National Geographic Museum's main galleries are temporarily closed for exhibit installation. National Geographic Museum is busy installing the upcoming exhibit The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great. Check out our free exhibit Invisible Boundaries celebrating the National Park Service’s centennial.
1145 17th Street, NW (17th and M)
Washington, DC 20036
202 857 7700
Explore the world and all that's in it at the National Geographic Museum. The museum is great for all ages and features a wide range of changing exhibitions, from interactive experiences to stunning photography exhibitions featuring the work of National Geographic explorers, photographers, and scientists.
The museum is centrally located in downtown Washington, D.C., just a few blocks from the White House. Tickets can be purchased online or in person at the museum ticket booth.
The National Geographic Museum is metro accessible via the red, blue, orange, and silver lines.
If driving, click here to reserve parking in advance.
More information on directions and accessibility.
National Geographic Museum Annual Pass members enjoy free year-round admission to the museum. They also receive access to exhibition previews and events, special offers for National Geographic Live talks, as well as a subscription to a National Geographic magazine of their choice.