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Announcing the National Building Museum Resilience Campaign

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CHASE RYND It has been a challenging time for the entire National Building Museum community as we navigate the coronavirus pandemic and the changes it has imposed on our lives. As you likely know, the Museum postponed our planned...

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Museum Shop Wish Book

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The National Building Museum’s award-winning Museum Shop features a wide selection of items inspired by architecture and design from around the world. From home design elements and jewelry to building kits and books, you’re sure to find something. Flip through the catalog shown here, or...

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National Building Museum reopens March 13, 2020, after Great Hall renovations

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

New exhibition Alan Karchmer: The Architects’ Photographer kicks off 40th anniversary year WASHINGTON, D.C.—On March 13, 2020, the National Building Museum will reopen to the public following the completion of renovations to the historic Great Hall. The three-month-long project involved replacing the concrete floor with...

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