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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: Tours & Tickets

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Established in 1910 and located on the National Mall, this prestigious museum, part of the Smithsonian Institution, holds the world's most extensive collection of natural history specimens and human artifacts including the remains of dinosaurs and...more
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10th Street and Constitution Ave, Washington DC, DC 20560
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Free, always a little edgy, always interesting, informative and entertaining. Love Washington and the Smithsonian is the icing on the cake. Fun and entertaining for everyone.
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The revamped and updated museum is beautiful done. Our 11 year old grandson was totally immersed in the exhibits and we spent over 3 hours one day and ended up going back for another 3 hours the following day. He loved all of the different areas and the Qrious which is a
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We had an hour to see the museum as we arrived late and the museum closes at 5:30 pm. We were not able to see all the sections. If I get time I would would definitely spend more time here. It was nice with lots of things to see. The entry was free and the place crowded with
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Fascinating exhibits showing unusual and fabulously gorgeous natural wonders from iridescent rocks to the crafted magnificent Hope Diamond .
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I’ve dreamed of going to the Natural Museum since I was little and I wasn’t disappointed. I wish my son (6 years) was more interested in the exhibits but, we spent over a hour exploring before my son was tired. It was magical still.
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