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Welcome to the National Museum of Natural History

October 24, 1991 – Permanent

Museum: Natural History Museum

Location: Ground Floor, Constitution Ave. Lobby

The museum welcomes visitors with display of the following objects from its collection:

  • Easter Island Head: Also called a Moai, this ancestor sculpture is from Easter Island in the South Pacific (located on the southeast wall). 
  • Totem Poles, Northwest Coast: The three Northwest Coast totem poles are from the Haida and Tsimshian tribes of British Columbia. The display includes an ongoing video about these tribes (located near the east stairwell of the lobby).