Washington, DC Prominent landmark is set to re-open: The National Building Museum Announces April 9th Reopening.

Written by Staff Writer-Blog Events Now

Heard the news of reopening the National Building Museum? Yes, it’s true! After the 16 months closure of the museum due to the pandemic, the CEO of National Building Museum, Brent glass, disclosed the news of the reopening and said,

“We are delighted that the public can return to their home and again experience the extraordinary Great Hall, one of Washington DC’s most important interior spaces.”

Washington, DC has always been a perfect spot for arts, culture, architecture, and travel. The city offers versatility in every aspect of art to the tourists and the locals. Since every nation is blessed with a priceless heritage of art and culture that has been passed on from generation to generation. Art and culture are the essences of a society. As Thomas Wolfe said,

“Culture is the art elevated to a set of beliefs.”

They are responsible for creating an asthenic sense among people, for enhancing their fancy notions, and for increasing the creativity level throughout the society. There is a vast number of museums and art centers in Washington, dc, that offer a great deal of fun and recreation.

A virtual view of the National Building Museum can be found here!


National Building Museum is one of the most crowd-pleasing museums in the whole state, situated at 401 F Street NW in Washington DC. It is specified for architecture design, engineering, construction, and urban planning. Different exhibitions are being held, now and then, in the museum. It presents three awards annually in acknowledgment of the innovative creations and great leaderships to different organizations and firms. Also, many recreational and research programs are being held here.


Owing to the pandemic, similar to all other fields of life, the national building museum was also paused. But now, after a long time, it will be reopened on Friday, April 9, 2021. All the interior, cultural and artistic stories will be there to welcome the tourists and the public. CEO Brent Glass had also disclosed the news of the new CEO, Aileen Fuchs, and that; she will be welcomed at the reopening ceremony of the museum.

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There are already three ongoing exhibitions in the museum that are offering a great variety of knowledge about the current architectural trends and the upcoming future aptitudes towards the interior and environment settings. But on the reopening, people will be welcomed with three new ideas to discover the beauty and the dynamic aspects of architecture, they are following:

Alan Karchmer

Alan Karchmer is an architectural photography maestro. He will put forward his best suggestion to the beginners, and a collection of his best On display will be portrayed.

Justice is beauty

This is a project of Mass Design Group that showcases state-of-the-art ideas for schools, societies, and other urban planning; their purpose is to enhance the way of living through designs.

Gun violence memorial project

This memorial project is also held under the supervisor of the MASS Design Group. Four houses will represent the gun-related deaths. The project will pay tribute to the gun violence victims as well as the objects denoted by the family of such people are also exhibited.

What else does the museum offer?

Besides these three fabulous exhibitions, the museum offers several other fun activities and festivals. Some of them are listed below:

  • Free annual family festival.
  • Annual summer block party.
  • Big build.
  • The shops in the museum offer the best of the nest, jewelry items, crafts, interior decoration, office items, books, toys, and much more.

The exhibition and the other associated programs will be open from 11:00 am to 04:00 pm, from Friday to Sunday. Visitors are advised to follow all the precautions for safety purposes! The mask is a must-have thing for everyone. Tickets are available online, and booking is open. Go hurry to grab yours!

To get further information about the reopening, visit the websites below:


Visitors may purchase tickets in advance at go.nbm.org/tickets, or at the Visitor Center upon arrival. Visits to the Museum Shop and the Gun Violence Memorial Project do not require a ticket purchase.

Access to the Museum is through the building’s 5th Street and G Street entrances; the F Street doorway remains locked, as a temporary COVID testing site fills that stretch of the street. Metro’s Judiciary Square F Street access point is open; visitors arriving there will have to enter the Museum by 5th Street. Alternatively, visitors may travel to the Gallery Place-Chinatown station and walk two blocks to the Museum.


Presenting Sponsor: AARP

Amazon • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company • CoStar Group • Clark Construction Group LLC • The American Institute of Architects • Miller & Long • Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)


Karen Baratz, karen@baratzpr.com, 240.497.1811

Braulio Agnese, National Building Museum, bagnese@nbm.org


The National Building Museum inspires curiosity about the world we design and build. We believe that understanding the impact of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, construction, planning, and design is important for everyone. Through exhibitions, educational programs, and special events, we welcome visitors of all ages to experience stories about the built world and its power to shape our lives, our communities, and our futures. Public inquiries: 202.272.2448, info@nbm.org, or visit www.nbm.org. Connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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