If you have seen one natural history museum you have seen the all. Nothing spectacular. We should have went to other Smithsonian 's instead of this one...
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The National Museum of Natural History is most definitely a must see place when visiting DC :). The exhibits are super educational, very informative, and quite amazing ... the gem collection, the ocean room, and the human origin halls were our favorite. Be sure to...More
As the Smithsonian museums are free, this makes them a great place to visit for everyone. However, I'm not sure whether it's because I've been spoiled with London's Natural History Museum, or whether we'd been to the National Air and Space Museum (which is AMAZING)...More
Always enjoy stopping here at their Gift Shop for special Christmas gifts. Have found many gifts for the holiday season.
Plenty to see and do. Strong messages about climate change, the environment, and life on earth. We stopped at the coral reef exhibit with live coral and fish. A volunteer was so knowledgable and a great communicator. We learned quite a bit from him and...More
We always go straight up to see the Hope Diamond and other gems and minerals first. The day were there wasn’t too crowded although there will always be school children. Security can take a while but it wasn’t too bad. We focused on the dinosaurs...More
Free to enter and not so large, so that it's easy to navigate around and see everything. Impressive exhibits and interactive stuff.