National Museum of American History

Make your next event an historic occasion at the nation's only National Museum of American History! You and your guests may explore America's heritage at a very special event, before or after hours. Corporations, associations, organizations, and individuals have an opportunity unavailable anywhere else: to host a meeting, reception or dinner adjacent to highly acclaimed exhibitions which tell the extraordinary story of the American people.


Flag Hall

  • Reception capacity 500+

  • Seated dinner 350

  • Surrounded by third floor balcony for sweeping views

  • Entrance to Star Spangled Banner Gallery

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SC Johnson Conference Center

  • Available for daytime rentals

  • seats up to 40 guests

  • Projector, screen, white boards

  • 1st floor West Wing

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Rooftop Terrace

  • Views stretching from the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial

  • Daytime event for 250 guests

  • Evening events for up to 350 guests


The Wallace H. Coulter Performance Plaza

  • Located in museum's innovation wing

  • Cocktail capacity 500

  • Seated dinner 250

  • Built in stage

  • Demonstration Kitchen

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The Wallace H. Coulter Unity Square

  • Showcases civil rights artifact

  • Wall of windows

  • Access to outdoor mall terrace

  • cocktail- 300 seated- 200

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Presidential Reception Suite

  • Museum's most formal and intimate space

  • Reception capacity- 80

  • Lunch capacity- 70

  • Used as holding space for many celebrities and past Presidents.


Warner Bros. Theater

  • Seats - 264

  • Large variety of event programming

  • Comfortable seating

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