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Get closer to the edge of your seat with National Geographic events in D.C.! Enjoy live talks with National Geographic explorers, happy hours, and more.

Nat Geo Nights
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Nat Geo Nights

National Geographic opens its doors for a night of fun and exploration. These special monthly happy hours feature live stories from National Geographic Explorers, fun interactive activities, lively music, food, and drink specials at our cash bar. See the event schedule and ...

Monthly on the Third Thursday
Student Matinees
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Student Matinees

National Geographic Explorers, photographers, filmmakers, and scientists embody the importance of living curious, responsible, and empowered lives. We’re proud to introduce these inspiring role models through our student matinee programs.

See schedule below
For Students Only
Virtual Reality at Nat Geo
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Series
Virtual Reality at Nat Geo

See the Earth’s most extraordinary places like never before on virtual reality explorations led by world-renowned National Geographic Explorers

See schedule below
Nat Geo Nights: America's Last Wild Places
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Happy Hour
Nat Geo Nights: America's Last Wild Places

Explore the expansive American grasslands and Great Plains with conservation ecologists Daniel Kinka and Rae Wynn-Grant and photojournalist Amy Toensing.

Amy Toensing, speaker
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Sold Out
Nat Geo Nights: Stories From the World
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Happy Hour
Nat Geo Nights: Stories From the World

Travel the globe—from Ireland to Singapore and beyond—with 2018-19 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellows: Jennifer Gil, Jen Guyton, Katie Thornton, Emily Toner, and William Tyner.

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Sold Out
Family Day: Secrets of Egypt
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Family Event
Family Day: Secrets of Egypt

Embark on an exciting journey to ancient Egypt with your family in this year’s daylong event—featuring activities, games, performances, our museum exhibition, award-winning films, and explorer talks!

Saturday, July 20, 2019
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We partner with museums, science centers, universities, galleries, zoos, and aquariums all over the world on relevant and important projects. Find a traveling exhibition near you. 

Past Museum Exhibitions

The National Geographic Museum features a wide range of changing exhibitions, View some of our past exhibitions, ranging from interactive experiences to stunning photography exhibitions featuring the work of National Geographic explorers, photographers, and scientists.

Titanic: The Untold Story
Exhibition
Titanic: The Untold Story
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 – Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Day to Night: In the Field With Stephen Wilkes
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Day to Night: In the Field With Stephen Wilkes
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 – Sunday, April 29, 2018
Tomb of Christ
Exhibition
Tomb of Christ
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – Tuesday, January 1, 2019
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