Washington, D.C.

Hours and Admission

Museum Hours
10 a.m. – 6 p.m., 7 days a week

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.

Admission
The Museum is a private, nonprofit institution. Your admission fee helps the Museum deliver world-class exhibitions and programming. We welcome visitors to enjoy the M Street Lobby photography exhibit, the light box photography exhibit, tours, and drop-in activities free of charge.

The prices below include access to all exhibitions.

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



Please visit the Ticket Desk at the 17th Street entrance for information about National Geographic, our exhibitions, National Geographic Live! events, and the neighborhood.

Special ticket packages are available for National Geographic Live! and Museum events. Please refer to the season program schedule for a full list of events and prices.

National Geographic Live! Speaker Events:
Unless indicated otherwise, all National Geographic Live! events in Washington, D.C., take place at the Gilbert H. Grosvenor Auditorium, a comfortable and intimate 385-seat theater located in the Society’s headquarters building.

Learn how to bring a student group (school, summer camp, scout, or other youth group) to the Museum and Live! events.

Questions? Contact us.

EVENTS

Washington, D.C. by Location

Washington, D.C. for Today, May 26, 2016

UPCOMING WASHINGTON, D.C.

Life on the Vertical, Washington, D.C.
May 31, 2016

The Iliad: An Epic Rendition, Washington, D.C.
June 9, 2016

An Evening of Exploration and Discovery, Washington, D.C.
June 14, 2016

View all events on the calendar page →

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