Visit The National Geographic Museum in DC, Stay Nearby at the Fairfax Hotel
The historic National Geographic Museum is one of the most interesting places to visit with your kids, or by yourself, if you happen to be visiting the nation’s capital this month or any time of the year. The museum is a short walk or drive away from The Fairfax Hotel, which is your premiere choice for accommodations at Embassy Row.
You can purchase tickets for the current exhibits online at the museum website, and you can just conveniently walk in when you arrive in Washington, DC.
The museum features different exhibits at different times of the year, but there is one permanent exhibit that features the history of the National Geographic that goes to the very roots of how they started exploring the planet and its natural life.
According to the museum, the exhibit explores the long and varied history of National Geographic’s drive to discover, and the exhibit will give you interesting perspectives on the work of scientists, adventurers, and storytellers who have dedicated their lives to bringing the best of what the planet has to offer closer to people.
The permanent exhibit will give you access to multiple historic displays, including artifacts like the pots recovered from a shipwreck by the explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau. You will also be able to see awesome and iconic items like the camera used by Robert Peary at the North Pole. The exhibit also retells important stories about the most popular discoveries of our time, including the Titanic and the great ruins of the Machu Picchu.
The Queen of Egypt exhibition, which will be running until September 15, 2019 affords museum-goers a glimpse of one of the greatest civilizations that have ever existed in human history: ancient Egypt. The museum takes us back in time to showcase the hidden and direct roles that women played in Egyptian society. Meet seven Egyptian queens who played pivotal roles in shaping the politics of the modern era. There are over three hundred different ancient artifacts from jewelry to sculptures, and massive sarcophagi that highlights the ancient burial rituals of the Egyptians.
Take part of a special virtual tour of the most beautiful and well-preserved tombs in the Valley of the Queens, and marvel at how close the exhibit can take you to the life and times of the people of ancient Egypt. The museum’s website also offers additional multimedia resources to further enrich your visit and provide more information on what you will see when you pay the Queens of Egypt exhibit.
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