National Geographic Museum, Washington DC

3.6
For a chance to travel around the world without ever leaving Washington, D.C., visit National Geographic Museum, featuring exhibits chosen from the famed society's vast collection of photographs documenting expeditions to the farthest corners of the planet and beyond. The National Geographic society offers a year-round program of concerts, lectures, and films. You'll get a peek at rotating exhibits focused on the work of renowned scientists, explorers, and photographers. You'll also find a 3-D movie theater here, which screens science-focused films geared toward families with children. The on-site gift shop offers educational toys, games, books, and electronic gadgets. Purchase your tickets online or at the museum's ticket booth. Before you head to Washington DC, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Washington DC day trip app , to make sure you see all that Washington DC has to offer, including National Geographic Museum.
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  • We toured the awesome Queens of Egypt exhibit at the National Geographic Museum. The tour guide was most knowledgeable with great energy. This tour provided amazing history and artifacts about ancient...  more »
  • The "Queens of Egypt" exhibit we saw was really interesting. All kinds of cool stuff on display. Learn how to spell your name in Egyptian writing too. Photography is allowed if a flash is not used. Qu...  more »
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  • We saw the Queens of Egypt exhibit and it was amazing. I strongly recommend visiting it as it has a lot of information and some interactive experiences such as the Senat game. We saw the Queens of Egypt exhibit and it was amazing. A very interesting 3-D film is also showing about mummies. You felt like you were actually there. A great experience for sure.
  • This museum did an excellent job with the layout of their information and artifacts. It was a nice flow of patrons, and I appreciate that it was made clear what was a replica and what was on loan as an artifact. There is a great 3D video on Queen Nefertari's tomb within the exhibit. Highly recommend visiting the Nat Geo Museum for their general free admission displays and also their seasonal Queens of Egypt exhibit. Beautiful, clean, and friendly staff.

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