National Academy of Sciences
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National Academy of Sciences information
Made up of approximately 2250 members, including almost 200 Nobel Prize winners, these are the folks the government hits up for scientific advice (whether the government listens to them or not is, as you may have guessed, entirely up to the government). Inside the NAS hosts intriguing scientific and art exhibitions and symposiums. Bring photo ID to enter.