3 Ways to Enjoy the National Museum of Natural History from Home

The National Museum of Natural History's entrance, offering virtual tours you can enjoy at home.

Enjoy a day at the museum from your The District at Forestville home. The National Museum of Natural History offers many at-home programs, from online tours to lively panel talks, as well as film screenings. Learn something new, and connect with others, right here from our apartments in Forestville, MD. Let’s start with these.

Online Museum Tours

With around 145 million objects, the National Museum of Natural History is one of the most visited museums in the world. Dive into the deep ocean, examine fossils, as well as view the Hope Diamond with virtual tours. Explore on your own, or pick a journey with narration.

After Hours Programs for Adults

Enjoy lively discussions with after-hours programs for adults. Hear from scientists on topics like climate feedback loops, human origins, and others. Events are free but require registration in advance for a Zoom link. Also, for your convenience, view prior programs from their archives at your leisure.

The Museum’s Blog

Keep up with the latest news, as well as go behind the scenes, with the NMNH’s blog. Learn from researchers, curators, scientists, and collection managers as they walk us through exciting themes.

There is always something for everyone at the National Museum of Natural History. Plus, the museum is just a short drive from our apartments in Forestville. Tickets are free, and they are open 364 days a year, but remember to reserve your spot in advance. 

After your day of fun virtual activities from the National Museum of Natural History, try out some authentic food from these local restaurants. In addition to world-class museums, residents of The District at Forestville can enjoy nearby hiking trails, shopping, as well as dining. Contact us to learn more. We look forward to showing you what our pet-friendly Forestville apartments have to offer!

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