is still some good parts and since it's free it's pretty easy to speed through the other bits.

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