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Benedicte Wrensted: An Idaho Photographer in Focus
March 1, 1995 – April 2, 1995

View photos of European and Native Americans taken by Danish immigrant Benedicte Wrensted in her Pocatello, Idaho studio in the late 19th century.

Ripley Center
Edison After Forty
January 11, 1994 – September 6, 1994

This exhibition of 60 photographs focuses on the later years of Thomas Edison's career.

American History Museum
Insect Zoo, O. Orkin
September 10, 1993 – Permanent

The Insect Zoo focuses on live insects and their relationships with plants, animals, and humans.

Natural History Museum
Binding the Nation
July 30, 1993 – Permanent

This gallery provides an overview of mail service in America from colonial times through the 19th century, stressing the importance of written communication in the young nation.

Postal Museum
Customers and Communities
July 30, 1993 – Permanent

This gallery focuses on the modern changes in mail service introduced at the turn of the 20th century.

Postal Museum
Moving the Mail
July 30, 1993 – Permanent

Faced with the challenge of moving the mail quickly, the postal service looked to trains, automobiles, airplanes, and buses to deliver the mail.

Postal Museum
The Art of Cards and Letters
July 30, 1993 – June 6, 2011

This gallery emphasizes the art of letter writing, a cherished art form providing a window into American history.

Postal Museum
Philatelic Gallery
July 30, 1993 – September 21, 2013

For both the serious collector and those who know little about the renowned hobby of stamp collecting, this gallery highlights some of the best philatic collections in the world.

Postal Museum
Legend, Memory, and the Great War in the Air
November 13, 1991 – Permanent

This gallery features the emergence of air power in World War I and contrasts the romance of aerial combat with the reality.

Air and Space Museum
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
Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska
September 23, 1988 – April 2, 1989

Jointly prepared by the Smithsonian and the Soviet Academy of Sciences, the exhibition presents the cultures of Alaska and Siberia from the end of the Ice Age Era to modern times.

Natural History Museum
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
A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution
October 1, 1987 – January 11, 2004

Witness the experiences of Japanese Americans during WWII; decision-making and citizen action under the U.S. Constitution.

American History Museum
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
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
Royal Gifts from the Kingdom of Thailand
November 1, 1982 – July 31, 1983

View 15 exquisitely crafted gifts from Thai monarchs to the United States and to U.S. presidents  from 1856 to the present.

Natural History Museum
Dinosaurs: Reptiles, Masters of Land
December 4, 1981 – April 27, 2014

All of the old favorites are on view in the exhibition hall—Diplodocus, T. rex, and Triceratops—and more.

Natural History Museum
Birds of the District of Columbia
August 24, 1979 – Permanent

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

Natural History Museum
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
July 1, 1976 – Permanent

This gallery traces NASA's manned space program beginning with Project Mercury's Freedom 7 (5/5/61); then the Gemini Project (1965-66); followed by the Apollo Program (1967-1972), with Apollo 17 as the last manned exploration of the moon.

Air and Space Museum

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