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Families / Teens

Families / Teens

Summer Camp

Our campers experience the world we build for ourselves in new ways—through the building, visual, and performing arts during the Museum's full-day summer camp.
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The Big Build

October 15, 2016

Be a builder for the day at the free Big Build festival! Amateur builders young and old discover what it's like to build a brick wall, carve stone, and much more. NEW this year: Help build the World’s Tallest Toy out of Superstructs in the Great Hall!

Everyday Activities at the Museum

Family Tool Kits, Amazing Arches, Discovery Carts, and more are available almost every day. Check out the newest Family Tool Kit: House & Home.
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Book of the Month Literacy Program

The Book of the Month literacy program features books and activities that encourage exploration of the built environment.

Building Zone

A hands-on introduction to the building arts designed especially for the Museum’s youngest visitors, ages two to six.


Host a Birthday Party

Host your child's next birthday party at the National Building Museum.
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