Main image at top: Photo by David Dector © Smithsonian Institution
The National Museum of Natural History is dedicated to understanding the natural world and our place in it.
The museum is located at 10th Street & Constitution Ave. NW, in Washington, D.C. 20560 [MAP]
Admission is free and no tickets are required for entrance to the museum. For information, please call 202-633-1000.
Regular hours are 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM.
Note: Coming this spring and summer we will have extended hours. For more details, see Museum Hours in Plan Your Visit.
In its stead Bug Corner has opened across from the Discovery Room. At the Bug Corner visitors can hold an insect, participate in a tarantula feeding, and ask questions of Insect Zoo volunteers.