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National Geographic Museum tickets

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

Embark on a journey through the pages of the magazine at the National Geographic Museum – where everyone can be an Explorer. Visitors will get to know the work of National Geographic Explorers, photographers, and scientists through engaging, dynamic exhibitions featuring everything from iconic photography and world-famous artifacts to interactive learning stations and behind-the-scenes tours

The National Geographic Museum is great for all ages and features a wide range of changing exhibitions, from interactive experiences to stunning photography exhibitions, that showcase bold people and transformative ideas. A must-see for history buffs, nature lovers, travel enthusiasts, 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
Washington, DC 20036

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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