Directions & Parking

The National Building Museum is located at 401 F Street NW, between 4th and 5th Streets, across the street from the Judiciary Square Metro (Red Line).

PLEASE NOTE: ENTRANCE FOR THE EVENT IS ON THE G STREET SIDE.

Gallery Place Garage (.2 mi)
732 6th Street NW (Between G & H)
Open 24 Hours

Standard Parking (.2mi)
777 6th St NW
Open until Midnight
(202) 842-2343

Carr Park (.2 mi)
601 F Street Northwest
(202) 737-9838

Central Parking System (.1 mi)
open 24 hours
501 3rd St NW
(877) 717-0004

By MetroRail

The National Building Museum is located across the street from Judiciary Square station on Metro's Red Line. Alternatively, take the Yellow or Green Lines to Gallery Place/Chinatown. Use the Galleries/Arena exit to F Street; at the top of the last escalator (F Street), turn left and walk a short 2 blocks to the Museum. Visit the Metro website for more station information.

By MetroBus

Four MetroBus routes have stops located within ¼ mile of the National Building Museum: D3, D6, 80 and X2. Additional routes have stops located within ½ mile. To find the route closest to you, visit the Metro website.

Black Car or Taxi

Black car service option #1: https://www.viplimosedan.com/

Black car service option #2: http://www.dcprivatecar.com/

Uber: Discounted code for first time users which includes a free ride or a $30 discount. You will type in the code after downloading the app to your phone. Code: 2r9t8

Driving

Driving from Northern Virginia on I-66

  1. I-66 becomes Constitution Avenue
  2. Follow Constitution Avenue east to 6th Street
  3. Turn left onto 6th Street
  4. Follow 6th Street north to F Street
  5. Turn right onto F Street
  6. Follow F Street east to 5th Street
  7. The Museum is on the north side of F Street between 4th and 5th Streets; metered parking is available on all sides of the building.

Driving from Northern Virginia on I-395

  1. Follow I-395 north into the District
  2. Take either the 14th Street exit or the 12th Street exit (northbound)
  3. Turn right onto Constitution Avenue
  4. Follow Constitution Avenue east to 6th Street
  5. Turn left onto 6th Street
  6. Follow 6th Street north to F Street
  7. Turn right onto F Street
  8. Follow F Street east to 5th Street
  9. The Museum is on the north side of F Street between 4th and 5th Streets; metered parking is available on all sides of the building.

Driving from Maryland southbound on I-95 / Baltimore-Washington Parkway (B-W Parkway)

  1. Follow I-95 to B-W Parkway southbound
  2. Take B-W Parkway to Route 50 westbound, into Washington, D.C.
  3. Route 50 becomes New York Avenue
  4. Follow New York Avenue several miles, passing I-395 southbound exit
  5. Shortly after I-395 southbound exit, turn left on 5th Street, NW
  6. Take 5th Street to G Street and the Museum is on the left; metered parking is available on all sides of the building.

Driving from Maryland southbound on I-270

  1. Take I-270 to I-495 (Beltway) eastbound
  2. Take exit Route 355, Wisconsin Avenue southbound
  3. Follow Wisconsin Avenue into the District
  4. Turn left onto Massachusetts Avenue (at the National Cathedral)
  5. Take Massachusetts Avenue towards the Capitol, going through Dupont Circle and Mt. Vernon Square
  6. Shortly after Mt. Vernon Square, turn right onto 5th Street, NW
  7. Take 5th Street to G Street and the Museum is on the left; metered parking is available on all sides of the building.