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Special Exhibits

Here for a limited time only!

Bug Quest

NOW OPEN!

This summer, we are welcoming Bug Quest, a choose-your-own-adventure style exhibit with larger-than-life models and live insects and additional activities created by our education team.

Creatures of Light

OPENING SEPT. 24!

Discover the extraordinary diversity of organisms that produce light, and explore how and why they glow!

Scientists are just beginning to uncover the secrets of bioluminescence—the generation of light by living things.

Spark!Lab

Open Now!

Smithsonian’s Spark!Lab is an invention space that encourages out-of-the-box thinking and finding innovation solutions to our problems.

Kidstruction

Open Now!

Become an engineer and create structures with large vinyl blocks, giant planks, k’nex and more. Included with paid general admission.