National Building Museum

401 F St NW, Washington, DC







The National Building Museum focuses on the history of architecture and landscape design and features a collection of 130,000 architectural prints. The gem of the National Building Museum is its Great Hall, with 75 foot tall Corinthian columns and a 1,200 foot terra cotta frieze. Current exhibitions include Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theaters and Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project.


Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm
Admission: Adults-$10, Seniors (60 and older)-$7, Students-$7, Youth-$7, Free for furloughed government employees




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Updated January 24, 2019

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