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Photograph of the National Geographic Society's 17th Street building, taken April 1966.

Photograph by Robert S. Oakes

Experience all that National Geographic has to offer in one location. See the world through the eyes of an explorer, learn about the cutting-edge technologies being used to protect and explore our planet, and take in exhibitions showcasing the work of award-winning and world-changing photographers and scientists—all at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C.

National Geographic has made its home in Washington, D.C., since 1888. View the slideshow below to see the remarkable and influential people that [have] helped make National Geographic what it is today.

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