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Star-Spangled Banner and the War of 1812 Star-Spangled Banner and the War of 1812
Tucker Automobiles Tucker Automobiles
Winchester, General Philip H. Sheridan's War Horse Winchester, General Philip H. Sheridan's War Horse

War heroes are not always human, and the Smithsonian has several animal soldiers in its collection.

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Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life

Explore the life and legacy of our 16th president through objects from the museum's collection.

African Elephant African Elephant

Dominating the rotunda, in a setting that re-creates the Angolan bush, is the museum's 8-ton, 14-foot-tall African elephant.

Airmail in America

This exhibition examines the critical role the postal system played in the creation of America's commercial aviation industry.

Alphabetilately: An Alphabet of Philately Alphabetilately: An Alphabet of Philately

This exhibition presents an alphabet of philately through 26 topics, in which each letter stands for some aspect of stamp collecting or the sending of mail.

Amazonia Amazonia

Animals and plants of the New World are included in this rain forest habitat featuring a re-created microcosm of the world's largest rain forest and the Amazon River.

America by Air America by Air

This exhibition traces the history of commercial air transportation in the U.S. from 1914 to today and discusses how technological innovations have revolutionized air travel .

America on the Move America on the Move

This exhibition examines how transportation -- from 1876 to 1999 -- has shaped our American identity.

American Stories American Stories

See more than 100 historic and cultural touchstones of American history from the museum’s vast holdings.

America's New Birth of Freedom: Documents from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum America's New Birth of Freedom: Documents from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

To celebrate Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday, the museum hosts 10 rare and important documents from the Springfield library and museum.

Apollo to the Moon Apollo to the Moon

This exhibition traces NASA's manned space program from 1961 to 1972.

Art of the Stamp Art of the Stamp

See 100 original drawings and artworks that were used to create postage stamps, including entries for the famous Elvis stamp design competition.

Artful Animals Artful Animals

Explore how African artists create striking works of art, using images from an array of domestic and untamed animals, in this exhibition dedicated to young audiences.

Asia Trail Asia Trail

Asia Trail is home to the following Asian species: sloth bears, fishing cats, red pandas, clouded leopards, Asian small-clawed otters, giant pandas, and Japanese giant salamander.

Binding the Nation Binding the Nation

This gallery provides an overview of mail service in America from colonial times through the 19th century, stressing the importance of written communication in the young nation.

Bird House and the Outdoor Flight Exhibit Bird House and the Outdoor Flight Exhibit

The National Zoo is home to hundreds of birds from all over the world.

Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection

On view are 20 portraits from an exhibition, which toured the U.S. from 1944 through 1954, entitled Portraits of Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin.

Brian Jungen: Strange Comfort Brian Jungen: Strange Comfort

Examine iconic works and major pieces never before seen in the United States by Brian Jungen (Dunne-za First Nations/Swiss/Canadian), widely regarded as the foremost Native artist of his generation.


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