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Membership for Individuals, Couples, and Families

The National Building Museum is a non-profit, private organization that could not exist without support from donors like you. Your membership supports our exhibitions, creates educational programs, and helps sustain the institution.

General Membership

  • Free admission to exhibitions and reduced admission fees to select special exhibitions and events
  • Invitations to exhibition previews and curator-led tours
  • Access to members-only Construction Watch Tours
  • Subscription to the Calendar of Events and e-newsletter National Building Museum Online
  • Savings on educational programs
  • 10% discount on Museum Shop purchases

Individual $60 (fully tax deductible)

Membership privileges for one adult

Student $40 (fully tax deductible)

Membership privileges for one student (with proof of enrollment)

Senior $50 (fully tax deductible)

Membership privileges for one adult age 60 or older

Dual $80 (fully tax deductible)

Membership privileges (see above) for two adults

Family $90 (fully tax deductible)

Membership privileges for two adults and up to 4 youth (ages 3-17), plus:

  • Access to members-only birthday parties
  • Advance registration and savings on summer camp
  • Complimentary admission or priority access to select family programs

Photo credit Anne McDonoughThe Builders

Consider becoming a Builder Member, and receive invitations to exclusive events, increased Museum Shop discounts, priority registration for Construction Watch Tours, and other special benefits.
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The Keystone Society gathers emerging professionals to further the Museum's mission while enjoying complimentary or reduced admission to unique educational, social, and networking events, in addition to General Membership benefits.
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The Corinthians are a special community of National Building Museum insiders who promote its unique history and mission, while enjoying special behind-the-scenes access and exclusive membership benefits.
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Share your love of the National Building Museum and its programs with your family, friends, and colleagues by giving them a gift membership.
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All membership benefits are subject to availability, advance notice, and/or associated cost and can be changed or updated at any time.

Questions? Contact the Membership Manager at 202.272.2448, ext. 3200 or e-mail

The National Building Museum is a non-profit organization certified 501(c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service. Contributions are tax-deductible to the maximum allowable extent of the law. The Museum's tax identification number is 52-1050999. To obtain a copy of the organization's most recent audited financial statement or other financial information, please contact: The Development Department, National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001, or call 202.272.2448.