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The Smithsonian Institution: America's Treasure Chest
May 8, 2005 – Permanent

See selected objects representing all of the museums that offer a tantalizing sample of the breadth and depth of the Smithsonian's vast collections. 

Smithsonian Castle
Posy Holders
– Indefinitely

Two large cases contain approximately 80 one-of-a-kind posy holders made of precious metals and semi-precious stones, donated by Frances Jones Poetker.

Ripley Center
Human Spaceflight
November 2004 – Permanent

Learn how the United States, Soviet Union/Russia, and other nations have made human spaceflight a reality.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
November 11, 2004 – Permanent

This exhibition surveys the history of America's military from the Colonial Era to the present conflict in Iraq.

American History Museum
Applications Satellites
November 1, 2004 – Permanent

See how applications satellites have become an integral part of contemporary life.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Space Science
November 1, 2004 – Permanent

The spacecraft on view represent those that perform science in Earth's upper atmosphere or beyond.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World
September 21, 2004 – April 2019

Focusing on Native cosmology and organized around one solar year, this exhibition explores the annual ceremonies of Native peoples as a window on their ancestral teachings.

American Indian Museum
Window on Collections: Many Hands, Many Voices
September 21, 2004 – Permanent

These permanent displays feature more than 3,500 items from the museum's collection that reveal the remarkable breadth and diversity of Native American objects.

American Indian Museum
Native American Landscape
September 21, 2004 – Permanent

By recalling the natural landscape environment that existed prior to European contact, the museum's landscape design embodies a theme that runs central to the museum: returning to a Native place.

Smithsonian Gardens
Kids' Farm
June 12, 2004 – Permanent

This child-friendly exhibition reveals that most of the food we eat comes from a farm and allows visitors to lend a hand around the farm.

National Zoo
Xu Bing: Monkeys Grasp for the Moon
2004 – Indefinitely

This whimsical sculpture, hanging from the atrium to the refllecting pool, is composed of 21 laminated wood pieces, with each forming the word "monkey" in a dozen different languages.

Sackler Gallery
Aerobatic Flight
December 15, 2003 – Permanent

Learn about the exhilarating and precise flying known as aerobatic flight.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Cold War Aviation
December 15, 2003 – Permanent

The role of aircraft in the post-World War II competition between superpowers is explored.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Commercial Aviation
December 15, 2003 – Permanent

On view is aircraft that helped make commercial aviation a commonplace and essential part of modern life.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
General Aviation
December 15, 2003 – Permanent

Three fourths of all flights in the U.S. are not commercial or military; they're general aviation!

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Interwar Military Aviation
December 15, 2003 – Permanent

See 1920s and 1930s military aircraft, including many one-of-a-kind and sole-survivor airplanes.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Korea and Vietnam Aviation
December 15, 2003 – Permanent

Learn about America's first swept-wing jet fighter, the F-86 Sabre, and its arch rival, the MiG-15.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Modern Military Aviation
December 15, 2003 – Permanent

Follow the development of more advanced and precise air power after World War II.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Pre-1920 Aviation
December 15, 2003 – Permanent

Learn about the era when the airplane was transformed from an exciting new invention to a machine of practical utility.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Rockets and Missiles
December 15, 2003 – Permanent

Learn how rocketry got a boost in the 20th century, altering warfare and taking humans into space.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center

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