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Photography is allowed and encouraged in the Great Hall and public spaces of the National Building Museum for non-commercial purposes. Exhibitions are subject to photography restrictions and require a ticket. Additional equipment, like lighting and tripods, must be approved by staff in advance. Please note that the Museum is often the site for special events and may be obstructed with event setup.

News Releases

NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM ANNOUNCES OPENING DATE FOR BUILDING STORIES – MAJOR NEW EXHIBITION INSPIRED BY BELOVED CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

–Multigenerational exhibition will be on display for ten years and opens with a FREE community celebration on Sunday, January 21, 2024– WASHINGTON, D.C.–December 12, 2023—Today, the National Building Museum announced the opening date for its landmark new, multigenerational exhibition Building Stories. Opening Sunday, January 21,...

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THE NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM OPENS NEW EXHIBITION MINI MEMORIES: SOUVENIR BUILDINGS FROM THE DAVID WEINGARTEN COLLECTION ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

–400 Miniature Buildings From Around the World Will be on Public Display for the First Time– WASHINGTON, D.C.–October 10, 2023—On Saturday, October 28, the National Building Museum opens a charming new exhibition MINI MEMORIES: SOUVENIR BUILDINGS FROM THE DAVID WEINGARTEN COLLECTION that showcases a unique...

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NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM’S 2023 SUMMER BLOCK PARTY INSTALLATION LOOK HERE OPENS SATURDAY, JULY 1 AND PROVIDES A KALEIDOSCOPIC MIRROR OF D.C.

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

–A CONSTELLATION OF REFLECTIVE FRACTALS WILL HANG FROM THE MUSEUM’S GREAT HALL– WASHINGTON, D.C.–June 6, 2023—The National Building Museum is thrilled to present its highly anticipated seventh Summer Block Party installation LOOK HERE by artist and architect Suchi Reddy, founder and principal of Reddymade Architecture...

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NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM ANNOUNCES SUMMER AND FALL 2023 EXHIBITIONS

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

–Indoor and Outdoor Installations Celebrate the Innovation and Possibilities of the Built Environment– WASHINGTON, D.C.–May 2, 2023—Today, the National Building Museum announced its upcoming exhibitions for the remainder of 2023. The Museum continues to fulfill its mission of inspiring curiosity about the built environment with...

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