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National Geographic Museum

1145 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-4707
+1 202-857-7588
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“nat geo” (72 reviews)
“virtual reality” (21 reviews)
“holy sepulchre” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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1145 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-4707
Dupont Circle
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+1 202-857-7588
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"nat geo"
in 72 reviews
"virtual reality"
in 21 reviews
"holy sepulchre"
in 13 reviews
"photo exhibit"
in 13 reviews
"movie props"
in 7 reviews
"current exhibit"
in 14 reviews
"gift shop"
in 38 reviews
"rotating exhibits"
in 9 reviews
"on display"
in 32 reviews
"special exhibit"
in 13 reviews
"learn something"
in 8 reviews
"main exhibit"
in 7 reviews
"white house"
in 7 reviews
"tomb"
in 48 reviews
"titanic"
in 20 reviews
"artifacts"
in 56 reviews
"jerusalem"
in 21 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

I first started of my tour with the timbre of Christ. It truly was amazing. They did everything they could to make us feel as if we were in the church itself in Jerusalem. They had at the end of the show VR glasses where...More

Thank Verda80
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I took my 2 granddaughters (13 & 15) to these exhibits and we greatly enjoyed both of them!!! The Tomb of Christ was very interactive with 3D, Holograms, and Virtual Reality. You were able to see and understand the reconstruction of the church and understand...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is an entrance fee to see the two main exhibits currently on display. There are senior rates, about 12 bucks for both. The Titanic display is interesting and shows the connection between its discovery and two US nuclear subs which were also lost at...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

These are two fascinating exhibits. Tomb of Christ is timed entry; beautiful photos and story about restoration of Christ’s Tomb—a portion is 3D with glasses and it can be disorienting for some. The Titanic exhibit reveals that the “search for the Titanic” was a cover...More

Thank Fred K
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This only has two real exhibits - The Titanic and the Tomb of Christ - You will be astounded by both. If you are a fan of the Titanic Movie - this is a chance to get up personal with the behind the scenes and...More

Thank ManyConferences
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very much enjoyed my time here. Currently the two exhibits are the Titanic and The Tomb of Christ (Church of the Holy Sepulchre). The Titanic is very interesting with items from the ship, stories of individuals on the ship and multiple narrative movies about the...More

Thank YBtravel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tomb of Christ incredible, amazing felt like I was actually there thanks to the virtual reality way it is presented. Technology and history comes together and captures its audience. Will go again.

Thank Christine E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a practicing Christian, Muslim or Jew; if you love history and archaeology; or if you are fascinated by the latest scientific breakthroughs in restoring ancient sites, this exhibit is for you. It starts with an introductory movie, take you into a room...More

Thank ELAINE L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was excited to visit with my wife and daughter, but not exactly sure what to expect. Groups enter the exhibit at 12 minute intervals, and it is laid out very well. You have a great introduction in the first room, and then enter the...More

Thank John R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum's exhibits are always changing. We happened to be there for the three D and Virtual Reality experience - The Tomb of Christ. We really enjoyed the experience. We felt as if we were in Jerusalem and in the church where Christ is buried....More

Thank josephine1996
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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
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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,
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apatriot73
26 September 2017|
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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
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