Ward 6 Day at the National Building Museum Summer Block Party

Photo_by_Emily_Clack_(19).jpgThe 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.


September 01, 2015 at 9:00am - 11am
National Building Museum
410 F St NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
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Jamaal Jordan · · 202-724-8072

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