As an explorer I loved this place. Inspiring, exciting, informative, showing how much we still don’t know about the third rock from the Sun.
About National Geographic Society's Explorer Hall
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enjoyed the videos and descriptions of Mike Fay's transect, the enormity of his challenge and the perseverance required to succeed. Somehow it is comforting to know there is still a lot of the earth to be explored.
Many adult visitors will enjoy viewing an exhibit of photos and items relating the Society's long history and development since 1888, found in a corridor of the rear building with the cafeteria and auditorium. It profiles key figures in the society's early years plus key...More
Two rooms filled with great photos and videos. Good visuals, just not as aw-inspiring as it should be, needs more gravitas, but after saying that, I enjoyed myself for an hour, and that is probably enough. Seems like the videos should be in a theater...More
This museum has only two rooms, currently one on Instagram pictures and one on Explorers. We were there about 45 minutes or less, after paying $24 for two. That was the military discount, full price is about $15 each. I expected more from National Geographic...More
I am perpetually underwhelmed by this display. We attended recently for an open house (free but crowded) which the kids enjoyed but I still found most of the exhibits to be busy and without depth. More fun for the kids but I also wonder how...More
The National Geographic Society's Explorer Hall is part of the museum at the society. Unlike other displays of temporary exhibits, the hall is free of charge has permanent displays of various explorers of specific interests. Visitors will learn a lot of each explorer. Just walk...More