As the home of National Geographic headquarters, Washington, D.C., offers you the world and all that’s in it, from family-friendly exhibits, to dynamic speakers, engaging concerts and award-winning films and our retail store. We invite you to experience the adventure!
Take an extraordinary journey through 5,000 years of Greek culture in this world-class exhibit celebrating kings, scholars, poets, and philosophers. An incredible collection of artifacts previously never before seen outside of Greece makes this 2016’s must-see exhibition!
Take a journey through time with Egypt Unwrapped: Alexander The Great’s Lost Tomb and explore Egypt’s rich history as well as some of its most remarkable and secret places—including Alexander the Great’s tomb.
Photographer Bertie Gregory captures the essence of what it means to coexist peacefully alongside the magnificent creatures of the natural world.
Photographer David Guttenfelder returns from the frontlines to follow a personal call of the wild: photographing Yellowstone.
Join us as Andrew Fazekas takes you on a 45-million-mile journey with Mars experts using clips from the upcoming miniseries MARS.
Photojournalist Brian Skerry shares his recent discoveries about one of the most elusive and threatened creatures on the planet: the shark.
Telluride Mountainfilm returns to D.C.! Over two unique evenings, enjoy a rich selection of films moderated by the festival's director, David Holbrooke.
Telluride Mountainfilm returns to D.C.! Over two unique evenings, enjoy a rich selection of films moderated by the festival director, David Holbrooke.
Journey on the trail with explorer Sarah Marquis as she shares her remarkable story of adventure, persistence, and human ingenuity.
Photographers Becca Skinner and Robbie Shone reveal how social media is helping them show you some of the world’s hidden wild spaces.
Experience the breadth of National Geographic storytelling in a series of six short films by and about our explorers and photographers.
See the city like you’ve never seen it before. Discover urban wild spaces with National Geographic photographers Robbie Shone and Becca Skinner.
Photographer Cory Richards takes you along on his ascent of Mt. Everest in the world’s first “snapumentary.”
Photographer Robin Hammond shows how platforms like Instagram are making it possible to amplify important stories and connect with audiences like never before.
Learn how the LGBT community in Washington, DC, has leveraged technology and the power of visual storytelling to change the world.
Filmmaker Brad Bestelink gets up close and personal with some of the world’s biggest predators.
Writer Kevin Fedarko and photographer/filmmaker Pete McBride set off on an audacious and demanding adventure this year: to transect the length of the canyon on foot.
Join explorers and scientists, master photographers, and adventurers at National Geographic Live—an online video series featuring behind-the-scenes stories and magnificent images from one of the world’s largest non-profit science and education foundations.
Give the gift of adventure with gift certificates to National Geographic Live and the National Geographic Museum.
From National Geographic DVDs, books, and maps to crafts made by artisans in their local communities, the Store is sure to have something for everyone.
Bring students in grades 2–12 on a learning adventure!