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National Geographic has been exploring and protecting the planet since 1888. Its media and consumer enterprises are overseen by National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between the nonprofit National Geographic Society and 21st Century Fox. The National Geographic Society funds important work in science and education, with a focus on protecting wildlife, oceans, and our cultural heritage. For contact information, see below or visit our Support Center.


Children’s Books
National Geographic
P.O. Box 4002864
Des Moines, IA 50340
Phone: 1-877-873-6846

General Audience Books
National Geographic
P.O. Box 10543
Des Moines, IA 50340
Phone: 1-888-647-6733
Outside the U.S. and Canada: +1 515-362-3345

Career Opportunities

To search current opportunities with the National Geographic Society, visit:

For careers with National Geographic Partners, the National Geographic Channel and WILD, please visit:


How to Donate to the National Geographic Society
Donate online
Mail to: National Geographic Society Development Office
1145 17th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20090-8199
Phone: +1 202-862-8638


Visit our website for a variety of free resources for teachers, students and parents:

Explorer Classroom Magazines
Phone: 1-844-601-5020
Visit our Website
Visit our Online Store


National Geographic Partners
485 Lexington Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10017

General Information

National Geographic
1145 17th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036-4688

Genographic Project

Email Us:
For Helix Kits (Saliva Tube):
For FTDNA (Swab Kits):
Contact Us:
For customer service or place an order: 1-800-437-5521 (Monday - Friday 9am - 8pm ET)

Grant Programs

National Geographic Society
Grant Programs
1145 17th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036-4688

To access the grant application, please visit:

Home Entertainment DVD Club

Phone: 1-800-627-5162

For DVD purchases made through the Online Store:
National Geographic Catalog/Online
777 South State Road 7
Margate, FL 33068
Phone: 888-557-4450
Email Us

Letters to the Editor

National Geographic Magazine:
National Geographic History magazine:
National Geographic Kids or Little Kids magazines:
National Geographic Traveler magazine:


National Geographic Maps
212 Beaver Brook Canyon Road
Evergreen, CO 80439
Phone: 1-800-962-1643

Mobile Apps/Games

Visit our Support Center to find answers to commonly asked questions about our apps.

National Geographic Bee

National Geographic Society
1145 17th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-828-5455

Schools can register for the National Geographic Bee online at:

National Geographic Channel, International Programming, NatGeo Wild

National Geographic Expeditions

For Reservations
Contact Us
Phone: 1-888-966-8687

National Geographic Learning

National Geographic Learning offers instructional materials featuring National Geographic content. Visit us at
Phone: 888-915-3276

NG Live! Events

Customer service and tickets: or call 202-857-7700
Group sales: or call 202-857-7281

National Geographic Museum

Open Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
1145 17th Street, NW (17th and M)
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-857-7700
Purchase Tickets

Online Store/Catalog

National Geographic Catalog/Online
777 South State Road 7
Margate, FL 33068
Phone: 1-888-557-4450
Email Us
Monday - Friday 9am - 8pm ET

Press Inquiries - for members of the media only

On deadline? Call 202-857-7027

Stock Photography & Footage

Technical Support/Website

To find support and get answers to commonly asked questions such as Sign in/Registration issues, password issues, and other questions for the National Geographic Online community, Your Shot photo community or to give general website feedback, please visit our Support Center. Still need help? Email Us