National Geographic Events

Washington, D.C.

Photo Ark
Now Open!

Photo Ark

Photo Ark is a multiyear National Geographic project with simple goals—to create portraits of the world’s species before they disappear and to inspire people to care.

Now Open!

  • Photo Ark
  • Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology
  • National Geographic Museum Annual Pass
  • Jerusalem 3D
  • Pristine Seas: The Ocean's Last Wild Places

Open Daily 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

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, and orange lines.

If driving, click here to reserve parking in advance.

More information on directions and accessibility.


Adult $15
Subscriber/Seniors/Students/Military $12
Children 5-12 (free under 5) $10
Annual Pass Member Free


The Making of Meru, Washington, D.C.
December 1, 2015, 7:30 p.m.