Dive into the design, construction, and daily life of the Manhattan Project secret cities in the US.
a space for us
See the built environment from the eyes of local teens. Participants used photography, art, and writing to create an exhibition about what they think defines Washington, D.C.
Community Policing in the Nation’s Capital
A new exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination exploring Washington D.C.'s experiment in community policing.
Making Room: Housing for a Changing America
Find out how developers, architects, and interior designers are crafting innovative and flexible housing concepts to meet the needs of a rapidly changing America. Open through January 6, 2019.
House & Home
Through interactive displays, historic home objects, and film, discover houses both familiar and surprising, challenging ideas about what it means to live at home in America.
Our youngest visitors ages 2 to 6 enjoy a hands-on introduction to building and design at The Building Zone. Hours: 10 am-4 pm, Monday-Saturday; and 11 am-4 pm, Sunday.