Visit the Museum
The National Geographic Museum in Washington D.C. hosts rotating exhibitions year-round.
The National Geographic
Museum & Headquarters
1145 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Monday – Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM Last ticket sold 5 PM
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
Ticket Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 10 AM – 4 PM
National Geographic Museum
About Your Visit
Exhibitions at the National Geographic Museum showcase bold people and transformative ideas in the fields of exploration, scientific research, storytelling, and education. With a wide range of changing exhibitions, the National Geographic Museum is a perfect destination for all ages. Visitors get to know the work of National Geographic conservationists, photographers, and scientists through engaging, dynamic exhibitions featuring everything from iconic photography and world-famous artifacts to interactive learning stations and behind-the-scenes stories.
Your general admission ticket to the museum allows access to all exhibitions currently on view. Live event tickets do not include entry to the museum unless stated.
General Ticket Information
Did you know?
of the proceeds from our exhibitions and events goes to support the National Geographic Society’s nonprofit educational, conservation, and scientific work.