The National Geographic Museum Reopens with Two Exciting New Exhibitions on February 16, 2022

National Geographic
By Chris Fisne
January 25, 2022

The Nation­al Geo­graph­ic Muse­um announced today that it’s reopen­ing to vis­i­tors on Wednes­day, Feb­ru­ary 16, 2022. After its clo­sure due to COVID-19 in March of 2020, the Muse­um has eager­ly await­ed the oppor­tu­ni­ty to wel­come patrons back to our cam­pus in Wash­ing­ton, D.C. The Muse­um will be open Wednes­days through Sun­days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with spe­cial pro­vi­sions to keep staff and vis­i­tors safe, includ­ing san­i­tiz­er dis­pensers, enhanced air-fil­tra­tion sys­tems, and sty­lus­es for use with inter­ac­tive ele­ments. Timed tick­ets are avail­able every 15 min­utes and all vis­i­tors over the age of 2 are required to wear masks regard­less of vac­ci­na­tion sta­tus, in accor­dance with DC Health guide­lines. We’re offer­ing free admis­sion to the Muse­um for the month of Feb­ru­ary with advance reg­is­tra­tion avail­able at nat​ge​o​mu​se​um​.org.

To say we’ve missed our vis­i­tors would be an under­state­ment,” said Kathryn Keane, vice pres­i­dent of pub­lic pro­gram­ming at the Nation­al Geo­graph­ic Soci­ety. “We are so excit­ed to safe­ly open our doors to vis­i­tors again for the first time in near­ly two years with two brand new exhi­bi­tions as well as a com­plete ren­o­va­tion of the Muse­um store.” Start­ing Feb­ru­ary 16, guests can vis­it two new exhi­bi­tions that are cen­tral to Nation­al Geographic’s lega­cy of explo­ration and pho­tog­ra­phy, “Once Upon a Climb: Sto­ries of Ever­est” and “The Great­est Wildlife Photographs.”

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