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Newseum

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

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.
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.
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?”
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
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

Capacities

Space Max. Reception Capacity Max. Seated Capacity Sq. feet Floor Plan
Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Room 702 60 60 719
Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Pre-function 703 150 - 1,418
Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Room 704 170 90 1,788
Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Rooms 705 + 706 300 280 3,674
Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Room 709 50 60 929
Knight Conference Center Level 7 - Terrace 175 - 2,942
Knight Conference Center Level 8 – Room 802 80 50 854
Knight Conference Center Level 8 – Room 806 80 50 918
Knight Conference Center Level 8 – Room 807 80 50 919
Knight Center Center Level 8 – Rooms 802 + 806 + 807 + 808 240 150 2,691
Knight Conference Center Level 8 - Room 811 20 20 289
Private Dining Room and Capitol Terrace 75 60 1,080
Front Pages Gallery and Hank Greenspun Family Terrace 200 100 5,600
Great Hall of News 800 400 6,305
Entire Newseum 3,500 450 25,000
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