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.


Gala After Party

Ym Nbm GalaThursday, May 31

9:30 pm to Midnight
At the National Building Museum
$50 per person

Live music, open bar, late night snacks, and dancing until midnight.
Garden Party attire is encouraged.
See you on the dance floor!


Join us and bring your friends for an incredible evening. Dress up and help support a good cause. All proceeds raised by our annual gala and the after party help support the innovative education programs of the National Building Museum, the nation’s only cultural institution that celebrates all of the building arts and sciences.

With any questions, contact Tasha Ferguson, deputy vice president of development at 202.272.2448.