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Washington D.C.


District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)

National Museum of Natural History

 the Museum on
      The National Mall is dedicated to maintaining and preserving the world’s most extensive collection of natural history specimens and human artifacts
The Museum on the National Mall is dedicated to maintaining and preserving the world’s most extensive collection of natural history specimens and human artifacts

 
 
The Museum is dedicated to bringing definitive scientific content to audiences across the United States through electronic field trips, video conferences, and hands-on learning activities for school groups and the public. Innovative facilities pioneered by the Office of Education include the Discovery Corner where visitors are able to examine natural history objects up close; and the Naturalist Center, a resource and reference center in Loudoun County, Virginia, where visitors have access to natural history specimens and reference books. The Office of Education also presents free programs at the Museum, including a regular film and lecture series.

The Museum welcomes more than 8 millionn people during the year making it the most visited natural history museum in the world. Opened in 1910, the Museum on the National Mall is dedicated to maintaining and preserving the world’s most extensive collection of natural history specimens and human artifacts. It also fosters critical scientific research, as well as educational programs and exhibitions that present the work of its scientists and curators to the public.

Address:

10th Street and Constitution Avenue,
Washington, DC NW,
Phone 202-357-2700

Hours:

Open every day except Dec.25 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Admission is free.



 
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