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Indoor Event Space
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Up to 150
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Rentals & Equipment, Service Staff
Carnegie Institution for Science Reviews
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Reviewed On 5/26/2014 by Caroline L
The staff was extremely accommodating and helpful. Guests loved the architecture and look of the venue.
Only drawback was that parking was not available on site - a garage was about 1/2 block away.
I would absolutely recommend this venu...
Reviewed On 5/09/2014 by Patricia S
For DC the price is very good (about $6,000) and the space is gorgeous. Marble columns, separate areas allow for guest to dance or chat. Our wedding was amazing here and the compliments about the venue went on and on.
Reviewed On 4/25/2014 by Victoria S
This was an absolutely beautiful wedding venue. We fell in love with it at first sight, and the wedding coordinator on site, Rebecca, was incredibly helpful. Due to rain, we had to switch from an outdoor to an indoor ceremony two days before th...
Reviewed On 11/13/2018 by Sharone T
All of our guests were gushing over this venue. We had 130 guests, which was a good amount (the max is 150). Everyone without fail said that the venue was classy, elegant, and glamorous. We barely had to decorate it -- it speaks for itself. Ana...
Reviewed On 10/19/2017 by Julie W
We fell in love with Carnegie the moment we toured it – the venue is absolutely stunning, with classic and elegant architecture and design. It was a perfect venue for our wedding reception of about 100 guests. We received so many compliments fr...
Reviewed On 11/17/2016 by Sarah T
We had a fall wedding for about 85 people at Carnegie and it was absolutely perfect! We had our ceremony in the rotunda, followed by dinner in the ball room and dancing. In DC the price / venue space you receive really is phenomenal and from ...
Reviewed On 11/01/2016 by Jessica M
100% recommended. By far the most extravagant venue to our eyes in D.C. and a marble rotunda that cannot be compared.
we fell in love with this venue from first sight. And the pricing was exceptionally reasonable. Becky took care of all our ne...
Reviewed On 3/17/2016 by Renuka D
We picked the Carnegie for our wedding because we felt it was one of the most beautiful spaces in the city. It truly made for an elegant ceremony. Ana, our contact person at the Carnegie was wonderful with work with. This is truly a gem in wedd...
Reviewed On 6/03/2015 by tracy R
We had our wedding at the Carnegie institute for Science this past May (2015), and we could not have been happier! Ana from the Carnegie worked very closely with us and our vendors from the first meeting till after the ceremony, making the ove...
Reviewed On 1/14/2015 by Meghan K
When my husband and I started looking at wedding venues, Carnegie was at the top of our venue list. We were not disappointed that we chose to have our wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception here. For DC, you get a lot of of (beautiful!)...
Reviewed On 12/16/2013 by Tawnya A
I highly recommend the Carnegie! The space has authentic Washington DC details and character and is grand but not ostentatious. The staff is amazing, ever-available, knowledgeable, and helpful. It is not inexpensive, but is really worth it.
Reviewed On 10/13/2013 by Lauren M
My wedding of 135 guest was held at this location. The venue is so beautiful. The staff was very accommodating. I would not have chosen a different place for my wedding.
Reviewed On 3/23/2013 by Joy P
I want to convey my sincere thanks to the staff at the Carnegie Institution for Science! My husband and I held our April 2012 wedding ceremony and reception at the Carnegie Institution and could not have picked a better location. Neither of u...
Reviewed On 10/28/2012 by Carmen Z
We got married at the Carnegie in October 2012, and we couldn't have been happier with our choice for venue - the place is quite spectacular! Everything about the experience was great - from the initial consult with Alexis up through the final...
Reviewed On 9/25/2012 by Amy W
The Carnegie Institute is an amazing venue for a wedding of 150 guests or so. The staff is so accommodating, and your guests will be blown away by the amazing architecture.
Reviewed On 12/05/2011 by Ruben G
The venue itself is gorgeous and our guests loved the marble rotunda, the grand entrance and stairs and the boardroom. The staff was very easy to work with, responsive and flexible.