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U. S. Rationing During World War II

Introduction to primary sources as well as an introduction to life on the home front. You can examine a ration book, morale posters, and an Office of War Information film to learn how Americans lived in a time of sacrifice.
 

Walking on the Moon

Journey back in time to experience the incredible Apollo 11 mission!

Weather Lab

What happens when ocean currents and air masses interact? Find out in Weather Lab!

Fact Sheet

Bat Facts

Answers to some of the questions most often asked of the National Museum of Natural History  about the biology and natural history of these shy, nocturnal creatures.

Early Cars: Fact Sheet for Children
Egyptian Mummies

Information and reading list on the process of Egyptian mummification.

Facts about the United States Flag
Famous Horses
Foucault Pendulum

The Foucault Pendulum is named for the French physicist Jean Foucault (pronounced Foo-koh), who first used it in 1851 to demonstrate the rotation of the earth.

Hope Diamond Fact Sheet

Learn about the history of the Hope Diamond.

Star-Spangled Banner and the War of 1812
Tucker Automobiles
Winchester, General Philip H. Sheridan's War Horse

War heroes are not always human, and the Smithsonian has several animal soldiers in its collection.

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Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond celebrates the power of innovation. Packed with interactive challenges; vehicle concept models and prototypes; immersive media presentations; and inspiring innovator stories, this exhibition invites you to experience what it takes to make impossible dreams take flight.

Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life

Explore the life and legacy of our 16th president through objects from the museum's collection.

African Elephant

Our iconic 12-ton, 14-foot-tall African Elephant has undergone a remake! The new setting explores the evolution of elephants from their earliest predecessors to the three modern-day species. Learn about elephant behavior and the threats facing elephants today. 

Airmail in America

This exhibition examines the critical role the postal system played in the creation of America's commercial aviation industry.

Alphabetilately: An Alphabet of Philately

This exhibition presents an alphabet of philately through 26 topics, in which each letter stands for some aspect of stamp collecting or the sending of mail.

Amazonia

Animals and plants of the New World are included in this rain forest habitat featuring a re-created microcosm of the world's largest rain forest and the Amazon River.

America by Air

This exhibition traces the history of commercial air transportation in the U.S. from 1914 to today and discusses how technological innovations have revolutionized air travel .


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