Drop by our free, long-running Family Days to celebrate the built environment, learn from professionals, and try out fun, hands-on activities that the whole family can enjoy. Check out:
© Peter Cutts
The Big Build
A Hands-on Family Festival of Tools, Trucks, and Construction
An interactive, fun-for-all-ages celebration of our built environment. Learn from construction and building arts professionals while hammering nails, sawing logs, applying join compound, hopping aboard real trucks, and more.
Photo by F.T. Eyre
Discover Engineering Family Day
Kick off National Engineers Week with a fun-filled day at the Museum. Drop in to meet real engineers and to test out your ideas with over 20 hands-on engineering activities. You can launch rockets, meet an astronaut, make slime, pop popcorn, and more.
© Bob Peavy
National Cherry Blossom Festival Family DayCelebrate springtime in Washington, D.C. with a day of all-ages, hands-on activities exploring parks, planning, landscape architecture, and Japanese design.