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Smithsonian Castle
Capacity: 40 – 600
1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC 20560-0139

Office of Special Events and Protocol
phone: 202-633-2020
fax: 202-633-2023
www.smithsonianevents@si.edu
The Smithsonian Castle is a building rich in history and grandeur, making it one of Washington, DC’s premiere event venues. Located on the National Mall, this elegant landmark is the original building of the Smithsonian Institution and is an ideal setting for seated dinners, receptions, breakfasts and luncheons. The Castle includes three distinctive indoor spaces and an adjoining garden for outdoor evening events. Two of the spaces – The Commons and Schermer Hall – are available for daytime or evening use. The Great Hall and Haupt Garden are available for evening use. Corporations and organizations supporting the Smithsonian with a contribution may celebrate their gift by co-sponsoring a special event in this stately building.
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Rates:
Events permitted only with a contribution to the Smithsonian.

Capacity: 40 – 600
Capacity Description:
Great Hall: Contact Us

Commons:

Standing Reception: 160
Banquet: 120

Schermer Hall:

Standing Reception: 75
Banquet: 40

Limitations
Hours: Daytime and evening events are permitted in The Commons and Schermer Hall. Evening events are permitted in the Great Hall and Haupt Garden.

Restrictions: Site may not be used for personal events (e.g.: weddings), marketing, political or fund-raising events.

Audio Visual Capabilities
: Audiovisual/Sound/Staging recommendations are available upon request
Parking
Street Parking available
Transportation
Location: 1000 Jefferson Drive, SW

Metro Station: Smithsonian Metro

Miscellaneous
This site is ADA compliant.
About SESMA
SESMA's mission is to develop cooperative marketing programs that bring member special event sites to the attention of meeting and event professionals throughout the DC-metro area who seek unique venues for their functions.
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