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Smithsonian Theaters Present

National Parks Adventure 3D

Now Playing at the
Johnson IMAX® Theater

National Museum of Natural History

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Smithsonian Associates Presents

Smithsonian Summer Camp

Explore, discover, and create during the 47th year of Summer Camp at the Smithsonian.

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On view at the Anacostia Community Museum

Twelve Years that Shook and Shaped Washington:
1963-1975

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Explore the new
Renwick Gallery

Wonder

Now open!

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Presidential Family Fun Day at the National Portrait Gallery

Saturday, Feb. 13
11:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

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Smithsonian Earth

A New Video Streaming Service

Get instant access to captivating nature and wildlife documentaries, fascinating shorts, and more.

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Visiting Us

Most museums are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The American Art Museum and Portrait Gallery are open 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. All are closed Dec. 25.

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