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The National Museum of the U.S. Army is the premier space for your event.

Whether you’re looking to have a promotion ceremony reception, a gala banquet, board meeting, birthday, or training workshop, the National Museum of the U.S. Army will be a unique setting for your event. The Museum offers a variety of during or after-hours, indoor or outdoor, spaces for events of all sizes.

Our team will work with you to craft the perfect event. There is on-site event, catering, and support staff dedicated to translating your vision into a successful and memorable occasion. Our exclusive in-house caterer uses the best local and sustainable fresh foods and can create a menu for any occasion or dietary need. In addition to any of the one-of-a-kind event spaces, the Museum offers a number of immersive experiences to elevate your event to the next level.

Be sure to download our brochure for future use. Contact us to learn more and find out how we can help you host an unforgettable event.

Catered military ceremonies are strictly limited to two hours in Veterans’ Hall.

For catered DoD/military agency ORF-funded meetings/events only: the room rental fee is waived.

For future planning guidance, restrictions and event attendee allocations, contact our Special Events team for the latest updates.

If you have any questions or are interested in discussing a future event vision, our planning team are fielding requests through the form below.

Did you know?

The National Museum of the United States Army was Honored With
ConventionSouth’s Prestigious Top New or Renovated Meeting Site Award.


The welcoming, brightly lit 8,600 sqft Lobby is available for after-hours events of up to 400 people standing, or 350 for a seated, plated event.


Veterans’ Hall is a multi-functional, dedicated event space, perfect for your reunion, dinner, luncheon, and more. A mounted 5×5 (25 – 55 inch monitors) Video Wall, built in sound system and cameras with audio and video conferencing system is available for any of your audio-visual needs. Seats 160 for a seated event, or 270 standing, an adjacent pre-function area can be used for overflow. Max 270


This beautifully landscaped rooftop garden offers stunning views of the Museum campus for your evening ceremony or reception. Max 270

Executive Conference Room A & B

This 1,325 sq. ft. private conference room – with a 70” inch portable LED monitor featuring a wireless presentation screen, a digital whiteboard, and an audio and video conferencing system and cameras can be divided in half to form two smaller rooms for your board meeting or workshop. Max 44


Our 306-degree theater with seating for 122 can play the latest blockbuster movies or jazz up your company’s Powerpoint presentation. After-hours only.


Available after hours, the café can be an easy place to have dinner with your group after visiting the museum and before you head home. Max 80


Available after hours, the terrace will be beautifully landscaped for an outdoor event or cocktail reception where you can watch the sun go down. Max 200


The largest of the exterior spaces, the lawn of the parade field can be tented or staged for events of well over one thousand people.


With programming for all ages, the ELC can be rented out for corporate team building exercises and private groups. This event space is limited to after-hours events only.


The simulator gallery can be opened for after-hours events to add a special, fun and immersive feature to your event.


The Museum’s store can be made available for after-hours events for an additional fee.


Interested in having your event with us?

The Army Historical Foundation and the National Museum of the U.S. Army look forward to further discussing your future occasion and how the Museum’s special event spaces may be a part of your event vision. Please complete the form below to start the formal process of exploring your options and if your event date is available on our planning calendar. Event offerings are dependent on current health and safety conditions and subject to change. A member of our special events team will get back to you within 1-2 days.

*Please note that any formal or informal event on the Museum property (interior or exterior) must be coordinated through our events team as a formal booking and reservation.  



The Registries provide a unique opportunity to recognize and honor active duty Soldiers, fallen Soldiers, and veterans, civilians who worked with or for the Army, and animals that served a role during conflicts.