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A Weekend Adventure for the Whole Family

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

Now that the stars from the recent hit Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian have left to pursue their various upcoming projects, it’s your turn to spend a weekend at the Smithsonian. Join us for a Family Weekend here in Washington, D.C. to explore the treasures of the Smithsonian.

Below, check out the stars of Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian as they talk about the excitement of filming a movie at the museums of the Smithsonian Institution.


Video courtesy of the Smithsonian Channel.

Family Adventure at the Smithsonian

Friday, June 12th, 2009
The 1903 Wright Flyer changed aviation forever. Photo: National Air and Space Museum

The 1903 Wright Flyer changed aviation forever. Photo: National Air and Space Museum

Join Smithsonian Journeys on our special insider’s tour for families and see the setting of Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian up close and personal. Click here for more information on our exclusive family weekend here at the Smithsonian Institution. Highlights include dinner with Amelia Earhart, an early-morning IMAX screening of the movie, and a museum treasure hunt. And, for your viewing pleasure, click here for the trailer.

Click here to read Smitshonian magazine articles about the making of the film, interviews, and more.

Now Showing: Night at the Museum

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian opens today at theaters nationwide. We’re showing it right here at the Institution, in our IMAX theaters, too. Click here for a behind-the-scenes look at the movie set with National Air and Space Museum curator Dr. Margaret Weitekamp and our own Smithsonian Channel’s Andrea Michnik.

Kamunrah's Treasure Trove, capped by Archie Bunker's "throne." Photo: Leah Ibraheem

Kamunrah's Treasure Trove. Photo: Leah Ibraheem

Kamunrah’s Treasure Trove is on display in the Smithsonian Castle, so make sure to stop by if you’re in the area. Don’t forget to check out our interactive treasure map to check out your favorite items from the movie.

And, if you’re looking for something to spice up your summer vacation, join us Jul 24-26 for a movie-inspired Family Weekend in Washington, DC. Hope to see you here!

A Family Weekend in Washington DC

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
Museum artifacts, including the National Museum of Natural History's T-Rex, come alive in Night at the Musem II: Battle of the Smithsonian. Photo: Scott Stark

Our T. rex, on display at the National Museum of Natural History, comes alive in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. Photo: Scott Stark

Join Smithsonian Journeys on our special insiders’ tour and see the setting of Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian up close and personal. Click here for more information on our exclusive family weekend here at the Smithsonian Institution. Highlights include dinner with Amelia Earhart, an early-morning screening of the movie, and a museum treasure hunt. And, for your viewing pleasure, click here for the trailer.