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Newseum

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

Newseum

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

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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

Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Room 702

Max. Standing Capacity 60
Max. Seated Capacity 60
Sq. footage 719

Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Pre-function 703

Max. Standing Capacity 150
Max. Seated Capacity -
Sq. footage 1,418

Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Room 704

Max. Standing Capacity 170
Max. Seated Capacity 90
Sq. footage 1,788

Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Rooms 705 + 706

Max. Standing Capacity 300
Max. Seated Capacity 280
Sq. footage 3,674

Knight Conference Center Level 7 – Room 709

Max. Standing Capacity 50
Max. Seated Capacity 60
Sq. footage 929

Knight Conference Center Level 7 - Terrace

Max. Standing Capacity 175
Max. Seated Capacity -
Sq. footage 2,942

Knight Conference Center Level 8 – Room 802

Max. Standing Capacity 80
Max. Seated Capacity 50
Sq. footage 854

Knight Conference Center Level 8 – Room 806

Max. Standing Capacity 80
Max. Seated Capacity 50
Sq. footage 918

Knight Conference Center Level 8 – Room 807

Max. Standing Capacity 80
Max. Seated Capacity 50
Sq. footage 919

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

Max. Standing Capacity 240
Max. Seated Capacity 150
Sq. footage 2,691

Knight Conference Center Level 8 - Room 811

Max. Standing Capacity 20
Max. Seated Capacity 20
Sq. footage 289

Private Dining Room and Capitol Terrace

Max. Standing Capacity 75
Max. Seated Capacity 60
Sq. footage 1,080

Front Pages Gallery and Hank Greenspun Family Terrace

Max. Standing Capacity 200
Max. Seated Capacity 100
Sq. footage 5,600

Great Hall of News

Max. Standing Capacity 800
Max. Seated Capacity 400
Sq. footage 6,305

Entire Newseum

Max. Standing Capacity 3,500
Max. Seated Capacity 450
Sq. footage 25,000

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

Neighborhood: Penn Quarter/Chinatown

Capacities

Space Max. Standing Capacity Max. Seated Capacity Sq. feet
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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