Exhibition Tickets

This page is where you may select the date of your visit to the National Building Museum and purchase tickets. Tickets are daily, Fridays through Sundays, and split into two sessions: 11 am–1 pm and 1 pm–4 pm. Tickets include access to all Museum exhibitions. Please note: Tickets are not required to visit the Great Hall, the Museum Shop and the Gun Violence Memorial Project.

Scroll down to select your date. 

  • After you purchase your tickets, watch for a confirmation email.
  • When you arrive at the Museum, proceed to the Visitor Center to pick up your wristband.
  • Museum Member, Student, and Senior ticket holders must present a valid Member Card or ID to redeem wristbands.
  • Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged. They are valid only for the date specified.
  • Ticket sales end at midnight the night before each open date. On-site same-day tickets are available at the Visitor Center.