National Museum of the Marine Corps

18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle, VA 22172 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About National Museum of the Marine Corps

National Museum of the Marine Corps is a government building and wedding banquet hall located in Triangle, Virginia. Housing some of the nation’s most historic and treasured artifacts, this museum invites couples to celebrate their wedding day amidst rich history in a unique setting. From the marble and glass walls in the gallery to the vintage aircrafts strung overhead, this venue is where modern elegance meets intriguing archives.

Facilities and Capacity
National Museum of the Marine Corps features a variety of event spaces to choose from based on your event size and style. The Leatherneck Gallery, complete with marble and glass walls and a mast that rises over 200 feet high, can host up to 650 guests for a dinner reception. The Overlook, located on the second floor of the venue, looks down on the Leatherneck Gallery and provides a unique view of the museum’s main hall. This space accommodates 40 guests for a seated event or 100 guests for a standing reception. For an elegant ceremony space, you’ll be captivated by Semper Fidelis Memorial Chapel, complete with panoramic windows and breathtaking views of the surrounding woods. This space is perfect for intimate gatherings to medium-sized affairs, with space for up to 140 guests.

Services Offered
Known for its class and commitment to excellence, National Museum of the Marine Corps provides a variety of wedding day services. From event planning to event rentals, setup and cleanup, you’ll have assistance from the museum's incredible team every step of the way. Their services include the following:

  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • Linens
  • Lighting/sound
  • In-house catering
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Wheelchair access

Cuisine
All events at the National Museum of the Marine Corps are catered by Aramark. Aramark offers innovative menus, high service standards and nutritious options. The Aramark approach is to provide consumers with chef-inspired menus that use high-quality ingredients. With the help of the National Museum of the Marine Corps' event team, you’ll be able to custom design a wedding day menu that perfectly fits your budget and palette.

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19 Reviews for National Museum of the Marine Corps

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9
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    Elise · Married on 11/10/2017

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    Marine Corps Museum on the Marine Corps 242nd birthday..... Our wedding was a event that will be remembered for a long time to come.... We ave nothing but amazing things to say about everyone- but especially Kendall...We had been planning for 2 years and always enjoyed speaking with Kendall who was always more then happy to answer any questions or give suggestions. love love loveeeee this venue and it will always have a close place in our heart forever....

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    Wendy · Married on 08/05/2017

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    We held a kosher event which required special instructions. The team worked with us at every turn to include multiple outside vendors, early access, price, access to the Chapel, help for elderly, coordinating with the hotel and just thinking outside the box. They created the ice fountain and named specialty drinks! They arranged the hall and asked for my review for arrangement and seating. Kemdall and Kathleen always emailed and called me back. They wenr out of their way to make sure everyone, including me, had a great time. You cannot beat the beautiful location and grounds. We are going to buy a brick for this fantastic event. The Docent will forever be remembered by my family. There is a reason they say the Marines are the few and the proud. No one can measure up to this staff. Also, I always worry about food but don't. This place has the best roast beef and lamb. Plus we had a pasta bar that got rave reviews. Just incredible. Thank you all.

    Sent on 08/07/2017

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National Museum of the Marine Corps FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 14.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Government Building, Museum
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Set Up
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Chairs, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Wheelchair Access

Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements

  • Passionate Weddings
    Passionate Weddings Wedding Planners

    Working with the staff at the National Museum of the Marine Corps was a FANTASTIC experience! Our venue contact Kendall was great to work with during all our pre planning meetings with our client. She was onsite on the night of the wedding to make sure that everything ran smoothly. Our Catering Manger Kathleen communicated with us on final catering details and floor plans. On event day, the staff did a wonderful job with presentation and service. We had a pre planned special request for the reception, and the catering team executed the surprise distribution of “la hora loca” props flawlessly. Our couple and guests all had a great time!

  • Toscana Photography
    Toscana Photography Wedding Photographers

    This is a fantastic Museum and tribute to the Marine Corp. I was privileged to be allowed to take engagement photos at this location for a client who served in the Marine Corp. My wife and I returned the next day to walk through the museum and were impressed at the exhibits!

  • Beck and Call Photography
    Beck and Call Photography Wedding Photographers

    Elegant out of the box venue! Love this location.

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  • 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy Triangle, District of Columbia, 22172 See on map
    703-935-4911 (Phone number)
    703-649-2351 (Other Phone Number)
    703-649-2354 (Fax Number)
    Our office is open Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.

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