We recommend that you reserve a hotel room as soon as possible, as early-mid April is peak tourist season in Washington D.C. Below are a few suggestions, though there are numerous hotels in the area should you wish to expand your search.

Club Quarters Hotel, 3 stars
839 17th Street NW
30 minute walk from NMNH
2 blocks from the McPherson Square Metro Station

For your convenience, a limited number of rooms is available to you at a discounted rate of $216/night, excluding tax. Those wishing to share a room can add an additional occupant for $18/night. Rooms will be available on a first-come, first served basis until Friday, March 10, 2017.

Participants can book at the discounted rate in three ways: 1) online through the hotel group’s booking page, 2) via phone by calling the Member Services Department at 203.905.2100 and mentioning the group code SI0410, or via e-mail at and mentioning group code SI0410.

Alternative hotels:

Holiday Inn Capitol – 3 Stars
550 C St SW
Washington, DC 20024
15 minute walk from NMNH
2 blocks from L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station

Courtyard by Marriott Convention Center – 3 Stars
900 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004
10 minute walk from NMNH
1 block from Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro Station

Harrington Hotel – 2 Stars
436 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
7 minute walk from NMNH
2 blocks from Federal Triangle and Metro Center Metro Stations