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Cheetah Conservation Station Cheetah Conservation Station
August 19, 1992 – Permanent

Cheetahs can be seen engaged in natural behaviors in a grassland setting similar to their natural savanna habitat.

National Zoo
Legend, Memory, and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation) Legend, Memory, and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation)
November 13, 1991 – Permanent

This gallery features the emergence of air power in World War I and reexamines the reality and  the romantic image of this war.

Air and Space Museum
Welcome to the National Museum of Natural History Welcome to the National Museum of Natural History
October 24, 1991 – Permanent

The museum welcomes visitors with several items an Easter Island head (also called a Maoi) and Northwest Coast totem poles from its collection. 

Natural History Museum
The Arts of China The Arts of China
November 18, 1990 – Indefinitely

View impressive examples of ancient jades and bronzes, as well as paintings, calligraphy, and decorative objects from the Sackler's permanent collection.

Sackler Gallery
Electricity: Lighting a Revolution Electricity: Lighting a Revolution
– Permanent

This exhibition reveals how Thomas Edison's incandescent electric light bulb and other inventions transformed our world. 

American History Museum
Wetlands Exhibition Wetlands Exhibition
May 1989 – Permanent

The wetlands contains a boardwalk traversing a series of ponds and wildlife-friendly plantings. Although no captive birds inhabit this area, it is a nice place to birdwatch.

National Zoo
Mary Livingston Ripley Garden Mary Livingston Ripley Garden
May 25, 1988 – Permanent

Meander along the unusual curvilinear serpentine walkway in the Mary Livingston Ripley Garden to view more than 200 varieties of plants in hanging baskets and borders.

Smithsonian Gardens
Gibbon Ridge Gibbon Ridge
May 14, 1988 – Permanent

Gibbon Ridge is home to three groups of white-cheeked gibbons and a group of siamangs.

National Zoo
Enid A. Haupt Garden Enid A. Haupt Garden
May 22, 1987 – Permanent

A 4.2-acre rooftop park, named for its donor, features an embroidered parterre in a geometric design of plants and flowers rotated seasonally.

Smithsonian Gardens
Voyager: Around the World without a Pit Stop Voyager: Around the World without a Pit Stop
September 14, 1986 – Permanent

This exhibit features the Voyager, the first aircraft to fly around the world without landing or refueling.

Air and Space Museum
Looking at Earth Looking at Earth
May 8, 1986 – Permanent

This gallery traces the development of technology for viewing Earth from balloons, aircraft, and spacecraft.

Air and Space Museum
The Golden Age of Flight The Golden Age of Flight
April 5, 1984 – Permanent

Americans were wild about aviation in the 1920s and '30s, the period between the two world wars that came to be known as the Golden Age of Flight.

Air and Space Museum
Small Mammal House Small Mammal House
April 1, 1983 – Permanent

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

National Zoo
Jet Aviation Jet Aviation
July 1, 1981 – Permanent

This gallery illustrates the first 40 years of jet aviation (1939-1979), including the evolution of commercial and military jet aircraft.

Air and Space Museum
Great Ape House Great Ape House
April 15, 1981 – Permanent

This exhibition is home to western lowland gorillas and orangutans.

National Zoo
Early Flight, The Samuel P. Langley Gallery of Early Flight, The Samuel P. Langley Gallery of
March 26, 1980 – Permanent

The early history of the airplane from antiquity through the first decade of powered flight is told.

Air and Space Museum
U.S.S. Starship Enterprise Model U.S.S. Starship Enterprise Model
– Indefinitely

This model of the starship Enterprise was used in the filming of the Star Trek TV show, which ran from 1966 to 1969.

Air and Space Museum
Birds of the District of Columbia Birds of the District of Columbia
– Permanent

Year-round and seasonal residents, migrants and vagrants—hundreds of bird species—are displayed.

Natural History Museum
Exploring the Planets Exploring the Planets
1979 – Permanent

This exhibition highlights the history and achievements of planetary exploration, both Earth-based and by spacecraft.

Air and Space 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

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