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It's like a scene out of the Night at the Museum movies -- kids between the ages of 8 and 12 can bring a chaperon and stay overnight in either the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum or new this year, the American History Museum during selected dates this summer.
The dinosaur skeleton known as "The Nation's T.Rex," which is now located in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, is famous for being one of the most complete fossils of its kind ever discovered. Also, it has ties to a famous scientist.
A list of best small towns to visit in 2014 includes two local historical towns.
Imagine falling to earth, from 24 miles up.
A collection of photographs documenting the descendants of slaves on a once-isolated island off the South-Carolina-Georgia coast is being donated to the new African-American history museum at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.
Indian-Americans are more than just national spelling bee champs or motel owners. They are lawmakers, athletes and fashion designers. That's the message behind "Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation."
If you don't get to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History for one last look at its impressive collection of dinosaur fossils soon, you won't be able to for another five years.
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