National Building Museum tickets
Visit the National Building Museum, to experience the history and impact of building, engineering, construction, and design.
You’ll get to explore a variety of topics, including sustainable design, the evolution and impact of building materials, designing for natural disasters, and more through the museum's critically-acclaimed exhibits that showcase stories of architecture, engineering, and design.
In addition to the museum’s many exhibits, the museum building itself features an iconic design with a grand Great Hall, a memorial to Civil War veterans made of colossal 75-foot Corinthian columns, and a 1,200-foot terra cotta frieze – be sure to bring your camera.
The Washington DC Explorer Pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility.
Choose to use your pass for National Building Museum tickets, then look to the list of other top attractions for your other Explorer Pass admission choices!
Present your pass at the admission desk for entrance.
Monday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sunday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and for occasional private events
The Museum presents a special exhibit each summer, typically July 4 - Labor Day. The special exhibit is included with your pass admission. See website for exhibit details.
401 F Street NW
Metro Red Line to Judiciary Square, or Green/Yellow to Gallery Place/Chinatown
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