As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, all Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are temporarily closed. We are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on our website and social media.

Past Exhibitions

Mayhem Cyber Reasoning System, 2016

Innovations in Defense

Closed September 18, 2017
Photo of John F. and Jacqueline Kennedy, by Richard Avedon

JFK Centennial Celebration

Closed August 27, 2017
Ballet costume worn by Marianna Tcherkassky

American Ballet

Closed June 18, 2017
Adaptive motocross racer Mike Schultz rides during an event

Everyone Plays!

Closed March 26, 2017
Universal Kitchen book cover

Access! Everyone! Everywhere!

Closed March 23, 2017
the Noire Marine Atlas

The Norie Atlas and the Guano Trade

Closed January 29, 2017
Phyllis Diller's joke file

Laughing Matters

Closed January 22, 2017
Mr. Moose and Bunny Rabbit puppets from Captain Kangaroo

Puppets & Muppets

Closed January 22, 2017
Circus toy

Toys and Childhood

Closed January 22, 2017
Photo of Hooray for Politics exhibit

Hooray for Politics!

Closed November 15, 2016
Glass blower

Artifact Walls - Science Under Glass

Closed September 18, 2016
Prince's "Yellow Cloud" electric guitar, 1989

Prince Memorium Case

Closed September 5, 2016

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