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There are more than a hundred million works of art and scientific specimens in the Nation's Attic, more commonly known as the Smithsonian Institute. For generations, the Smithsonian's museums and research centers have been collecting, displaying, restoring, protecting and studying items from all around the world. Less than two percent of this is actually on display at any given time. Everything else is stored in an extensively controlled environment.

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What great institution is nicknamed the nations attic?

The Smithsonian

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