There was only 2 floors with exhibits on them, and i was just expecting something more spectacular. We spent more time in the gift shop, than the half filled museum. We could have skipped this.
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About Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
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You could easily spend hours in this museum if you take the time to see everything! There was even an aquarium inside. They had everything from photos of National Parks to Egyptian Mummies. It is 3 stories tall and packed with fasination artifacts.
The museums of the Smithsonian bring our countries history to life. Every phase of it. A must see but allow time. So much to see.
Every natural history museum is always fun but this one is THE one and delightful from top to bottom. You can appreciate all the hard work that has gone into every display and category of exhibits. The fact this is all FREE is incredible. Don't...More
Nice museum and free. What more could you ask for. Grandkids had a great time . So much to check out and see. Butterfly pavilion was their favorite (extra cost for this exhibit). Also was cool to see the hope diamond and all the gems...More
This is a great place to bring kids with lots of things to do and explore for novices or experts. The section with the jewels was packed, but the rest of the places we went were manageable. We saw some stuffed animals here that we...More
I went with my 7 year old and we actually spent a good part of two days here. If you really enjoy natural history the exhibits are really well done and you could spend forever wandering around. There is something for everyone here from the...More
The museum will take 3 hours of your time. 4 hours if visiting with kids. The advice is to visit Air and space museum first (10 am) and then visit this museum on the same day. Entry is Free. Kids will love this place.