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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Washington, USA
4.9 / 20
The museum, managed by the Smithsonian Institution, has collected more than 100 million different exhibits. It exhibits collections of minerals, precious stones, minerals, archaeological finds, fragments of space bodies, and much more. The museum is free for visitors, it works seven days a week all year and closes only at Christmas.
Address:10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, Washington
Phone:+1 202-633-1000
Hours:monday: 10:00–17:30 tuesday: 10:00–17:30 wednesday: 10:00–17:30 thursday: 10:00–17:30 friday: 10:00–17:30 saturday: 10:00–17:30 sunday: 10:00–17:30

An amazing museum to visit. So much to discover and learn. We planned only 2-3 hours which was reasonable but not sufficient really. Kids loved variou.. Read more »
An amazing (free) experience that was tons of fun for all of us and we all left smarter. Plan to spend at least 2 hours if you want to see most of the.. Read more »
Every time someone goes here it is amazing. Summer crowds are a lot. But get there just as they open and it will feel okay. Definitely plan for a Full.. Read more »
I had never been in a museum as amazing as this one; it's amazing, they have so many things to see; dinosaur fossils are the best, my three year old.. Read more »
BEST NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM I HAVE EVER BEEN! ? Fossils are simply awesome, there are tons of interactive items all around. The Mammals section has r.. Read more »
The museum is huge with plenty to see and entry is free. We used a parking garage that was 4 blocks away and that cost $20 for a full day on the weeke.. Read more »
This was my family and our first time visiting the Smithsonian of Natural History Museum. My kids range from the age of 12 to 23 and they absolutely l.. Read more »
The National Museum is a great place for the whole family. I think this is the best place and high lights for kids 11 years old and below. The rest of.. Read more »
The museum is a gem! It's 2 floors, tons of fun interactive exhibits, and it includes over 145 million specimens (99% of which are not visible). There.. Read more »
I would suggest allowing plenty of time to visit the Smithsonian. We visited the geology section, and got to see the Hope Diamond. Donated to the Smi.. Read more »
Easily one of the best natural history museums in the US, and the entry is free! Has plenty of historic skeletons from prehistoric humans to extinct m.. Read more »
Free museum. Great for kids. Lots of interesting exhibits. I went during Cherry Blossom ? peak week so it was pretty crowded on a Saturday. I spent 3+.. Read more »
Free and amazing museum. You could easily spend a full day in here. Facilities were great and well maintained. All is ADA accessible as well. Beautifu.. Read more »
Just like most of the museums in DC, free admission. Truly an awesome museum. There is something for everyone here, kid friendly. There is so much to .. Read more »
National Museum of Natural History is a place worth to visit. Being a first timer, I was awe-struck about how they have organized the place. The entr.. Read more »
What a wonderful place! I loved the diversity of exhibits and my son loved the animals. It was nice and warm inside on a cold night in DC do that was .. Read more »
This is the best Smithsonian Museum in DC as far as I'm concerned. Great for all ages. Make time for this one and plan accordingly. Plenty of re.. Read more »
Super informative and interactive experience! Make sure you check out the Fossil Lab to see real-time scientists/palaeontologists work on fossils. The.. Read more »
This Museum is amazing. It's like going back in time and looking at how everything came to be. The first floor us practically a cruise through the dif.. Read more »
It's been awhile since I been here but I have visited this museum so many times as a teen, I could have been a tour guide. This is my most favorite pl.. Read more »
Wow what a beautiful place!! I’m from nashville Tennessee and we certainly don’t have museums like this. The natural history museum is a great place f.. Read more »
This museum was awesome. I was blown away by the beautiful, interesting, and informative exhibits. Theres so much to learn and discover here. It's bes.. Read more »
Perhaps the best museum I have ever been to. The exhibits are all informative and exciting. I spent only about three hours here but easily could have.. Read more »
Amazing museum! We went there during the weekend and had to wait in the line for about an hour to get in. You need to take a whole day to be able to s.. Read more »
The Museum is Beautiful. So much to see. Very enjoyable. Not much social distancing. Especially in the Gem area. Many places to stop and sit along the.. Read more »
It was nice to see it again. There is a new multi angle ramp. Matched so nicely that it looks like the original building style. Sad to see timed pas.. Read more »
A fun museum with some standout exhibits. Although in my opinion I don't think it was really worth the hype. And I mean that without even considering .. Read more »
Words cannot describe this place. Exhibits are amazing. So much to see. From the hope diamond to Crown Jewels. I was pleasantly surprised to how .. Read more »
The best museum I've ever been. It's like learning the earth history in details since the beginning. It's the fifth most visited museum in the world a.. Read more »
Fantastic archives from artifacts to documentaries. I found the Ted Nancy exhibit to be particularly exhilarating. I love their work and sense of hu.. Read more »
The Smithsonian is an AWESOME museum. It is great for both kids and adults alike, with plenty to do if you want to fill the whole day, or just go thro.. Read more »
The National Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum administered by the Smithsonian Institution, located on the National Mall in Washin.. Read more »
I don't really have too much word on it, other than I went here during a field trip in April of 2009. The experience was okay, I guess... I personally.. Read more »
Pretty neat. Hope diamond was cool but the museum was not very extraordinary from other natural history museums.
Was able to enjoy it before COVID-19. This was a great experience. Many things to see, get to know about and also learn. Dinosaur fossil collection is.. Read more »
If there’s a combination that can draw the museum crowds almost as much as spaceships and airplanes it’s dinosaurs and whopping huge diamonds and havi.. Read more »
Excelent museum, very informative, there are so many things to watch there!
Free and awesome place! A long line forms before it opens but everyone gets in and it really doesn’t take that long. Come an hour after it opens and t.. Read more »
My favorite museum! Provided a spot for me to clear my head and be in a wonderful environment (before the COVID times hit lol). I hope the employees.. Read more »
First let me say I could live in the Smithsonian museums. The exhibits are amazing and there are so many of them. You could spend several days in ju.. Read more »
You can never go wrong when you visit DC and the museum. Put on some comfy shoes and get ready for a lot of walking. All museums are free as well as p.. Read more »