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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.

Milestones of Flight Milestones of Flight

This gallery features famous airplanes and spacecraft that exemplify the major achievements in the history of flight.

Moving the Mail Moving the Mail

Faced with the challenge of moving the mail quickly, the postal service looked to trains, automobiles, airplanes, and buses to deliver the mail.

New Animals at the Zoo New Animals at the Zoo

Visit some of the newest members of the Zoo family.

One Life: Amelia Earhart One Life: Amelia Earhart

Portraits of aviator Amelia Earhart tell the story of her career and pay special attention to her work on behalf of women's rights.

Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn

This exhibition on innovative book design highlights movable, pop-up, folding, and multiple-construction books from the year 1570 to the present day.

Philatelic Gallery Philatelic Gallery

For both the serious collector and those who know little about the renowned hobby of stamp collecting, this gallery highlights some of the best philatic collections in the world.

Playful Performers Playful Performers

View an exhibition that looks at children's masquerades in Africa using objects, photographs, and video presentations.

Portraits of Planet Ocean: The Photography of Brian Skerry Portraits of Planet Ocean: The Photography of Brian Skerry

Captivating images by photojournalist Brian Skerry reveal the mystery and beauty of the undersea world.

Science in the News: The Truth about Crystal Skulls Science in the News: The Truth about Crystal Skulls

On view for the first time is the Smithsonian's own crystal skull.

Small Mammal House Small Mammal House

Most species in the Zoo's Small Mammal House are no bigger than a breadbox.

Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes, and Curios Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes, and Curios

What is a souvenir? What becomes a souvenir? Find out in this exhibition!

 

Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers

From Althea Gibson's struggle to break the color barrier and excel as a tennis champion, through the "Battle of the Sexes" between tennis players Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, to the humanitarian efforts of baseball star Roberto Clemente, sports illustrate many facets of American life.


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