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2013 Summer Block Party

Summer Block Party

Mini Golf

Combine your love of the building arts with a putter, ball, and two unique nine-hole mini golf courses designed by some of the most creative minds around.


Sunday Concerts

The National Building Museum and Washington Performing Arts present free concerts in the Great Hall, Sundays in July and August.


Architecture 101

The popular summer series returns this July with overview lectures on several architectural styles: Bio-architecture, Art Nouveau, and traditional Japanese architecture.

House & Home

House & Home is open all summer long, offering familes the chance to explore the rich history of living at home in America.



PLAY WORK BUILD takes children and adults alike through an exploration of play with an immersive, hands-on installation featuring molded foam blocks of all shapes and sizes and an original virtual block play experience.