Your Go Washington DC pass includes

  • General admission to the National Geographic Museum
  • Access to permanent and temporary exhibitions

Journey through the pages of the iconic National Geographic magazine at the National Geographic Museum, where everyone can be an explorer. You'll get to know the work of the National Geographic Explorers, photographers, and scientists through the engaging and dynamic exhibitions which feature everything from iconic photography and world-famous artifacts to interactive learning stations and behind-the-scenes tours. You'll also see the most famous magazine covers and spreads on display and learn all about the intricate stories of discovery and the publication's greatest hits.

Hours of Operation

*Last entry at 5PM

Closings & Holidays

Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Know before you go

Present your Pass at the ticket desk for admission.

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.

Getting there

National Geographic Museum

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


1145 17th Street
Washington DC, DC 20036
United States