National Geographic Museum

Explore the world and all that's in it at the National Geographic Museum. The museum is great for students and scouts of all ages, and features a wide range of changing exhibitions, from interactive experiences to stunning photography exhibitions featuring the work of National Geographic explorers, photographers, and scientists. Engage the senses and inspire new questions as curriculum concepts truly come to life. Since 1888, it has been National Geographic’s mission to inspire people to care about the planet. Make the trip even more exciting by adding a 3D movie to the agenda!

Contact Info
Address: 1145 17th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20036. District of Columbia. Tel: 202-857-7588. Website: www.nationalgeographic.com/dc. Hrs: 10AM-6PM. 

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee/Free. 
 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science.  
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

Hunting for ideas to make museum trips more exciting? Allow a sculpture to inspire a creative story. Enact a skit from a painting. Sketch creatures from a science exhibit. Giving your students a fun focus can make a trip to the museum more enjoyable.... Continue