Navy Memorial Plaza – America’s Main Street, Pennsylvania Avenue

Adjacent to the U.S. Navy Memorial plaza and located in the heart of the Penn Quarter area of the FBI Building, Ford’s Theatre, the Verizon Center, Smithsonian museums and National Portrait Gallery, and the city’s culinary center of world-class restaurants and prominent hotels, the Naval Heritage Center is a high-profile and easily accessible national monument facility providing a unique presentation and reception venue for a variety of clients and events.

The modern venue’s street level entrance area leads to a dramatic curved staircase descending to a contemporary reception space including an adjacent U.S. President’s Room accommodating guests optionally utilizing the 250-seat Arleigh and Roberta Burke Theater. Host to both daytime and evening special event programs, award ceremonies, film screenings, and other presentation components, the plush amphitheater-style theater offers a built-in stage and a full complement of lighting, audio, and projection equipment and formats to facilitate any event requirement.

Only steps from the Archives/Navy Memorial/Penn Quarter Metrorail station and surrounded by public parking garage facilities with readily-available taxi transportation immediately outside, this prominent and distinguished specialty venue has proven a convenient and memorable event location centered in one of the most dynamic and lively downtown areas in the nation’s capital.

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