Editors' pick

National Geographic Museum

The gallery of the National Geographic Society hosts an ongoing series of temporary exhibitions.
Daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Farragut North (Red Line), Farragut West (Blue and Orange lines)
$15, students and seniors $12, age 5 to 11 $10
Through 10/11

Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants

Aquariums with live fish, including a juvenile alligator gar, along with sculptures, displays and games, showcase the world's largest freshwater fishes.
Through 1/3/16

Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology

An exhibition of artifacts from National Geographic and the Penn Museum and a collection of Indiana Jones film materials from the Lucasfilm Archives.
Through 3/27/16

Pristine Seas

The exhibit of videos, pictures and a virtual aquarium wall explores the work of National Geographic explorer-in-residence Enric Sala to understand and protect remote marine reserves.
11/5 - 4/11/16

Photo Ark

Joel Sartore photographs endangered animals in hopes of getting people to take notice.

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.