All Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are closed due to the federal government shutdown.
Great for birds and for people, The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center developed the world’s first and only 100% organic and shade-grown coffee certification.
10,000 years of volcanic activity at your fingertips. Includes weekly updates on volcanic activity.
Fun games and apps for learning about science.
Did you know? The Smithsonian works in India teaching Tibetan monks and nuns about Western science and science education.
Learn about these incredible animals—and the ecosystems in which they play a role.
Forget the reservations, white tablecloth, mother-of-pearl caviar spoons and the like. There is a lot to learn about the art of fine dining—zoo style.
His job as a time traveler is to make discoveries about the past that can help shape our future.
Place “camera traps” in your community to assist researchers in answering questions about mammal distribution and abundance.
Scientists study how to transform degraded landscapes into healthy forests, clean water, and eco-friendly ranches.
If it’s such a challenge for humans to stay warm outside, how do birds keep warm?
Be a biologist in your own backyard! Neighborhood Nestwatch participants help answer questions related to the survival of bird populations.
Join some of the world's leading thinkers in a spirited discussion about our ever changing planet.
Smithsonian Gardens has more than 8,000 specimens. Explore a selection from the collection along with art inspired by these beautiful blooms.
Explore some of the oddest and most amazing creatures to see, from parrotfish to tiny pygmy sea horses.
How do diseases spread and what do we know about fighting epidemics?
Learn about “climate change’s evil twin” with the National Museum of Natural History's Ocean Portal.