The Best Things to See & Do at The Smithsonian Natural History Museum

Check out a live tarantula feeding, take a walk with butterflies, and stomp around with dinosaurs all under one roof. Here are the best things to see and do at The Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum.

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Chill Places to Take the Grandparents (That They’ll Love)

Grandparents don’t typically want to sleep their visit away. Show them a good time with the whole family by getting them out and about at any of these cool D.C. spots.

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Up close and personal with butterflies at the National History Museum in LA

Where to Flutter with the Butterflies

We’ve yet to meet the kiddo, from teetering toddler to too-cool tween, who isn’t entranced by the beautiful butterfly. Here’s where to have an up-close encounter of the fluttering kind.

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Social Butterfly: Where to Hang Out with Monarchs, Swallowtails and More!

Add a little “abracadabra” to your day at these exhibits and events, where you can walk among as many as millions (yes, millions!) of fluttering insects.

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Your Guide to Reliving Summer in D.C. (During the Coldest Months of the Year)

From splish-splashing around in the pool to chowing down on ice cream, with a few tweaks your family’s favorite summertime activities are totally winter-appropriate.

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Just Opened: The Dorcas E. Utter Memorial Butterfly Pavilion

Interact with San Diego native and endemic butterfly species at this cool new butterfly pavilion.

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TGI…T!?!? 5 Fun Things to Do Every Tuesday

Try one of these activities to liven up your Tuesday and push you one step closer to the weekend.

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