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June 1, 2017
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June 1, 2017 11:00 AM
June 2, 2017
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June 2, 2017 11:00 AM
June 3, 2017
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June 3, 2017 11:00 AM
June 4, 2017
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June 4, 2017 11:00 AM
June 5, 2017
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June 5, 2017 11:00 AM
Ticketed Talk: Inclusionary Zoning: Separating Fact from Fiction
Get an in-depth look at inclusionary zoning, dispelling myths about potential benefits and detriments to providing affordable housing, and discover how inclusionary zoning works best as part of a comprehensive local housing strategy.
June 5, 2017 12:30 PM
June 6, 2017
Open Little Builders Storytime
Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for an interactive read-aloud in the Building Zone's book nook.
June 6, 2017 10:30 AM
Open Today's Tours
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June 6, 2017 11:00 AM
June 7, 2017
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June 7, 2017 11:00 AM
June 8, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 8, 2017 11:00 AM
Ticketed Urban Salon: Rooftop Farming
Learn how a working farm high above the city on the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) campus is used to research and promote best practices for urban food production.
June 8, 2017 6:00 PM
June 9, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 9, 2017 11:00 AM
June 10, 2017
Open Frank Lloyd Wright Day
Celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday by building Wright-inspired paper models, exploring Wright's building technologies, or making your own Wright faux stained glass window.
June 10, 2017 10:00 AM
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June 10, 2017 11:00 AM
June 11, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 11, 2017 11:00 AM
June 12, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 12, 2017 11:00 AM
June 13, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 13, 2017 11:00 AM
Ticketed Film and Talk: Asylum
ASYLUM brings to light the complex and controversial history of the mental institution in the U.S. through a detailed study of St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C.
June 13, 2017 6:30 PM
June 14, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 14, 2017 11:00 AM
Ticketed Urban Salon: Rooftop Farming
Learn how a working farm high above the city on the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) campus is used to research and promote best practices for urban food production.
June 14, 2017 6:00 PM
June 15, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 15, 2017 11:00 AM
June 16, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 16, 2017 11:00 AM
June 17, 2017
Open Offsite Tour: St. Elizabeths Historic West Campus
Tour the historic grounds of St. Elizabeths in Washington, D.C., home of the federal institution founded before the Civil War as the Government Hospital for the Insane.
June 17, 2017 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
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June 17, 2017 11:00 AM
Open Creative Spark!
Experience innovation and creative expression, visible and hidden, in the world we build for ourselves through activities designed and facilitated by the Museum's Teen Council.
June 17, 2017 1:00 PM
June 18, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 18, 2017 11:00 AM
June 19, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 19, 2017 11:00 AM
Ticketed Spotlight on Design: Michael Green
Michael Green presents innovations in cross laminated timber construction, including his firm's seven story T3 building, which is featured in the exhibition Timber City.
June 19, 2017 6:30 PM
June 20, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 20, 2017 11:00 AM
June 21, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 21, 2017 11:00 AM
Open Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hive Design Process
Where did the idea to build a giant Hive in the Museum's Great Hall come from and how did it evolve over months of planning?
June 21, 2017 12:30 PM
Open Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hive Design Process
A design team member from Studio Gang, leads a tour of the Hive on day twelve of construction and describes the firm's design process from conception to installation.
June 21, 2017 2:00 PM
June 22, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 22, 2017 11:00 AM
June 23, 2017
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June 23, 2017 11:00 AM
June 24, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 24, 2017 11:00 AM
June 25, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 25, 2017 11:00 AM
June 26, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 26, 2017 11:00 AM
Open Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hive Construction
How does the Museum take on the challenge of building a 60-foot hive in the Great Hall?
June 26, 2017 6:00 PM
June 27, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 27, 2017 11:00 AM
June 28, 2017
Open Today's Tours
Take a tour at the National Building Museum.
June 28, 2017 11:00 AM
Open Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hive Construction
How does the Museum take on the challenge of building a 60-foot Hive in the Great Hall?
June 28, 2017 6:00 PM
June 29, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 29, 2017 11:00 AM
June 30, 2017
Open Today's Tours
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June 30, 2017 11:00 AM

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