Civil War  |  Museum

National Building Museum

Washington DC

401 F Street Northwest
National Law Enforcement Memorial
Washington, DC 20001
United States

Built between 1882 and 1887, the National Building Museum is housed in the former U.S. Pensions Bureau, which handled pensions for Civil War Veterans. A 1,200 foot long frieze around the building exterior between the first and second stories depicts scenes of Civil War military units.