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National Museum of Natural History

Visit the world’s largest natural history museum. Highlights include the 45.5-carat Hope Diamond, Ocean Hall, Mammals Hall, Hall of Human Origins, Insect Zoo, dinosaurs, and the magnificent African bush elephant in the museum’s rotunda. The Butterfly Pavilion features hundreds of live butterflies. Atrium Café offers food court dining. Theater and group dining reservations: call toll-free (866) 868-7774. Regular hours are 10am-5:30pm; spring and summer hours are 10am–7:30pm Thursday–Saturday. To verify late hours, call 202-633-1000 or visit

Largest Meeting Room Details
Capacity, Banquet-style: 3500
Capacity, Theatre-style: 530
Meeting Space Details
Inside Reception Capacity: 3500
Membership Discounts, Voucher Program
Metro Station
Federal Triangle, Smithsonian
Upcoming Events
Constitution Ave. at 10th St. NW
Washington, DC 20560
National Mall

(202) 633-1000 or naturalexperience () si ! edu