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Sport Aviation
December 15, 2003 – Permanent

See some homebuilt vehicles that encompass the most advanced ideas in aircraft design.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Ultralight Aircraft
December 15, 2003 – Permanent

Explore the history behind ultralights from their early beginnings to rising popularity in the 1970s.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
Vertical Flight
December 15, 2003 – Permanent

Learn about the history of helicopters from the first rotary-wing aircraft (autogiro) to the XV-15.

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

See aircraft that represent some of the major technological advancements during World War II.

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

Learn the story of the rise and fall of the Luftwaffe (German air force) during World War II.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center
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

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