National Building Museum



401 F Street NW

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The National Building Museum is America’s leading cultural institution devoted to the history and impact of the built environment, telling the stories of architecture, engineering, and design. The National Building Museum welcomes visitors from around the world to its exhibitions, public programs, and festivals. Located just four blocks from the National Mall, the Museum occupies a magnificent building with a soaring Great Hall, colossal 75-foot-tall Corinthian columns, and a 1,200-foot terra cotta frieze.


11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Monday