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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

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At the Smithsonian Natural History Museum you will see a variety of artifacts including an 80-foot dinosaur skeleton, a life size model of a blue whale, an enormous prehistoric white shark, and a 45-and-a-half carat jewel a known as the Hope Diamond. The Discovery Room is a great hands-on display for young children. Feel the skin of a crocodile, examine the jaws and teeth of different animals or try on clothes from around the globe.
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