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.


Thank you for your tour request. The National Building Museum appreciates your interest in our programs, exhibitions, and events.

Your tour request will be processed within 2 business days and a confirmation email will be sent, which will include the available tour date and time. Should all of your selected tour dates and times be unavailable, a member from the Tour and Volunteer office will contact you.

Upon receiving your tour confirmation email with the available tour date and time, a link to our website will be provided so you can securely purchase your tour with a major credit card.

Questions? Please contact the Tour and Volunteer Office at 202.272.2448.