National Building Museum

Today's Tours

Saturday, November 23, 2019
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 12:30 pm | 1:30 pm

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

Bridging the Gap Discovery Cart 
12:00 pm and 2:00 pm 

Geared toward children five years older, this hands-on interactive cart explores basic forces that impact structures, the five different types of bridges and their advantages and disadvantages. 
Free to attend.


*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.

This event does not require an RSVP. Registered users can request event reminders.