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National History Museum's Dinosaur Hall closing for major renovation

The great Dinosaur Hall at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is getting a major facelift.

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 06:19pm EDT

Tags: Natural History Museum, Smithsonian, T-Rex, paula wolfson

Museum sleepovers give kids a new perspective of history

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.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:44am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, Natural History Museum, American History museum, museums, Megan Cloherty, vacation

T. rex by FedEx: Giant skeleton headed to Smithsonian

One of the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons ever found is coming to the National Museum of Natural History.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 07:08am EDT

Tags: Tyrannosaurus Rex, Natural History Museum, michelle basch, T. rex, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Beyond Bollywood: New exhibit looks at immigrant experience

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."

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 07:34am EST

Tags: Beyond Bollywood, Natural History Museum, alicia lozano, Masum Momaya, Smithsonian, Bollywood, museum

Sleepover at the zoo, the museum or the aquarium

Popular area attractions are opening up their gates to overnight visitors willing to pay for memorable experiences.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 04:24am EDT

Tags: Sleepover, sleep over, Megan Cloherty, National Zoo, National Aquarium, Smithsonian, Natural History Museum