The New York Times–Ochs-Sulzberger Family Great Hall of News

The Newseum experience begins the moment that visitors step inside. Standing in the center of a 90-foot-high atrium, guests are surrounded by the Great Hall of News, which is an outstanding venue for special events.

Guests will watch the Electronic Window on the World - a 40-foot by 22-foot high-definition LED screen - that features breaking news from around the world. Visible from both inside and outside the building, the Electronic Window on the World highlights in unforgettable fashion the focus of the Newseum: NEWS. In one sweeping vista, visitors to the Great
Hall of News will be exposed to the depth of the Newseum. In addition to the video screen and a 238-foot-long news zipper displaying the latest headlines, they can glimpse galleries devoted to the history of news and the greatest stories of the past century.

The hall's openness - as well as its attention-grabbing, thought-provoking displays - makes it a flexible, attractive space for
receptions, banquets and dinners.

LOCATIONEnter at Level 1
SIZE170 feet long, 55 feet wide, 90 feet high
FORUM THEATER450 seats for stage presentation movie screenings; more chairs added
with less optimum views
CAPACITY3,500 guests for standing reception, 450 guests for seated meal

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Artist's rendering (Ralph Appelbaum Associates)

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