Collections

The National Building Museum’s permanent collection illuminates the building process and documents changing architectural styles and construction techniques. The current collections contain approximately 76,000 photographic images, 103,000 architectural prints and drawings, over 100 linear feet of documents, and over 10,000 objects, including material samples, architectural fragments, and building toys.

Donate an Item Research and Reproduction Request

The National Building Museum collection is available for research by appointment only.

Donate an Item Research and Reproduction Request