Part of the Smithsonian Institution the museum houses a national collection of more than 125 million natural science specimens and cultural artifacts.
It is the most-visited natural history museum in the world, and the most popular Washington DC museum for families.
The museum offers nature photography exhibitions.
See color in a new light — from chemistry to catalogs, from colorblind tests to couture
Documents how much life passes through 1 cubic foot during 1 normal day
145 million artifacts and specimens illuminate our understanding of nature and human culture
Fossils piece together a complex ecological community of animals and plants
Presenting Inuit perspectives, immersive environments, and the latest scientific knowledge on narwhals
Takes visitors on a journey through the epic story of our planet