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Why locals love it

National Geographic is a beacon of science and social anthropology for all. Whether you grew up with visions of wanderlust, being a scientist, studying animals, yearning for a magnifying glass, taking photographs in untouched corners of the world, that exploration bug is manifest in this compact museum.

Why you should visit it

This is an all ages museum. The space is small, but the exhibits change frequently and include all kinds of exploratory and new media practices and contents. Recent exhibits include Monsterfish and Indiana Jones. They also have frequent photography and film exhibits covering a variety of topics--historic, imagined, and contemporary.

Special tip

Geek out at the gift shop! They have so many cool things...

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