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Visit the NAS Building and Exhibitions

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National Academy of Sciences

2100 C St NW


Washington, DC 20418

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Visit the NAS Building and Exhibitions!

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Although the NAS Building is closed to the public, you can reserve a ticket to visit the building and see the special exhibitions on view. Visit for more information.

Requirements to Visit:

Photo ID

Masks and proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (we regret that children under age 12 cannot be admitted)

Advance registration on Eventbrite

Current Exhibitions:

James Balog: Photography of the Anthropocene

Reflections on a Tool of Observation: Artwork Inspired by the James Webb Space Telescope by Tim Makepeace

*Tim Makepeace will be in the gallery to meet visitors on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Progress was Neither Swift Nor Easy: Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine

Helpful Information:

A maximum of 20 people can register to visit every Wednesday.


Free parking is available in our visitor lot, entrance at the intersection of 21st and C Sts NW.


The closest Metro stop is Foggy Bottom.

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Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) organizes exhibitions and special events exploring relationships among art and science.

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