Special Exhibits

Here for a limited time only!

Creatures of Light

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


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


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