National Building Museum

Homeschool Day

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The National Building Museum invites individual families to register for the Museum’s Homeschool Day on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

You must register for each program separately. Pre-registration is required by the end of the day on Monday, November 6, 2017. Walk-in registration will be available for any programs not filled during pre-registration. You are welcome to register for both a morning program and an afternoon program. If you have any questions about the event, please read the Homeschool Day FAQ or contact the Museum at 202.272.2448 or at

If the program you're interested in is sold out, consider gathering a group of homeschool students and registering for a group program.

Program Schedule 


Green Roof, 4-6 year olds, 10:30 am to 12 noon

Designing for the Delta, 7-9 year olds, 10 am to 12 noon

Fuller’s Fantastic Geodesic Dome, 10-14 year olds, 10 am to 12 noon


Designing on the Wild Side, 4-6 year olds, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Roller Coaster Rally, 7-9 year olds, 1 pm to 3 pm

Think Global, Build Local, 10-14 year olds, 1 pm to 3 pm

Beyond the Walls: St. Elizabeths, 15-17 year olds, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Descriptions of Programs



Each $10 ticket covers one child’s participation in one homeschool program. There is no cost for adults to chaperone the homeschool programs. This program ticket does not include admission to the Museum’s exhibitions. Please note that tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. 


If families would like to visit the Museum’s exhibitions before or after their programs on Homeschool Day, discounted exhibition tickets may be purchased online during pre-registration or on the day of your visit. The cost is $5 per participating student and $5 per adult and/or tag-a-long sibling.

We're sorry, the deadline for buying tickets for this event has passed.