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Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C. 20001 Email Phone Number 202.292.6100 Website

Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C. 20001

The Newseum, a 250,000-square-foot museum of news in the heart of Washington, D.C., is the consummate location for events to remember—from corporate events to galas and extravaganzas. Above the Newseum in the two-story Knight Conference Center, more than 20,000 square feet of private conference space that can be configured to accommodate meetings of any size. Amenities at the Newseum and Knight Conference Center include state-of-the-art technology and food service by Wolfgang Puck Catering.

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At A Glance

Overview

The Newseum, a 250,000-square-foot museum of news in the heart of Washington, D.C., is the consummate location for events to remember—from corporate events to galas and extravaganzas. Above the Newseum in the two-story Knight Conference Center, more than 20,000 square feet of private conference space that can be configured to accommodate meetings of any size. Amenities at the Newseum and Knight Conference Center include state-of-the-art technology and food service by Wolfgang Puck Catering.

Categories

Conference & Meeting Spaces
Historical/Cultural Institutions
Theaters/Performance Spaces
Conference Centers

Buzz

The most spectacular events deserve a dramatic venue. With exceptional service and an atmosphere reflecting the history, power, and grandeur of Washington, the Newseum is the perfect place to get together to work and to play.

Clients

ABC News
Bloomberg
Business Roundtable
Comcast Corporation
Cox Enterprises
Greater Washington Board of Trade
Hearst Foundation
National Association of Black Journalists
National Journal
Politico

Testimonials

Event planners at Engaging Affairs state: “For a modern, sleek venue: there is no better place. The Newseum is ‘just what we [need]’ to set the tone—the glass, the clean-slate space, and the views. Who can resist?”

Affiliations

American Association of Museums
Destination DC
Greater Washington Board of Trade
International Special Events Society
National Association of Catering Executives
Pennsylvania Quarter Neighborhood Association
Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington

Neighborhood:

Penn Quarter/Chinatown

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Capacities

Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Room 702

Standing/Reception 60
Banquet 60
Theater 100
Classroom 36
Dimensions 36 x 22
Ceiling 10
Square Feet 719

Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Pre-function 703

Standing/Reception 150
Banquet -
Theater -
Classroom -
Dimensions 36 x 57
Ceiling 10
Square Feet 1418

Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Room 704

Standing/Reception 170
Banquet 90
Theater 160
Classroom 70
Dimensions 36 x 63
Ceiling 10
Square Feet 1788

Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Rooms 705 + 706

Standing/Reception 300
Banquet 280
Theater 350
Classroom 200
Dimensions 36 x 107
Ceiling 10
Square Feet 3674

Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Room 709

Standing/Reception 50
Banquet 60
Theater 140
Classroom 40
Dimensions 26 x 35
Ceiling 11
Square Feet 929

Knight Conference Center Level 7 - Terrace

Standing/Reception 175
Banquet -
Theater -
Classroom -
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet 2942

Knight Conference Center Level 8 – Room 802

Standing/Reception 80
Banquet 50
Theater 80
Classroom 40
Dimensions 27 x 33
Ceiling 10
Square Feet 854

Knight Conference Center Level 8 – Room 806

Standing/Reception 80
Banquet 50
Theater 80
Classroom 40
Dimensions 29 x 33
Ceiling 10
Square Feet 918

Knight Conference Center Level 8 – Room 807

Standing/Reception 80
Banquet 50
Theater 80
Classroom 40
Dimensions 29 x 33
Ceiling 10
Square Feet 919

Knight Center Center Level 8 – Rooms 802 + 806 + 807 + 808

Standing/Reception 240
Banquet 150
Theater 280
Classroom 90
Dimensions 29 x 99
Ceiling 10
Square Feet 2691

Knight Conference Center Level 8 - Room 811

Standing/Reception 20
Banquet 20
Theater 20
Classroom 12
Dimensions 15 x 21
Ceiling 10
Square Feet 289

Private Dining Room and Capitol Terrace

Standing/Reception 75
Banquet 60
Theater 60
Classroom 40
Dimensions -
Ceiling 16
Square Feet 1080

Front Pages Gallery and Hank Greenspun Family Terrace

Standing/Reception 200
Banquet 100
Theater -
Classroom -
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet 5600

Great Hall of News

Standing/Reception 800
Banquet 400
Theater -
Classroom -
Dimensions -
Ceiling 90
Square Feet 6305

Entire Newseum

Standing/Reception 3500
Banquet 450
Theater -
Classroom -
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet 25000

Capacities

Space Standing/
Reception
Banquet Theater Classroom Dimensions Ceiling Square Feet
Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Room 702 60 60 100 36 36 x 22 10 719
Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Pre-function 703 150 - - - 36 x 57 10 1418
Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Room 704 170 90 160 70 36 x 63 10 1788
Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Rooms 705 + 706 300 280 350 200 36 x 107 10 3674
Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Room 709 50 60 140 40 26 x 35 11 929
Knight Conference Center Level 7 - Terrace 175 - - - - - 2942
Knight Conference Center Level 8 – Room 802 80 50 80 40 27 x 33 10 854
Knight Conference Center Level 8 – Room 806 80 50 80 40 29 x 33 10 918
Knight Conference Center Level 8 – Room 807 80 50 80 40 29 x 33 10 919
Knight Center Center Level 8 – Rooms 802 + 806 + 807 + 808 240 150 280 90 29 x 99 10 2691
Knight Conference Center Level 8 - Room 811 20 20 20 12 15 x 21 10 289
Private Dining Room and Capitol Terrace 75 60 60 40 - 16 1080
Front Pages Gallery and Hank Greenspun Family Terrace 200 100 - - - - 5600
Great Hall of News 800 400 - - - 90 6305
Entire Newseum 3500 450 - - - - 25000
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