Venue Leasing

The United States Navy Memorial Visitor Center is a state-of-the-art event and meeting space located in the heart of Washington, DC on Pennsylvania Avenue, half way between the White House and Capitol building and across the street from the National Archives.  Steps from the metro (Archives/Navy Memorial stop) and plenty of parking available.  Hold your special event in an unparalleled location and backdrop with state-of-the-art audio and visual capability.  

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Navy Ceremonies

Hold your reenlistment, promotion, retirement, change-of-command, or meeting at the Navy Memorial.  Learn how your ceremony may be covered under the Navy Memorial contract with the Navy.


Private Events

As a venue for corporate and individual private events, the Navy Memorial has provided an unparalleled experience and backdrop to thousands.  When hosting receptions, dinners and meetings, the Visitor Center offers flexibility in space.

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The Navy Memorial is easily accessible for your guests, conveniently located and sits in good company across the street from the National Archives and several blocks from the United States Capitol.

Open daily from 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., events can be held at the Navy Memorial from early morning until midnight and can be closed to the public for private events.

In addition to providing technical capabilities ranked among the best in Washington DC, the Navy Memorial is equipped with a full catering kitchen and service that can provide anything from modest refreshments to formal dinners.  


Questions? Contact Terese Winegan at or (202) 380.0747