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National Geographic Museum

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National Geographic Museum General Admission
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National Geographic Museum General Admission
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Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

My husband, and boys 12 and 14 visited this museum on our visit to Washington DC. The tomb of Christ 3-D experience was very interesting. I have no complaints about this experience, and the 3-D walk-through was fun for my entire family. The TITANIC EXHIBIT...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kimf690
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We spent about 2.5 hours here to experience all three exhibitions: 1. Tomb of Christ (3D experience), 2. Titanic, the Untold Story, and 3. National Geographic: Exploration Starts Here (permanent exhibition). The Tomb of Christ and Titanic exhibitions ended on 1/1/19. The entrance fee was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mamooSanFrancisco
Reviewed 1 January 2019

After lunch, we made our way to the National Geographic Museum. How lucky were we to find a metered parking place right in front. We went in and bought our tickets, which included the Titanic Exhibit and The Tomb of Christ Exhibit. We arrived at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

My daughter saw that there was a titanic exhibit at this site and asked for a trip here for her birthday. It was a great exhibit that I enjoyed as an adult but it was not very kid friendly. We went on a rainy day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank shelleyv24
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

We spent 3+ hours here... a lot to see, take in and absorb. Our visit included a 3-D tour of The Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the story of how the Titanic was found. Excellent!!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank okie56
Reviewed 17 December 2018

This was a great experience. In one visit, we got to immerse ourselves in the church that houses the purported tomb of Christ and Titanic. I thoroughly enjoyed both exhibits. My husband was a bit disappointed not to see more about the magazine itself. Titanic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank louisianagal
Reviewed 14 December 2018

I've been to the National Geo before for other outstanding exhibits in the past, and this visit was no exception. For $15 both exhibits can be viewed. Farragut North is the closest metro stop. Restrooms and eating facilities are also on site. The Tomb of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank J D
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

This museum is right behind the Mayflower hotel. The tomb of Christ exhibits is outstanding. 3D and virtual reality used to explore this topic. The Titanic exhibit also very good. History of magazine worth seeing. There is a nominal admission fee.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beverly T
Reviewed 12 December 2018

During the summer I learned about the special exhibit, "The Tomb of Christ" at the National Geographic Museum in Washington DC. We chose to visit the exhibit during Thanksgiving. We selected a hotel for a 3 day stay and purchased our exhibit tickets in advance...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We stopped by to see the Tomb of Christ and it was an amazing experience! They had another movie about Jerusalem too and that was really neat. We also saw the Titanic exhibit all first class information.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Francine F
27 February 2018|
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Response from raleigh52 | Reviewed this property |
We watched the movie and then went through both exhibits, so we were there between 2 and 3 hours
Josette A
3 February 2018|
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Response from 106janaj | Reviewed this property |
Buy a national geographic magazine and look at pictures, which is all you do here anyway,
26 September 2017|
Response from CTaaB | Reviewed this property |
We visited the museum last month. The special exhibit was on sharks; we found that fascinating. The permanent exhibit in the other building was a historic took at the Natl. Geographic's work, photos, equipment over the... More