If you're wondering what to do in Washington DC, you should definitely add the National Geographic Museum to your itinerary. 

Visit the National Geographic Museum with a Go Washington DC pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
  • The pass includes general admission to the National Geographic Museum
  • Get access to permanent and temporary exhibitions
  • Your Go Washington DC pass also gives you entry to other popular attractions

Journey through the pages of the iconic National Geographic magazine at the National Geographic Museum, where everyone can be an explorer.

Hours of Operation

Daily: 10AM–6PM
*Last entry at 5PM

Closings & Holidays

Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Know before you go

Getting In: Present your pass at the ticket desk for admission.

Please Note: The museum features rotating 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.

Getting there

National Geographic Museum

US, DC, Washington DC, 20036, 1145 17th Street


1145 17th Street
Washington DC, DC 20036
United States