National Building Museum

This is a building devoted to buildings. The National Building Museum celebrates America's achievement in the building arts. Housed in the 1887 Pension Building, the museum's exhibits demystify the building process and show changing architectural styles and construction techniques. The permanent collection claims 75,000 photographs, 68,000 prints and drawings, and 10,000 objects, including architectural elements and samples of building materials.

Useful information

Adresse : 

401 F St. NW

Nearby tourist attractions

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Under the 48-year leadership (1924-1972)
15 minutes
Koshland Science Museum
Koshland Science Museum
Located adjacent to the National
60 minutes
Verizon Center
Verizon Center
Built in 1997, this 20,000-seat sports
15 minutes
Chinatown
Chinatown
Chinatown is a small stretch of
30 minutes
National Portrait Gallery
National Portrait Gallery
This museum might be thought of as the
120 minutes
International Spy Museum
International Spy Museum
Located across the street from the
See all

Other ideas « Art and Culture »

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Under the 48-year leadership (1924-1972)
15 minutes
Koshland Science Museum
Koshland Science Museum
Located adjacent to the National
60 minutes
Verizon Center
Verizon Center
Built in 1997, this 20,000-seat sports
15 minutes
See all