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National Geographic Museum

1145 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-4707
+1 202-857-7588
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  • Average17%
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1145 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-4707
Dupont Circle
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So I'm biased because I really like the titanic, but that also means that I've seen several different titanic displays at different museums, and this one did not disappoint. It was kind of funny that they had all of the movie props (the blue diamond...More

Thank TummyTraveller
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Church of the Sepulchre Exhibit is very cool - 3D and virtual reality headsets give you the feeling like you really visited this Holy site. Great way to experience this famous site without having to go to Jerusalem. Also currently an Exhibit about uncovering the...More

Thank James M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We saw both the Tomb of Christ and The Titanic exhibit. Very interesting and well put together. The 3-d experience at the Tomb of Christ was a nice bonus.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Saw the Tomb of Christ exhibition (in virtually reality and 3D) and learned the history and genesis of its existence and recent discovery in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Very reverently and informatively done! Toured the Titanic exhibit as well. Had the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love this facility and always leave feeling better educated on the topic than before. I enjoy the careful planning Nat Geo puts into their exhibits, talks, and experiences and never feel let down.

Thank Abs K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cost was $15 person, $12 for senior or students. There were two exhibits, Tomb of Jesus and Titanic. The tomb was done very nicely, lots of interesting information. The titanic was a little confusing ad they were saying it was part of a conspiracy,...More

Thank Ellenmjax
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my colleagues attending the seminar visited this place and told me about it. Since my wife and I have been to see most of the major monuments and museums we decided to give this place a try. The main exhibit/story was the tomb...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was wanting to go to the National Geographic Museum to see all of the displays of other countries, cultures and people....Boy was I in for a shock....The Tomb of the Christ was very interesting but I was wanting more. Guess I shouldn't have assumed it...More

Thank biggoodin
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our grand children to see the "Tomb Of Christ" exhibition at this fine museum. The presentation was fantastic, especially the use of new visual arts technology and explanation of the technology used in the restoration of the "Tomb" . Additionally there was a...More

Thank Grey C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The current event at the museum is the cross of Christ. There were several rooms that you move through watching a hologram movie, a 3D movie and another movie. These at a few minutes long. With the reputation that National Geographic has for great movies...More

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Francine F
27 February 2018|
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Response from raleigh52 | Reviewed this property |
We watched the movie and then went through both exhibits, so we were there between 2 and 3 hours
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Josette A
3 February 2018|
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Response from 106janaj | Reviewed this property |
Buy a national geographic magazine and look at pictures, which is all you do here anyway,
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apatriot73
26 September 2017|
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Response from CTaaB | Reviewed this property |
We visited the museum last month. The special exhibit was on sharks; we found that fascinating. The permanent exhibit in the other building was a historic took at the Natl. Geographic's work, photos, equipment over the... More
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