Plan Your Event

Recognized internationally for its innovative design, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum is a truly unique venue for a variety of occasions and special events. From the Great Hall, with its stunning views of the Columbus skyline, to the rooftop sanctuary, our spaces make events memorable.

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  • Intimate and large spaces accommodate 50-950 guests.
  • Custom packages with guided tours are available.
  • Amenities are available from a select list of vendors.
  • On-site events team to help coordinate your event.

NEW IN 2023

Thanks to the support of the Albert M. Covelli Foundation, Veterans, Active-Duty personnel and their families may be eligible to receive complimentary or discounted event space through the Albert M. Covelli Foundation Event Fund. Please contact our events team to learn more.

Our Spaces

Meeting rooms on the lower level can accommodate groups of up to 75, and catering services are available. You may also book your own private tour of our permanent Museum halls or limited-engagement exhibitions. The Museum’s professional events team and volunteers will work closely with you to make sure that your event is a success.

Rooftop Sanctuary

This large open-air event space is a gorgeous location to hold ceremonies, dinners and receptions. Our rooftop has abounding photo opportunities and a massive area for dance floors and fun – one of the best open-air vantage points of downtown!

  • Banquet: 350
  • Reception: 700

Great Hall

Located on the main floor adjacent to the core exhibits, the Great Hall is the preferred location for evening ceremonies, programs, and receptions. With floor-to-ceiling windows, guests are treated to a beautiful city view.

  • Banquet: 250
  • Reception: 500

Memorial Grove

Located on the museum grounds, the Memorial Grove hosts over 40 beautiful white elm trees. This space is anchored by a 350-foot limestone wall with reflecting pool and three graceful waterfalls. This elegant space is reserved exclusively for ceremonies.

  • Ceremony only: 300

Gallery 33

This dramatic gallery hosts our special exhibition and is best utilized for intimate events and VIP functions.

  • Banquet: 65
  • Theatre: 85

Franklin County Meeting Room

Located on the lower level, the Franklin County Meeting Room is situated conveniently near the group entrance and parking lot. This flexible space is best suited for small-group workshops and meetings. The room comes equipped with a podium, screen and projector.

Preferred Vendors

Graeter’s Catering/Food Truck

CiaoCafe Gelato Truck
Tani Berberi, 614.562.1579

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The NVMM is Open on MLK Day!

$1 Admission on Jan. 16 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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