Assembly Celebration

Friday, October 24
7:00 – 10:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening of museums in four amazing national institutions. You and your guests will enjoy special after-hours access to the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of American History, the National Museum of Natural History, and the Newseum. Walk from one to the other or hop on the free Assembly shuttle.

Shuttles will run from all Assembly hotels (including walking hotels) from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. A continuous loop shuttle can take you to each museum while all shuttles will return to hotels from the Air and Space Museum.

Cafes will be open at each of the museums until 9:30 p.m.

Your registration includes one Assembly Celebration ticket. Additional guest passes are available for $15 (children 12 and younger are free). You can add tickets during the online registration process or by calling the Contact Center at (800) 274-2237.

You Can Still Register!

On-site registration hours:

Friday, October 24
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

National Air and Space Museum(airandspace.si.edu)

The largest of the Smithsonian's 19 museums, the museum includes 21 exhibition galleries covering the world wars to the history of astronomy, from the Apollo space program to the relationship between time and navigation, to the Wright brothers and the aerial age.

National Museum of American History(americanhistory.si.edu)

See true national treasures such as the original Star-Spangled Banner, Lincoln’s top hat, Dizzy Gillespie’s angled trumpet, and Dorothy’s ruby slippers. The collections comprise the greatest single collection of American history.

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National Museum of Natural History(www.mnh.si.edu)

Learn about the natural world through the museum’s unparalleled research, collections, exhibitions, and education outreach programs. From mummies to mammals, gems to giant elephants, there is so much to see.

Newseum(www.newseum.org)

What made the front page in 1590, 1872, or even 1934? Find out in this interactive museum of news and journalism opened in 2008. See sections of the original Berlin wall and a three-story East German guard tower. Check out the door from the Watergate office complex.