The Sant Ocean Hall Focus Gallery: Going to Sea

September 27, 2008 – January 10, 2010

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor Floor Plan

This first rotating exhibit in The Sant Ocean Hall Focus Gallery highlights the many reasons people have gone to sea throughout history. It contrasts early ocean exploration and navigation techniques with the cutting edge modern science, and examines the connections between human culture and the sea including literature, art, and mythology.