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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
Models & Prototypes
December 12, 2014 – Ongoing

Models & Prototypes showcases the exceptional models of staircases donated to Cooper Hewitt by Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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
Nation to Nation: Treaties between the United States and American Indian Nations
September 21, 2014 – Spring 2020

Learn about the treaties that lie at the heart of the relationship between Indian nations and the United States.

American Indian Museum
American Bison
August 30, 2014 – Permanent

See American bison—the animal that inspired the founding of the National Zoo.

National Zoo
Experience America
August 14, 2014 – Permanent

The 1930s was a heady time for artists in America. Many of the paintings in Experience America were created in 1934 for a pilot program designed to put artists to work, others under the auspices of the WPA that followed.

American Art Museum
Grand Piano made by Bluthner, Leipzig, Germany, 1900
August 13, 2014 – Ongoing

This piano has a version of the ornate Jubilee cast-iron plates Blüthner produced from 1898 to 1907.

American History Museum
African Mosaic: 50th Anniversary room
July 16, 2014 – Indefinitely

Originally housed in a Capitol Hill town house once owned by Frederick Douglass, the museum became part of the Smithsonian Institution in 1979 by an act of Congress and was renamed the National Museum of African Art.

African Art Museum
Behind the Badge
June 27, 2014 – Indefinitely

Learn how the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the law enforcement arm of the Postal Service, helps protect you and discover tips to guard against scams and fraud.

Postal Museum
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
World of Stamps
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

See stamps that have shaped history and honored people and places around the world.

Postal Museum
Mail Marks History
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Trace the journeys of three historic letters by analyzing different kinds of mail markings.

Postal Museum
National Stamp Salon
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Browse tens of thousands of stamps, mail, medals, dies, and other artifacts from the National Philatelic Collection.

Postal Museum
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
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
Stamps Around the Globe
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Browse stamps from every country that has ever produced stamps—including countries that no longer exist!

Postal Museum
Living on an Ocean Planet
September 17, 2013 – Permanent

Explore our connections to the ocean and discover ideas and tools for each of us to help keep those connections healthy and sustainable.

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

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
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
Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000
November 20, 2012 – Indefinitely

This mouth-watering exhibition explores the social changes that have changed how we eat and features Julia Child's kitchen.

American History Museum

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