Washington, DC

This section includes zoos, aquariums and natural history museums in the DC area. Why? Fantastical creatures in steampunk tales are often based on real ones. And some steampunk artists have used animal forms as inspiration for their work. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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Solomons, MD, USA

The Calvert Marine Museum is in Solomons, Maryland. . .


Washington, DC, USA

The National Museum of Natural History is administered by the Smithsonian Institution. . .

Washington, DC, USA

The National Zoological Park, commonly known as the National Zoo, is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. . .

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