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Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar
Summer 2012 – Permanent

Watch from the mezzanine as museum specialists restore treasures in the National Air and Space Museum's collection.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
The Inside Story: Radiography
May 21, 2012 – Permanent

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

National Zoo
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
Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran
February 4, 2012 – Indefinitely

View highly sophisticated ancient Iranian metalwork ranging from deep bowls to elaborate drinking vessels to objects in gold and silver.

Sackler Gallery
Systems at Work
December 14, 2011 – Permanent

Learn how mail travels from sender to recipient and how the process has changed over the last 200 years!

Postal Museum
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
November 17, 2011 – Permanent

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

Natural History Museum
Mail Call
November 10, 2011 – Permanent

This exhibition addresses the emotional importance of mail to troops and their families during wartime and the logistics of delivering mail to troops at war.

Postal Museum
New Animals at the Zoo
Ongoing – Permanent

Visit some of the newest members of the Zoo family.

National Zoo
Two Key Smithsonian Figures: Leonard Carmichael and Frank Taylor
December 22, 2010 – TBA

This display case honors two people instrumental in the creation of the National Museum of American History.

American History Museum
Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
November 19, 2010 – Permanent

This gallery features famous "firsts" and record-setting aviators during the 1920s and 30s.

Air and Space Museum
African Mosaic: Building a Collection
November 19, 2010 – Indefinitely

The diversity and outstanding quality of Africa's arts are reflected in some 112 objects collected by the museum during the past 10 years.

African Art Museum
Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian
October 23, 2010 – Permanent

This exhibition of some 700 works of Native art from throughout North, Central, and South America demonstrates the breadth of the museum's renowned collection and highlight the historic importance of many of these iconic objects.

American Indian Museum Heye Center
Elephant Trails
September 3, 2010 – Permanent

As part of the Zoo's campaign to save Asian elephants, this expanded and transformed home for the Zoo's Asian elephants provides new indoor and outdoor space and features a variety of habitats that support the natural behavior of the multi-generational herd.

National Zoo
Pony Express: Romance vs. Reality
April 3, 2010 – Permanent

This exhibition examines fictional and actual stories from the history of the world's best known mail carriers.

Postal Museum
The David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins: What Does It Mean To Be Human?
March 17, 2010 – Permanent

This major exhibition hall focuses on the story of human origins and probes the ecological and genetic connections that human beings have had with the natural world over time.

Natural History Museum
The Struggle for Justice
February 12, 2010 – Permanent

This exhibition showcases major cultural and political figures who struggled to achieve civil rights for disenfranchised or marginalized groups.

Portrait Gallery
Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye!
2009 – Indefinitely

This small exhibition features historic Transformers toys and props used in the major motion picture.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Moving Beyond Earth
November 19, 2009 – Permanent

Explore the achievements and challenges of human spaceflight in the United States during the space shuttle and space station era.

Air and Space Museum
Stories on Money
June 11, 2009 – Indefinitely

This exhibition explores the history of money -- coinage and currency -- from the earliest times to the present and showcases objects from the museum's National Numismatic Collection.

American History Museum

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