National Geographic Society HQ

Washington, DC

Since its founding in 1888, National Geographic’s world headquarters has been based in Washington DC. Today, you can visit this historic location while getting some exciting glimpses into an innovative future. The National Geographic Museum features fascinating exhibitions from around the world and across the spectrum of science and adventure. You’ll also discover enlightening and entertaining events, films, tours, and more. Stop by and become part of our community working to explore and protect our planet.

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Brian Skerry - Swimming with Sharks

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21:52
Swimming with Sharks
Photographer Brian Skerry goes to extraordinary lengths to highlight sharks importance—and to show them in a different light, as something we might respect and appreciate rather than revile and fear.
The 800-Mile Hike That Nearly Killed Us

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15:49
The 800-Mile Hike That Nearly Killed Us
Few people have ever completed a thru-hike of the Grand Canyon, and now National Geographic explorers Kevin Fedarko and Pete McBride know why: The almost 800-mile hike quickly proved to be the most difficult undertaking of their lives.

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