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  1. Virtual Tour

    Narrated Tours. The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History virtual tours allow visitors to take self-guided, room-by-room tours of select exhibits and areas within the museum from their desktop or mobile device. Visitors can also access select collections and research areas at our satellite support and research stations as well as past ...

  2. Explore

    Explore 3D Packages Search Results. Command Module, Apollo 11. Mammuthus primigenius (Blumbach) Command Module, Apollo 11. Orbiter, Space Shuttle, OV-103, Discovery. ... Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 13; National Museum of African Art 11; Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory ...

  3. 3D Digitization

    Welcome to the 3D Scanning Frontier This site is one of many ways to access the Smithsonian's 3D content which covers an array of topics such as sports, portraiture, fashion, and outer space.You're welcome to freely explore or check out one of our curated collections.While you're here, don't forget to stop by the Labs page to play with some of our latest experiments!

  4. Beyond the Walls: Experience the Smithsonian American Art Museum in

    Go explore American art Beyond the Walls, a virtual reality experience that transports you directly into the galleries of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Beyond the Walls blends photorealistic 3D capture imagery of artworks from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's collection with augmented elements which let you interact with and learn ...

  5. How to Virtually Explore the Smithsonian From Your Living Room

    At the Smithsonian | March 18, 2020. How to Virtually Explore the Smithsonian From Your Living Room. Tour a gallery of presidential portraits, print a 3-D model of a fossil or volunteer to ...

  6. Virtual Visitor Center

    Plan your Smithsonian visit. When you visit the Smithsonian, you're entering the world's largest museum complex, with approximately 157 million artifacts and specimens in its trust for the American people. Most of our museums are located in the Washington, D.C., area with two in New York City.

  7. Smithsonian Releases 3-D Collection and Launches New 3-D Explorer

    The Smithsonian today unveiled the Smithsonian X 3D Collection and state-of-the-art 3-D explorer. The announcement kicked off the Smithsonian X 3D Conference, a two-day event focused on the current state of the Institution's 3-D program and where it is headed in the future. A webcast of the conference is available. "The Smithsonian is a leader in using 3-D technology to make museum ...

  8. WONDER 360

    Using VR technology, you can now experience WONDER on your device! The free "WONDER 360" app captures the Renwick Gallery's WONDER exhibition as a moment in time, including detailed 360° 3D panoramic views of each gallery, enhanced by video interviews with many of the artists and the curator.

  9. Ten Smithsonian Artifacts You Can 3-D Print

    Associate Editor, History. The Smithsonian Institution's 3-D digitization portal currently features 124 interactive artifact models. Of these offerings—among others, the list includes Amelia ...

  10. Apollo 11

    Apollo 11. The National Air and Space Museum holds approximately 17,000 space artifacts in its collection. More than 3,500 of those stem from the historic Apollo Moon landing effort, with 400 objects related specifically to the first successful lunar landing mission, Apollo 11. On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed ...

  11. Virtual Tour

    The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History virtual tours allow visitors to take self-guided, room-by-room tours of several exhibits and areas within the museum from their desktop or mobile device. Visitors can also access select collections and research areas at our satellite support and research stations as well as past exhibits no ...

  12. 3D Collection

    Welcome to our 3D collection of fossils, artifacts, and primates. The purpose of this collection is to allow you to view your favorite objects from our David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins or to examine many of the primate skeletons housed in our museum's collections. All of the virtual objects on display were either CT or laser scanned. The ...

  13. Ancient Egypt and the Nile Virtual Tour

    Ancient Egypt in Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art. Charles Lang Freer took three trips to Egypt between 1906 and 1910, initiating a collection that now includes more than one thousand objects dating to as early as 2600 BCE View the Ancient Egyptian Collection from the National Museum of Asian Art which holds a world-famous collection of glass vessels produced during Dynasty 18 (ca ...

  14. Explore at Home

    Explore at Home. There are many ways you can bring the National Museum of Natural History to your home or classroom. Our digital offerings range from virtual tours of exhibits to distance learning webinars and activities for all ages.

  15. 3D Scanning Space Shuttle Discovery

    In May 2017, a team of eight 3D scanning experts from the Smithsonian's Digitization Program Office and collections staff from the National Air and Space Museum set out to capture a comprehensive 3D dataset of the largest museum artifact ever to be digitized: Space Shuttle Discovery.It took six tireless weeks to capture Space Shuttle Discovery, inside and out.

  16. A Private Tour of the CIA's Incredible Museum

    By special arrangement, Smithsonian magazine was allowed to tour the museum, take notes and photograph select exhibits. Our guide through the looking glass was Toni Hiley, the museum's director ...

  17. Two Smithsonian Museums: American & Natural History Private Tour

    DC Walking Tour with Reserved Ticket for the African American Museum. 31. from $80.00. Washington DC, USA. Washington DC Combo Tour: Daytime & Night-Time Sightseeing City Tour with Stops. from $118.00. Washington DC, USA. Potomac River Cruise & City Bus Tour with Optional Entry Tickets. 66.

  18. Exhibitions of artifacts from the tomb of Tutankhamun

    The gilded bier from the base of Tutankhamun's sarcophagus A pectoral belonging to Tutankhamun, representing his prenomen.. Exhibitions of artifacts from the tomb of Tutankhamun have been held at museums in several countries, notably the United Kingdom, Soviet Union, United States, Canada, Japan, and France.. The artifacts had sparked widespread interest in ancient Egypt when they were ...

  19. The Best of Moscow Live Virtual Tour

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  20. Preserving Our Underwater Animal Heroes

    Scientists and imaging specialists have teamed up to help save one of the world's most endangered groups of animals: freshwater mussels. With funding provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, imaging experts will create 3D shell models of specimens from the Florida Museum of Natural History and the ...