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Above and Beyond Above and Beyond
August 1, 2015 – January 3, 2016

Above and Beyond celebrates the power of innovation. Packed with interactive challenges; vehicle concept models and prototypes; immersive media presentations; and inspiring innovator stories, this exhibition invites you to experience what it takes to make impossible dreams take flight.

Air and Space Museum
Places of Invention Places of Invention
July 1, 2015 – Ongoing

What is it about a particular place that excites a creative mind and sparks invention and innovation? Discover what can happen when the right mix of inventive people, ready resources, and inspiring surroundings come together.

American History Museum
Spark!Lab Spark!Lab
July 1, 2015 – Ongoing

Spark!Lab reveals the real story behind inventors’ work through hands-on activities that help kids and families learn about the history and process of invention.

American History Museum
Object Project Object Project
July 1, 2015 – Ongoing

Object Project features more than 300 objects, a “magic” scrapbook, an opportunity to virtually try on clothing from the collection, and a special version of “The Price is Right.”

American History Museum
Lego American Flag Lego American Flag
July 1, 2015 – September 28, 2015

As part of our Innovation wing opening day celebration, visitors to the museum (with the help of Lego Master Builders) built an American flag out of Lego. And not just any flag: it's constructed with 156,000 bricks and is the largest Lego American flag ever built!

American History Museum
Immersion Room Immersion Room
December 12, 2014 – Ongoing

Cooper Hewitt’s extraordinary collection of wallcoverings are featured in a new high-tech space.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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
FossiLab FossiLab
June 2014 – Permanent

This glass enclosed lab allows visitors to watch museum paleontologists and trained volunteers extract fossils from rock and construct fossil casts and molds.

Natural History Museum
Connect with U.S. Stamps Connect with U.S. Stamps
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Explore your own connection with stamps, create your own stamp design, and learn how stamps are produced.

Postal Museum
Portraits of Planet Ocean: The Photography of Brian Skerry Portraits of Planet Ocean: The Photography of Brian Skerry
September 17, 2013 – Fall 2015 (TBA)

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

Natural History Museum
Mud Masons of Mali Mud Masons of Mali
August 31, 2013 – TBA

Discover how mud masons maintain the spectacular traditional architecture of Djenne, Mali, in the modern world.

Natural History Museum
Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There
April 12, 2013 – Permanent

This exhibition reveals why a good clock is crucial to navigation -- for 18th-century mariners to current-day GPS users -- and how increasingly accurate timekeeping has influenced how we find our way.

Air and Space Museum
American Trail American Trail
September 1, 2012 – Permanent

Visit the American Trail, the Zoo's new home for seals, sea lions, and brown pelicans, which is modeled on the central California coast. Also located here are bald eagles, gray wolves, North American river otters, beavers, and ravens.

National Zoo
As We Grow: Traditions, Toys, Games As We Grow: Traditions, Toys, Games
August 22, 2012 – Indefinitely

See Native American toys from all over North, Central, and South America and find out what life lessons and traditions they teach.

American Indian Museum
Urban Bird Habitat Garden Urban Bird Habitat Garden
July 25, 2012 – Permanent

Learn the ingredients essential for creating a successful urban bird habitat in your own backyard.

Smithsonian Gardens
The Inside Story: Radiography The Inside Story: Radiography
May 21, 2012 – Permanent

View interesting X-rays to learn how animals move, eat, and play.

National Zoo
American Stories American Stories
April 12, 2012 – Indefinitely

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

American History 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 – January 3, 2016

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

Freer Gallery

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