National Geographic Events

Washington, D.C.

Food: Our Global Kitchen
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Current Exhibitions

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  • Food: Our Global Kitchen
  • Sea Monsters and Flying Monsters
  • National Geographic Photo Archives

Open Daily 10 a.m.—6 p.m.

1145 17th Street, NW (17th and M)
Washington, DC 20036

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.


Adult $11
Members/Seniors/Students/Military $9
Children 5-12 $7
Children under 5 Free


FOOD: Our Global Kitchen, Washington, D.C.
October 16, 2014 – February 22, 2015

Mars, Washington, D.C.
August 5, 2014 – November 30, 2014


Your Brain On Nature, Washington, D.C.
November 20, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Hidden Heart of Africa, Washington, D.C.
November 21, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Journey of the Jaguar, Washington, D.C.
November 24, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

WILD, Washington, D.C.
November 25, 2014