17th and M Sts. NW
The museum is located north of the White House and southeast of Dupont Circle. The closest Metro stations are Farragut North and Farragut West
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Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed December 25.
Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at (202) 857-7700; or in person at the National Geographic ticket booth between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
National Geographic Live!
Films, lectures, concerts and family events are presented in the Grosvenor Auditorium, a 385-seat state-of-the-art theater. Events are led by explorers, scientists, photographers, and performing artists. For schedules and to purchase tickets, see www.nationalgeographic.com/nglive or call (202) 857-7700.
National Geographic Gift Shop
There’s a nice gift shop offering a variety of films, books, maps, magazines and educational games. You can also purchase gifts online.