Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Support curiosity, discovery, and learning at Q?rius

Q?rius is a state-of-the-art educational space that invites visitors to interact with real specimens from the National Museum of Natural History's diverse collections. Educators, students, and families benefit from face-to-face interactions with scientists who are at the forefront of scientific discovery. Free, one-of-a-kind school programs offer students opportunities to investigate real-world science questions using tools and techniques of Smithsonian scientists.

With online access to webinars led by scientific experts and the opportunity to create personalized digital Field Books, members of the public from all over the world can satisfy their curiosity about the natural world.

By making a gift today to the National Museum of Natural History to support Q?rius, you help inspire future generations of scientists. Thank you for your support.

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National Museum of Natural History
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