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The Last American Dinosaurs: Discovering a Lost World The Last American Dinosaurs: Discovering a Lost World
November 25, 2014 – 2018 (TBA)

How do we learn about dinosaurs and their ecosystems? Come see some of their fossils and find out!

Natural History Museum
Gems of American Philately Gems of American Philately
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Examine a 1918 Inverted Jenny and 12 other philatelic gems that are rarely on view.

Postal Museum
The First Ladies The First Ladies
November 19, 2011 – Indefinitely

Learn how first ladies have shaped the role of first lady as the role of women in society evolved. On view are more than two dozen gowns, including those worn by Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, Nancy Reagan, and Jacqueline Kennedy.

American History Museum
Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt
November 17, 2011 – Permanent

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

Natural History Museum
The Peacock Room Comes to America The Peacock Room Comes to America
April 9, 2011 – December 2015

Restored to its appearance in 1908, the Peacock Room's special exhibition highlights "points of contacts" between American and Asian art.

Freer Gallery
The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem
November 21, 2008 – Permanent

The sight of those “broad stripes and bright stars” inspired Francis Scott Key to write a song that eventually became the United States national anthem.

American History Museum
The Sant Ocean Hall The Sant Ocean Hall
September 27, 2008 – Permanent

Dive in with Phoenix—a model of an actual North Atlantic right whale—and discover how the ocean is a global system essential to all life in this exhibition featuring hundreds of preserved marine specimens, a living coral reef, and many interactive displays.

Natural History Museum
Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution
February 15, 2008 – Permanent

This exhibition shows how butterflies have evolved, adapted, and diversified with their plant partners over millions of years.

Natural History Museum
Giant Panda Habitat, David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat, David M. Rubenstein Family
October 17, 2006 – Permanent

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.

National Zoo
America's Presidents America's Presidents
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

This exhibition displays multiple images of the presidents of the United States, including Gilbert Stuart's "Lansdowne" portrait of George Washington.

Portrait Gallery
American Experience American Experience
July 1, 2006 – July 13, 2014

These introductory galleries feature landscapes from across the U.S. that convey a sense of place, paintings by Edward Hopper, and photographs of outdoor sculptures by Lee Friedlander.

American Art Museum
Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World
September 21, 2004 – Permanent

Focusing on Native cosmology and organized around one solar year, this exhibition explores the annual ceremonies of Native peoples as a window on their ancestral teachings.

American Indian Museum
The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age
October 11, 2003 – Indefinitely

This exhibition presents the Wrights' technical achievements and examines the cultural impact of early powered flight.

Air and Space Museum
The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden
November 15, 2000 – Permanent

This exhibition of more than 900 objects related to the 43 men who have held the nation's highest office explores the public, personal, ceremonial, and executive boundaries of the presidency.

American History Museum
Geology, Gems, and Minerals, Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems, and Minerals, Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of
September 20, 1997 – Permanent

This hall features 2,500 minerals and gems, including the Hope Diamond, Hooker Emerald Brooch, and Star of Asia sapphire. It also explores the birth and evolution of the solar system and the earth's changing surface through computer interactives and video presentations.

Natural History Museum
Apollo to the Moon Apollo to the Moon
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

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

Air and Space Museum
Outdoor Plaza and Sculpture Garden Outdoor Plaza and Sculpture Garden
October 4, 1974 – Indefinitely

The plaza and sunken sculpture garden include approximately 80 contemporary sculptures.

Hirshhorn Museum
Gunboat Philadelphia Gunboat Philadelphia
July 3, 1965 – Permanent

Built in 1776, the gunboat Philadelphia is the oldest American fighting vessel in existence.

American History Museum

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