Entry with your Go Washington DC pass includes

  • Access to the permanent and temporary exhibits
  • Learn about construction, design, and architecture

Visit the National Building Museum to learn all about the history and impact of the building, engineering, construction, and design. There’s plenty here for the whole family including permanent and temporary exhibits and interactive displays. 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.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday
10AM - 5PM
11AM - 5PM

Closings & Holidays

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and for occasional private events

Know before you go

Present your pass at the admission desk for entrance.

Your Washington DC Pass grants you entrance to the National Building Museum exhibitions. A separate fee applies for access to the Summer installation.

National Building Museum

Getting there

National Building Museum

US, DC, Washington DC, 20001, 401 F Street NW


401 F Street NW
Washington DC, DC 20001
United States