The National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C holds the record for receiving the most visitors to a museum of its kind. The museum is open on every day of the year and offers free admission. The museum is administered by the Smithsonian Institution.
The museum is spread across 140,000 square meters and houses 126 million specimens. These include fossils, rocks, meteorites, human remains and artifacts. The museum also has the largest group of scientists and researchers who study the natural and cultural history of the world. The museum is divided into several research departments including anthropology and paleobiology. It also has exhibitions such as the acclaimed Hall of Geology, Gems and Minerals.Places nearby:
Museum of History: The Nation's Treasures 0 km / 0 mi
The National Gallery Of Art: Displays Many Iconic Art Works 0 km / 0 mi
The Washington Monument: World's Tallest Obelisk 0 km / 0 mi
The Washington Monument: Majestic and Moving 0 km / 0 mi
The White House: America's First Home 1 km / 0 mi