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Smithsonian Homepage | Smithsonian Institution
9 Nov 2019 at 9:09pm
Official website of the Smithsonian, the world's largest museum and research complex, with 19 museums, 9 research centers, and affiliates around the world.

Smithsonian Institution - Wikipedia
5 Nov 2019 at 8:31pm
The Smithsonian Institution (/ s m ? ? ? s o? n i ? n / smith-SOH-nee-?n), also known simply as the Smithsonian, is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.It was founded on August 10, 1846, "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge". The institution is named after its founding donor, British scientist James Smithson.

Smithsonian Institution Museums in Washington, DC ...
26 May 2016 at 1:53pm
Collectively called the Smithsonian Institution, this world-renowned museum and research complex consists of 17 museums, galleries and a zoo. Explore and learn about everything from the origins of man and the future of flight to the history of art across multiple continents with more than 150 ...

Smithsonian.com | Smithsonian Magazine | Smithsonian
10 Nov 2019 at 10:55pm
Smithsonianmag.com places a Smithsonian lens on the world, looking at the topics and subject matters researched, studied and exhibited by the Smithsonian Institution -- science, history, art ...

Smithsonian Institution | History & Facts | Britannica.com
7 Nov 2019 at 2:35am
Smithsonian Institution, research institution founded by the bequest of James Smithson, an English scientist who had stipulated in his will that if his heir died without issue, his remaining assets should be given to the United States for the ?increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.?

An Overview of the Smithsonian Institution Museums in ...
15 Mar 2016 at 2:57pm
History, science, art and culture live at these free attractions in Washington, DC. What is the Smithsonian Institution? Collectively called the Smithsonian Institution, the world-renowned museum and research complex consists of 17 museums and galleries in Washington, DC, including the National Zoo ...

Our Museums, Galleries, and Zoo| Smithsonian Institution
4 Jan 2018 at 8:17pm
The Smithsonian offers eleven museums and galleries on the National Mall plus six other museums and the National Zoo in the greater National Capital Area. In New York City, we invite you to tour two museums in historic settings. Not near a Smithsonian museum? Look for exhibitions and affiliate ...

Smithsonian Institution - Global Volcanism Program ...
10 Nov 2019 at 2:13pm
The Global Volcanism Program (GVP) seeks better understanding of all volcanoes through documenting their eruptions--small as well as large--during the past 10,000 years. The range of volcanic behavior is great enough, and volcano lifetimes are long enough, that we must integrate observations of contemporary activity with historical and geological records of the recent past in order to prepare ...

Homepage | Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
12 Nov 2019 at 1:35pm
Teachers, bring a Smithsonian scientist into your classroom! Join Lichenologist Manuela Dal Forno as she shares what lichens are and shows the skills she uses to study them.

Home | Smithsonian Libraries
10 Nov 2019 at 10:45am
The world's largest museum library system ? serving the Smithsonian Institution, the American people, and the world.

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