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The National Geographic
Museum & Headquarters

1145 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-857-7700

Museum Hours
Monday – Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

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.

Current Exhibitions

Queens of Egypt
Current Exhibition

Queens of Egypt  

On display until September 15, 2019

Museum Ticket Pricing



Students/Military/Seniors (over 62)


Children (ages 5-12)


Children (ages 4 and under)


Contributing Member


3D Movie


Group Admission for Parties of 20 or More

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* Online orders to the museum exhibitions now exclude all customer service fees. This offer applies to museum exhibitions, Annual Pass, and museum films only. Tickets purchased for NG Live events held at our D.C. headquarters are still subject to a 10% venue fee.

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of the proceeds from our exhibitions and events goes to support the National Geographic Society’s nonprofit educational, conservation, and scientific work.

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