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Business Aviation
December 5, 2003 – Permanent

Examples of business aircraft ranging from small "prop planes" to well-appointed "bizjets" are on view.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
America on the Move
November 22, 2003 – Permanent

This exhibition examines how transportation -- from 1876 to 1999 -- has shaped our American identity.

American History Museum
Mammals, Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of
November 15, 2003 – Ongoing

Travel to four continents to see some 274 mammals in lifelike poses in their natural habitat and learn about what they share in common and what makes them unique.

Natural History Museum
The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age
October 11, 2003 – Indefinitely

This exhibition presents the Wrights' technical achievements and examines the cultural impact of early powered flight.

Air and Space Museum
Lemur Island
October 18, 2001 – Permanent

This open-air exhibition is home to both ring-tailed and red-fronted lemurs.

National Zoo
Voyage - A Journey Through Our Solar System
October 17, 2001 – Permanent

This outdoor exhibition brings to life the great distances between the planets through a scale model of our solar system at one ten-billionth actual size .

Air and Space Museum
Explore the Universe
September 21, 2001 – Permanent

Learn what scientists think our universe is like, how the present scientific view of the universe came to be, how our universe is being shaped today, and what mysteries remain.

Air and Space Museum
Victory Garden
– Permanent

The Victory Garden represents a typical vegetable garden planted during World War II, when growing food for home consumption was an important part of the war effort.

Smithsonian Gardens
The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden
November 15, 2000 – Permanent

This exhibition of more than 900 objects related to the 43 men who have held the nation's highest office explores the public, personal, ceremonial, and executive boundaries of the presidency.

American History Museum
African Voices
December 15, 1999 – Permanent

This exhibition examines the diversity, dynamism, and global influence of Africa's peoples and cultures.

The exhibition will be closed on November 30, 2015 and will reopen to the public February 15, 2016.

Natural History Museum
Reptile Discovery Center
– Permanent

The Reptile Discovery Center is an interactive exhibition that features some 70 species of reptiles and amphibians.

National Zoo
Smithson Crypt
– Permanent

The final resting place of the Institution's benefactor, James Smithson (1765-1829), is a small chapel-like room located at the north entrance to the Castle.

Smithsonian Castle
Kathrine Dulin Folger Rose Garden, including the Keith Fountain
October 7, 1998 – Permanent

The Folger Rose Garden features a bed of roses in a rainbow of colors, along with selected annuals, perennials, and woody plants chosen for year-round interest.

Smithsonian Gardens
Great Cats: Lions and Tigers
October 1, 1998 – Permanent

See living, breathing, roaring Sumatran tigers and African lions and learn more about these endangered animals.

National Zoo
Bird House and the Outdoor Flight Exhibit
– Permanent

The National Zoo is home to hundreds of birds from all over the world.

National Zoo
Geology, Gems, and Minerals, Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of
September 20, 1997 – Permanent

This hall features 2,500 minerals and gems, including the Hope Diamond, Hooker Emerald Brooch, and Star of Asia sapphire. It also explores the birth and evolution of the solar system and the earth's changing surface through computer interactives and video presentations.

The Hope Diamond will only be available Fridays and weekends from April 18 through June 30, 2016.

Natural History Museum
Space Race
May 16, 1997 – Permanent

This exhibition traces the competition in space between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union from its origins in the 1950s to the recent international cooperation.

Air and Space Museum
How Things Fly
September 20, 1996 – Permanent

This interactive gallery explains the basic principles of air and space flight through hands-on activities.

Air and Space Museum
Think Tank
October 27, 1995 – Permanent

This exhibition explores the biology and evolution of animal thinking, focusing on primates.

National Zoo
Pollinator Garden
June 30, 1995 – Permanent

Stroll along the walkways in the Pollinator Garden to see four habitats of native plants that attract a variety of colorful butterflies spring through fall.

Smithsonian Gardens

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