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 Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and Culture is a place where all Americans can learn about the richness and diversity of the African American experience, what it means to their lives, and how it helped us shape this nation.


Heritage Hall

  • Main level of the museum

  • Scenic view of National Monument

  • Convenient access to Museum Shop and all museum galleries

  • Floor to ceiling window walls

  • Reception Capacity: 2500 Guests

  • Seated Dinner Capacity: 400 Guests


Corona Level Gallery Balconies

  • Unique opportunity to experience the galleries after-hours

  • Views of the National Mall

  • Available for bars and passed hors d'oeuvres only, limited seating


Concourse Atrium

  • In close proximity to the Oprah Winfrey Theater, Sweet Home Café and History Galleries

  • Unique Monumental Staircase Design feature anchors the space

  • Contemplative Court a water- and light-filled memorial area that offers visitors a quiet space for reflection

  • Concourse Atrium Seated Dinner- 200 guests

  • Concourse Atrium Reception- 350 guests


Solomon Brown Suite and Terrace

  • Unparalleled view of the National Monument

  • Intimate indoor/outdoor event space

  • Solomon Brown Suite Reception Capacity: 100 guests     

  • Seated Dinner Capacity: 70 guests

  • Bank of America Terrace Reception Capacity: 200 guests 

  • Seated Dinner Capacity: 60 guests


Oprah Winfrey Theatre

  • Seats 350 people

  • State of the Art Cinematic Screen and Sound

  • Features aesthetics of museum exterior Corona Panels


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Please refer to the pdf files below for full text of policy and guidelines.

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