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.
Making Room Exhibition Tour
Explore how changing housing needs have led to alternatives at all levels of the market, from micro-units, tiny houses, and accessory apartments to cohousing, co-living, and beyond. Free to attend. Meet in front of the exhibition.
*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.