Historic Building Tour
Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.
Arches & Trusses Discovery Cart
Geared toward children five years older, this hands-on interactive cart explores what it means to be an architect by examining building materials and practices.
Free to attend. Look for the blue cart in the Great Hall.
*Please note: The National Building Museum is grateful to our volunteer docents for sharing their time and expertise. Occasionally, due to unforseen circumstances or emergencies, a volunteer may have to cancel at the last minute. Please check at the information desk to confirm your tour is still available on the day of your visit.