The Museum remains open with regular hours during the government shutdown.
Federal employees receive free admission by showing their federal badges at the admissions desk.

X

Host Events

Since 1885, the National Building Museum has been the stage for Washington’s most elegant events. Explore five magnificent, historic spaces available for your seated dinner, reception, concert, or meeting.

For more information about event rentals, contact the Special Events Department.

EarthCam of the Great Hall