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Fossil Plants and Animals: The Conquest of Land Fossil Plants and Animals: The Conquest of Land
April 17, 1980 – April 27, 2014

This exhibition focuses on the earliest plants and animals that evolved the complex adaptations needed to live on land.

Natural History Museum
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
Fossils Galore: A Grand Opening Fossils Galore: A Grand Opening
– April 27, 2014

Soft-bodied and hard-shelled animals, tall sponges, and algae offer a rare glimpse into the earliest explosion of animal life more than 500 million years ago, including the famous Burgess Shale.

Natural History 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
Welcome Center Welcome Center
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

Welcome Center features selected artifacts and an information desk  where information specialists assist visitors.

Air and Space Museum
Outdoor Sculptures: Air and Space Museum Outdoor Sculptures: Air and Space Museum
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

See Ad Astra by Richard Lippold and Continuum by Charles O. Perry outside the museum's entrances and Delta Solar by Alejandro Otero on the museum's west side.

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
Lunar Exploration Vehicles Lunar Exploration Vehicles
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

This exhibition gallery highlights NASA lunar surface exploration.

Air and Space Museum
Milestones of Flight Milestones of Flight
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

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

Air and Space Museum
Sea-Air Operations Sea-Air Operations
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

The focus of this gallery is overwater flight, including aircraft carrier operations from 1911 to the present.

Air and Space Museum
World War II Aviation World War II Aviation
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

The story of World War II is too big for a single gallery, so this one focuses on land-based fighter aviation.

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

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

Hirshhorn Museum
Osteology: Hall of Bones Osteology: Hall of Bones
– Permanent

Hundreds of skeletons of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians are shown in characteristic poses.

Natural History Museum
Outdoor Sculptures: Daguerre Memorial Outdoor Sculptures: Daguerre Memorial

The sculpture Daguerre Memorial by Jonathan Scott Hartley, honoring Louis Daguerre, one of the fathers of photography, is on view outside on the 7th Street side of the building.

Portrait Gallery
Outdoor Sculpture: Infinity Outdoor Sculpture: Infinity
June 1, 1967 – Permanent

See Infinity by Jose de Rivera outside the museum's Mall entrance.

American History 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
Power Machinery Power Machinery
1964 – Permanent

This hall follows the development of the increasingly efficient power machinery that helped the United States become a world leader during the Industrial Revolution.

American History Museum
The Miniature World of Faith Bradford: The Dolls' House The Miniature World of Faith Bradford: The Dolls' House
Opened 1951 – Closing TBA

This dollhouse and its 800 miniature furnishings represent a romantic view of the life of a large and affluent American family in the early 1900s.

American History Museum

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