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National Geographic Museum tickets

Gate Prices Adult $15.00
Child (7-12) $10.00

Explore the wide world and all that it contains at the National Geographic Museum. An ideal destination for visitors of all ages, this museum features a variety of changing exhibitions and permanent collections that include everything from interactive experiences to examples of National Geographic’s famed photography.

The National Geographic Museum is dedicated to celebrating the over 127 years the magazine has spent educating people about the world, its environments, and its inhabitants. You’ll get a unique perspective on the human experience with information and artifacts from renowned explorers, photographers, and scientists. This museum is a must-see for history buffs, nature lovers, and anyone who has ever cracked the pages of a National Geographic with excitement.

The Washington DC Explorer Pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Choose to use your pass for National Geographic Museum tickets, then look to the list of other top attractions for your other Explorer Pass admission choices!

Getting In

Present your pass at the ticket desk for admission.


Daily, 10:00 am–6:00 pm. Last entry at 5:00 pm.


Thanksgiving and Christmas Day


The museum features changing exhibits. Please see website for current exhibition details. Children ages 5 and older require a DC Explorer Pass or paid ticket for admission. An accessible entrance is located on M Street.


1145 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20038

Driving Directions

See website for detailed driving directions.

Public Transportation

MetroRail: Farragut North (Red); Farragut West (Blue, Orange). DC Circulator: Georgetown-Union Station Circulator Bus to K Street and Connecticut Avenue stop.

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