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Stories of the Smithsonian Natural History Museum

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An Insider Overview of the World’s Most Popular Natural History Museum

Experience the many ways the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History tells its story, from older style galleries to 21st-century digital integration.

See some of the most famous items in the museums like the Hope Diamond, the Neanderthal Skeleton and the Giant Squid.

See some fascinating artifacts that may be even more interesting than those mentioned above, as the Inquisition Necklace, the 3,000-year-old Mummy’s Sarcophagus, a Rhino shot by President Theodore Roosevelt and Meteor Fragments that far predate the earth.

Experience the fascinating stories that these objects have to tell, bringing the museum to life in unexpected ways!

Itinerary Summary

Join us for a fun-filled tour of one of the most visited museums in the world. Dive into the stories behind some of the most incredible pieces of our natural history while your local guide regales you with tales of intrigue, discovery, and mind-blowing science.

Full Itinerary

  • Have you ever wondered what stories behind some of science’s great discoveries? Join us on a fun-filled, quirky tour of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
  • Your local guide will take you on a whirlwind journey through the history of the world from ocean to land, rodent to human, and everything in between. We’re going to talk about the alterations to a famous elephant, contribution from a president, Lucy (you’ll have to join us to figure out who she is), and the closest relative of a T-Rex.
  • We’ll use history, science, and stories to entertain and engage guests with the exhibits and what they can tell us about the past, present, and future. Finally, we’ll introduce you to Q?rius where you’ll be able to enjoy hands-on exploration!
  • Before leaving, don’t forget to ask your guide for more hints and tips on what else there is to see and do in the museum.