National Building Museum

401 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20001

(202) 272-2448


The National Building Museum is America’s leading cultural institution devoted to the history and impact of the built environment. We do this by telling the stories of architecture, engineering, and design.

Place Information

  • Place Category


  • Place Cost Free
    Free access to the Great Hall, historic building tours, Museum Shop, & cafe.
  • Place Hours
    Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Monday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

National Building Museum: From the Parents


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