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National Geographic

The National Geographic Society is one of the world's largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations. Founded in 1888 to "increase and diffuse geographic knowledge," the Society works to inspire people to care about the planet. It reaches more than 300 million people worldwide each month through its official journal, National Geographic, and other media and merchandise. National Geographic has funded more than 8,700 scientific research, conservation and exploration projects and supports an education program combating geographic illiteracy. The Society's public programs include the National Geographic museum, whose changing exhibitions reflect the Society's mission, and National Geographic Live, which offers lectures, films, concerts, and other events that allow visitors to experience the world and all that is in it.


Hours
Museum Daily: 10am-5pm. Closed December 25.
Evening programs as stated.

Admission
Admission for some programs

Calendar of Events
Aug 5 - Nov 30Mars Up Close
Sep 12 - Apr 12Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous
Sep 13 - Apr 1Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure
Sep 13 - Apr 1Flying Monsters 3D
Oct 8Chasing Rivers: From the Colorado to the Ganges
Oct 9Big Wave Rider
Oct 10DJ Spooky's Arctic Rhythms
Oct 15Leaving Time: An Evening With Jodi Picoult
Oct 16Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous
Oct 16 - Feb 22Food: Our Global Kitchen
Oct 18Bird Walk Adventure: Eastern Shore Sea & Sky
Oct 19Wild Food Walk
Oct 21An Evening With Top Chefs
Oct 22People of the Horse
Oct 24Alone Across the Outback: The Making of Tracks
Oct 25Harvest Festival
Oct 28Exploring Mars: The Next Generation
Oct 28Exploring Mars: The Next Generation - Student Matinee
Oct 29Zombie Parasites!
Oct 30The Geography of Food
Nov 4The Art of the Matter
Nov 5From Farm to Table: A Photographer's Journey
Nov 7Two Nights in Telluride Part 1
Nov 8Two Nights in Telluride Part 2
Nov 15Okee Dokee Brothers: A Musical Adventure
Nov 17EAT: The Story of Food
Nov 18Delectable Pairings: Beer, Wine, and Stinky Cheese
Nov 19Discovering the Photo Archives: Food Through Photography
Nov 20Your Brain On Nature
Nov 21Hidden Heart of Africa: A Report From the Central African Republic
Nov 24Journey of the Jaguar
Dec 1People of Everest: The Changing Sherpa Culture
Dec 2The Art of Photographing Food
Dec 3Risk Takers: Pushing the Limits
Dec 4A Farm-to-Table Meal in Hubbard Hall
Dec 6Moya Brennan: An Irish Christmas
Dec 10Sufferfest: 700 Miles of Pain and Glory
Dec 11Ocean Wild
Dec 11Ocean Soul - Student Matinee
Dec 12Holiday Fiesta With Cambalache

Plan Your Visit

National Geographic
1145 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-857-7000 phone
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