Museum Summer Admission
Following is admissions information for the run of Hive there: July 4–September 4.
The Museum will return to its usual admission rates after that time.
From June 20 through July 3, admission is only available onsite at the admissions desk.
• Tickets include admission to all current exhibitions and Hive
• Admission is first come, first served (no timed entry)
• Tickets are valid for one-time use on date selected. All tickets are non-refundable.
• Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm; Sunday 11 am-5 pm.
• Location: 401 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. Get directions and parking information.
FREE: National Building Museum Members
$13: Youth (3-17), Student with I.D., Senior (60+)
$5: Blue Star ages 3 and up with I.D. (limit 6 per family)
Free for ages 2 and under.
To purchase tickets in advance online, visit the calendar and choose the date of your visit. Members must log-in to access member tickets.
Because of limited space, entry to the Building Zone is available in person on a first-come, first-served basis, day of visit.
Blue Star Museums
We participate in Blue Star Museums, a program for active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Must show valid I.D. to redeem tickets.
Special rates for Hive and exhibitions are available for groups of ten or more. Learn more and request the group rate.