1145 17th Street, NW (17th and M)
Washington, DC 20036
202 857 7700
Open Daily 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
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.
Last ticket sold at 5:00 p.m. daily.
The National Geographic Museum is metro accessible via the red, blue, orange, and silver lines.
More information on directions and accessibility.
Need to park? Check out off-site garages through Parking Panda.
Our main exhibit space is currently closed for installation. Please feel free to visit our free photography exhibit "Invisible Boundaries: Exploring Yellowstone’s Great Animal Migrations."
Children 5-12 (free under 5) $10
Annual Pass Member Free
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.