The National Building Museum’s exhibitions are temporarily closed and will reopen on March 13, 2020.
The Museum Shop remains open Mon–Sat 10 am–5 pm.

Senior Membership


Senior Membership privileges extend to one adult aged 60 or over.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Exhibitions are closed until March 2020. New members joining or lapsed members rejoining in the month of January, 2020 will receive a 15 month membership at the regular 12 month rate. Expiration dates for current members whose terms were affected by the closure have already been adjusted by four additional months.

Membership donations are non-refundable.

  • Free admission to exhibitions and reduced admission fees to select special exhibitions and events
  • Invitations to exhibition previews and curator-led tours
  • Subscription to the Calendar of Events and e-newsletter National Building Museum Online
  • Savings on educational programs, including Construction Watch Tours
  • 10% discount on Museum Shop purchases
  • Participation in the Museum Travel Alliance, a consortium of museums that collaborate to offer their members curated trips throughout the world, including a featured trip to Cuba by sea
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