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Celebrating 125 Years of Exploration

  • Date
    June 14, 2013
  • Time 8:00 p.m.
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price $20 (until June 11th) $25 (after June 11th)

Past Event

Crowd in NGS courtyard
The crowd enjoys last summer’s sold out BYT event at National Geographic

Photograph courtesy Brightest Young Things

Celebrating 125 Years logo

Celebrate National Geographic’s 125th birthday!

National Geographic has partnered with Brightest Young Things (BYT) to celebrate 125 years of exploration in style. This special after-hours event will span the full campus of National Geographic headquarters: the Museum, auditorium, courtyard, ballroom, and more. Enjoy exclusive access to exhibits featuring Real Pirates and A New Age of Exploration: National Geographic at 125, lightning talks from Nat Geo Explorers, a DJ set from The Knocks, 3D films, roaming performers, robots, DJs, food trucks, cash bars, and more! There is no dress code, but BYT recommends pirate gear, Indiana Jones accessories, safari hats, animal costumes, and/or full on homemade robot outfit.
Find out more at brightestyoungyhings.com.

Must be 21+ to attend.

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