Stay at The Fairfax Hotel Near The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
If you are looking for comfortable, functional, yet elegant accommodations in Washington DC, your best option (bar none) is the classic Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Row. Nestled among all the excitement, in its newly modernized public spaces, The Fairfax promises a most uplifting time, whether you are travelling alone or with family.
With beautiful open spaces and common areas complete with fireplaces, The Fairfax has attained the beautiful balance between elegance and comfort, and has everything a traveler needs for comfort and ease while away from home. With a total of 259 rooms open for accommodation, all you really have to do is book a room and forget all your worries while in Washington DC.
The Fairfax has been around since the 1920s and is a historic icon at Embassy Row because of its distinctive style and class, and the fact that so many notable people have stayed, wined and dined at the Fairfax. From Hollywood celebrities to powerful global figures, The Fairfax has been a witness to history unfolding itself, and deserves every bit of its historic icon status.
Visiting the Smithsonian From The Fairfax
The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History is one of the most popular tourist stops in Washington DC because of its prestigious status as one of the leading museums in the country. Each floor has distinctive exhibits that will interest guests of all ages.
The Smithsonian’s current exhibits include:
1.) African Bush Elephant – An exhibit on the life and times of the African bush elephant, including information on habitat, ecology, and current status as the omnipresent dangers of poaching loom close.
2.) African Voices – A global lens exhibit that aims to show the diversity of cultures and voices in the continent, with a special focus on the family, community, and how these all connect to the environment. This is a cultural exhibit that shows the connection between the natural world and humans.
3.) Bone Hall – If you love looking at the bones of vertebrates, this is definitely the place for you.
Examine and compare the bones of different species and appreciate the natural variations of skeletons across the species divide. Includes guides on how skeletons tell us how different animals live, just by looking at how their bones are formed.
4.) Butterfly Pavilion – While common, butterflies are actually fragile creatures that rely on a very specific type of environment in order to thrive. The Butterfly Pavilion was designed to support tropical plants and is the home of live, fluttering butterflies.
Learn how plants and butterflies have actually evolved to complement each other in a positive, mutual relationship that benefits both sides. You will never see butterflies the same way again.
5.) David H. Koch Hall of Fossils – A veritable journey through time, this exhibit features the massive changes that occurred in the planet through thousands of years of evolution and change. Discover how the planet changed, and along with it, its species, including humans.
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