Museum Admission Tickets

 
The National Building Museum is a private, non-profit institution. Your admission fee helps the Museum deliver world-class exhibitions and programming.


General admission to the National Building Museum allows entry into all current exhibitions. Special ticket required for BEACH installation.

Exhibition admission is FREE for Museum members and children aged 2 and under. Museum membership cards must be presented at the Admission Desk.

  • Exhibition tickets are valid for one-time use and expire six months after date of purchase.
  • BEACH tickets are valid July 4, 2015 through September 7, 2015. BEACH admission is first come, first served. BEACH admission sales end at 4pm daily.
  • Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more.
  • Because of limited space, entry to the Building Zone is available in person on a first-come, first-served basis, day of visit.

Museum Members are entitled to the following number of BEACH member rate tickets per visit:

  • Individual, Senior, Student: One member priced ticket per visit.
  • Dual and Keystone Society: Two member priced tickets per visit.
  • Family, Builder, and Corinthians: Six member priced tickets per visit.

Museum members may purchase non-member tickets for additional guests that exceed their member ticket limits.  Please contact membership@nbm.org with any questions regarding member tickets to the BEACH.

We welcome visitors to enjoy the Great Hall, Museum Shop, café, or a docent-led tour of our historic landmark building free of charge.

Check the Museum's hours and plan your visit.

 
All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged, or destroyed tickets.


BEACH - Non-member Youth, Senior, and Student
One Senior (ages 60+), Student (with ID), or Youth (ages 3-17) ticket for admission to the BEACH. Includes admission to Museum exhibitions. Student ID will be checked at Admissions Desk.
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$13.00   

BEACH - Non-member Adult
One adult ticket for admission to the BEACH. Includes admission to Museum exhibitions.
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$16.00   

BEACH - Member Senior, Student, and Youth
One Member Senior (ages 60+), Member Student (with ID), or Member Youth (ages 3-17) ticket for admission to the Building Museum. Membership card must be presented at Admissions Desk.
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$5.00   

BEACH- Member Adult
One Member Adult ticket for admission to the BEACH. Membership card must be presented at Admissions Desk.
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$10.00   

BEACH - Blue Star Senior, Student, and Youth
One Blue Star Senior (ages 60+), Student (with ID), or Youth (ages 3-17) for admission to the BEACH. Includes admission to Museum exhibitions. Valid active duty military ID must be presented at Admissions Desk.
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$5.00   

BEACH - Blue Star Adult
One Blue Star Adult ticket for admission to the BEACH. Includes admission to Museum exhibitions. Valid active duty military ID must be presented at Admissions Desk.
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$10.00   

Senior (ages 60+)
One Senior (ages 60+) ticket for admission to Museum exhibitions.
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$5.00   

Student
One Student ticket for admission to Museum exhibitions. Valid student ID must be presented at Admissions Desk.
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$5.00   

Youth (ages 3-17)
One Youth (ages 3-17) ticket for admission to Museum exhibitions.
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$5.00   

Adult
One Adult ticket for admission to Museum exhibitions.
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$8.00