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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Natural history holds the key to Earth’s future

Discover the Natural World at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC.

Exhibits

Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of Mammals in Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History captured by Julie Pavlova

Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of Mammals

FIRST FLOOR | EXHIBIT Can you find a leaping tiger, a pink fairy armadillo, or a South American kinkajou? These animals, many of which you can’t see anywhere else, highlight the incredible variety of the mammal family.

African Bush Elephant in Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History captured by Julie Pavlova

African Bush Elephant

FIRST FLOOR | EXHIBIT Learn about the ecology of African elephants, their place in geologic time, and their connections to humans, including the threats they face from poachers.

Sant Ocean Hall in Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History captured by Julie Pavlova

Mega-toothed Shark

ATRIUM FIRST FLOOR | EXHIBIT Come face-to-face with a 52-foot-long model of a female mega-toothed shark suspended above our new dining area.

Sant Ocean Hall in Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History captured by Julie Pavlova

Sant Ocean Hall

FIRST FLOOR | EXHIBIT Dive into the ocean, from the shore down to the ocean floor. Travel through time, from the origins of the ocean 3.8 billion years ago to the challenges and opportunities the ocean presents today.

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From https://naturalhistory.si.edu/about  

photo by Julie Pavlova 

https://www.facebook.com/julie.pavlova.photography/

04/24/2021

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