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Butterfly Habitat Garden Butterfly Habitat Garden

Stroll along the walkways in the Butterfly Habitat Garden to see four habitats of native plants that attract a variety of colorful butterflies spring through fall.

Cheetah Conservation Station Cheetah Conservation Station

Cheetahs and other animals of the African savanna can be seen engaged in natural behaviors in a grassland setting similar to their natural habitat.

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil Dig It! The Secrets of Soil

This exhibition introduces the study of soil science and demonstrates the vital role soil plays in sustaining human welfare, assuring future agricultural productivity, and environmental sustainability.

Dinosaurs: Reptiles, Masters of Land Dinosaurs: Reptiles, Masters of Land

All of the old favorites are on view in the exhibition hall—Diplodocus, T. rex, and Triceratops—and more.

Elephant Trails Elephant Trails

As part of the Zoo's campaign to save Asian elephants, this expanded and transformed home for the Zoo's Asian elephants provides new indoor and outdoor space and features a variety of habitats that support the natural behavior of the multi-generational herd.

Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt

Learn about Egyptian burial ritual and cosmology and what they reveal about life in ancient Egypt.

Eyeing America: Robert Cottingham Prints Eyeing America: Robert Cottingham Prints

This exhibition features a full set of photorealist prints of city scenes created from 1972 to 1991 by this artist.

Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants

This exhibition provides a look at life from an ant's point of view through large-format photographs of ants going about their daily business, a cast of an underground ant city, and a live ant colony.

George Washington: A National Treasure George Washington: A National Treasure

In celebration of its acquisition by and for the American people, the famous and iconic portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart will leave the nation's capital for a cross-country tour.

Gettysburg Address Gettysburg Address

To celebrate Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday, the museum showcases the rarely exhibited White House's copy of the Gettysburg Address.

Giant Panda Habitat, David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat, David M. Rubenstein Family

Giant panda cub Bao Bao is now on exhibit! Bao Bao is now spending much of her time in the trees of her outdoor exhibit where she can sometimes be difficult to see. Sharp eyes will spot her.

Great Ape House Great Ape House

This exhibition is home to western lowland gorillas and orangutans.

Great Cats: Lions and Tigers Great Cats: Lions and Tigers

See living, breathing, roaring Sumatran tigers and African lions and learn more about these endangered animals.

How Things Fly How Things Fly

This interactive gallery explains the basic principles of air and space flight through hands-on activities.

Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses

See 55 dresses and more than 200 related items from the Plains, Plateau, and Great Basin regions in this exhibition of Native women's identity through traditional dress and its contemporary evolution.

Insect Zoo, O. Orkin Insect Zoo, O. Orkin

The Insect Zoo focuses on live insects and their relationships with plants, animals, and humans.

Invention at Play Invention at Play

This exhibition focuses on the similarities between the ways children and adults play and the creative skills and processes used by inventors.

Kids' Farm Kids' Farm

This child-friendly exhibition reveals that most of the food we eat comes from a farm and allows visitors to lend a hand around the farm.

Little Golden Books Little Golden Books

Learn how Little Golden Books made children's literature more widely available and transformed children's reading habits.

Mammals, Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of Mammals, Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of

Travel to four continents to see some 274 mammals in lifelike poses in their natural habitat and learn about what they share in common and what makes them unique.


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