The Museum Shop spreads the message that good design matters by offering well-crafted and sustainable housewares, office items, jewelry, educational toys, books, and more. It was honored as the "Best Museum Store" in Washington City Paper's annual Best of D.C. competition, "Best Museum Store" in the country by Niche magazine, "Best All-Around Museum Shop" in the region by The Washington Post, a "Top Shop" by the Washingtonian, and named best museum shop in D.C. by National Geographic Traveler's blog, Intelligent Travel.
The National Building Museum Shop is now proudly displaying their new custom Iceberg CoolSnowGlobe in time for the opening of the ICEBERGS July 2, 2016 - September 5, 2016.
The Museum's summer installation with James Corner Field Operations is going to be a cool one. ICEBERGS represents a beautiful, underwater world of glacial ice fields spanning the Museum’s enormous Great Hall.