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The many perspectives of the earth are examined here, including geology, oceanography, astronomy and anthropology. Enjoy creative and educational exhibits including a huge globe, a tornado simulator and a 'time machine'. Changing, lively special exhibits are also featured. A gift shop sells the National Geographic Society's videos, books and educational games.
Established in 1910, the National Museum of Natural History aims to inform people about the natural history of earth through its exhibits. Nestled somewhere within this museum is the famous Hope Diamond, which has gained notoriety for supposedly carrying a curse. Apart from that, some of the museum's popular galleries include The Discovery Room, Hall of Geology, Gems, and Minerals, Dinosaurs/Hall of Paleobiology, Insect Zoo, Teleology: Hall of Bones, Ocean Hall, Hall of Human Origins and many more.
Il y a une douzaine d'avions ici, y compris le Flyer des Frères Wright et le Spirit de St. Louis de Charles Lindbergh, ainsi que des avions de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale et Apollo 11. Dans le Théâtre IMAX Lockheed Martin au Musée National de l'Air et de l'Espace vous pouvez voir un film sur l'écran haut de cinq étages. Après le film, vous pouvez toucher à une pierre de la lune ou visiter le modèle de L'Entreprise de Star Trek. Des expositions éducatives présentent aux enfants l'idée des aérodynamiques et tracent l'influence de la technologie aéronautique sur notre culture.
The U.S. Navy Museum, one of the fourteen naval museums, was established in 1961. It displays artifacts that date back to 1793 and the collection provides insight into U.S history. With artifacts like the world's deepest diving submersible, it attracts hoards of visitors every year. Apart from that, it also houses photographs and other materials, vital for researchers and students. By hosting various exhibitions, it not only creates awareness but also pays respect to the national heroes. You can also take back a part of the history from the memorabilia displayed in the gift shop. As the museum is located in the Washington Navy Yard, all visitors to the museum must have a military ID, Department of Defense Common Access Card, be a museum employee or be accompanied by someone with one of these credentials.