The National Building Museum invites Ward 6 to its popular Summer Block Party with FREE ADMISSION on Tuesday, September 1, 9:00 am until 11:00 am. This summer, the Museum is partnering with Snarkitecture, a Brooklyn-based design firm, to bring the beach indoors—no sunscreen required.
Light refreshments and snacks will be available for purchase at Firehook Bakery on the Museum’s first floor starting at 9 a.m. and at Union Kitchen inside the BEACH beginning at 10 a.m.
I’m ready to visit the Museum, what do I need to know?
-- The BEACH will open early for each exclusive Ward Day hour at 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., all visitors must use the F St. doors between 5th St. and 6th St. The Museum is metro accessible via the Red line (Judiciary Square) and the Green/Yellow line (Gallery Place-Chinatown). Please note that all visitors may be subject to a bag check upon arrival.
-- Ward 6 Day is determined by your zip code, so please bring a valid form of I.D. to present to the admissions desk to confirm your zip code.
- The general public will be admitted into the Museum at 10 a.m.
- All visitors must check in at the Museum’s admissions desk to receive their complimentary entrance and admissions wristband to the BEACH and Museum exhibitions.
What is the BEACH?
- The BEACH is an interactive 10,000 square foot installation in the Museum’s Great Hall.
-The BEACH is designed with an “ocean” filled with nearly 1 million translucent plastic balls and a shoreline spotted with beach chairs and tables.
410 F St NW
Washington, DC 20001
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