Editors' pick

National Geographic Museum

Museum
The gallery of the National Geographic Society hosts an ongoing series of temporary exhibitions.
Daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(Downtown)
Farragut North (Red Line), Farragut West (Blue and Orange lines)
Free
202-857-7588
Through 12/12

Ongoing exhibits:

Changing displays of historic and natural treasures from around the world.
Through 2/22/15

Food: Our Global Kitchen

An exhibition exploring the food system offers tasting opportunities, virtual mealmaking, rare artifacts and more.
Through 4/12/15

Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous

A full-size skeletal model of Spinosaurus is on view.
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Editorial Review

Examine the worlds and wonders of National Geographic in the Society's Explorers Hall. The gallery space hosts an ongoing series of temporary exhibitions designed to engage visitors of all ages. Featured shows focus upon natural and cultural history, archaeology and photography, as well as the latest scientific finds. Recent exhibitions include works by female National Geographic photographers, an interactive robot zoo, a three dimensional look at the Titanic and the reconstruction of a Mayan civilization.