Washington DC Convention Center

The Washington Convention Center is walking distance from Washington DC attractions, historic museums, and terrific restaurants.  It is the largest building in DC, the length of two Washington Monuments laid end-to-end and was named Best New Convention Center by Meetings East Magazine in 2004. 

Directions to the Washington Convention Center.
From Maryland 
and POINTS NORTH
Take I-95 south to the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (exit 22B) toward Washington. Take the Washington exit - US 50 West (on the right).
US - 50 West becomes New York Avenue.
Proceed on New York Avenue.
New York Avenue becomes Mt. Vernon Place.
The Washington Convention Center will be on your right.

FROM POINTS EAST 
Take US - 50 west.
US - 50 west becomes New York Avenue.
New York Avenue becomes Mt. Vernon Place.
The Washington Convention Center will be on your right.

FROM POINTS WEST 
Take I - 270 to the Washington Beltway 495 West toward Northern Virginia .
Take the George Washington (GW) Parkway exit to 395 North.
Take the 12th Street exit.
Proceed on 12th Street and then turn right on Massachusetts Avenue.
Massachusetts Avenue will become Mt. Vernon Place.
The Washington Convention Center will be on your left. From Virginia
 
FROM POINTS SOUTH
Take I - 495 to 395.
Take 395 north to Washington, DC.
Follow 395 north across the 14th Street Bridge.
Stay to the right lanes.
Proceed across the 14th Street Bridge to Independence Avenue.
Turn right on Independence Avenue and proceed 2 blocks to 7th Street.
Turn left on 7th Street and proceed 10 blocks to Mt.Vernon Avenue.
Turn left on Mt. Vernon Place.
The Washington Convention Center will be on your right.

FROM POINTS NORTH 
Take I-495 to I-66.
Take I-66 east to Washington, DC.
Take the Route 50/Constitution Avenue exit.
Proceed on Constitution Avenue to 7th Street.
Turn left on 7th Street.
Proceed 9 blocks on 7th Street to Mt. Vernon Avenue.
Turn left on Mt. Vernon Avenue.
The Washington Convention Center will be on your right.

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  • Washington DC Convention Center
  • 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
  • Washington, DC 20001
  • 800-368-9000 or 202-249-3000
  • Directions
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