National Building Museum

Homeschool Day

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The National Building Museum invites individual families to register for the Museum’s Homeschool Day on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. For a description of the programs offered, click on a program name below. 

You must register for each program separately. Pre-registration is required by the end of the day on Sunday, April 9, 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:


My House, My Home, 4-6 year olds, 10:30 am to 12 noon

Engineering Egg Drop, 7-9 year olds, 10 am to 12 noon

Water Works, 10-14 year olds, 10 am to 12 noon


Build a Green Roof, 4-6 year olds, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

City by Design, 7-9 year olds, 1 pm to 3 pm

Engineering Egg Drop, 10-14 year olds, 1 pm to 3pm

Descriction 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.

If families would like to visit the Museum’s exhibitions before or after the Homeschool Day programs, 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.