World’s most visited natural history museum. Highlights for private guest viewing include the Beaux-Arts rotunda with the African bush elephant, the Hope Diamond and Gem Hall, the Ocean Hall, the Mammals Hall, and changing exhibits. Corporations and associations making an unrestricted gift to the National Museum of Natural History may co-sponsor an event in celebration of their gift.
Dine in the deep sea! Party with a pachyderm! Dazzle your guests with diamonds! Expert arrangements, from menus and flowers to music and parking, in a variety of dramatic settings, intimate or expansive, in the world’s largest natural history museum.
In the first decade of the 20th century, the green-slate dome of the National Museum of Natural History rose above the tree line of Washington, forever changing the city’s skyline and the nation’s scholarly resources.