National Museum of American History

Eat at America's Table
Eat at America’s Table is the main eatery for the National Museum of American History. The cafe seats 600 and is able to accommodate large groups. The menu includes Traditional culinary dishes from our nation’s kitchens, cheese & charcuterie, & classic American sandwiches, great American barbecue & grill favorites (burgers, hot dogs, pulled pork sandwiches etc…), as well as cooking inspired by Tex-Mex & Native-American traditions. The café also offers classic salads made fresh with seasonal inspiration.
Guests will find freshly brewed coffee as well as wine, beer, and other bottled beverages. All our desserts are made in house.
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., peak season, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. off peak-season
Location: Located at the ground level of the National Museum of American History

Dining Dollars Food Vouchers
Available in denominations of $15 or $20, Dining Dollars are good for face value and can be used towards the purchase of any food item and include a complimentary soft drink.
No change given. If value is exceeded, patron agrees to pay difference, including tax.

Kids Meal Vouchers 12 and under (Bulk) $9.50 each
Choose from the following options:
Hot Dog OR Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich
All options served with whole fruit OR 1 oz. chips, and 20 oz. fountain beverage.

Group Meal Vouchers (Bulk) $13.00 each
Choose from the following options:
Option 1:  Hamburger, Cheeseburger, or Hot Dog
Option 2:  Pre-Packaged Salad
Option 3: Grilled Chicken & Cheese Quesadilla
All options served with whole fruit OR 1 oz. chips, 20 oz. fountain beverage.

For Dining Dollars, Kids Meal and Group Meal Vouchers, the following restrictions apply:
Discount available for advanced sales only, not valid for same day purchases. Minimum order of 10, no complimentary vouchers issued. No reserved seating. Vouchers expire 9/30/19. 2019 vouchers can be exchanged for 2020 vouchers. To qualify for exchange, Smithsonian Group Sales & Reservations office must receive unused vouchers no later than 9/20/19.

Breakfast
Start the day with a group breakfast at the Smithsonian! Breakfast menus are offered daily from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

The All American Breakfast $14.00 per person
Featuring a spread of cage-free scrambled eggs, home fried potatoes, choice of one breakfast meat: pork country sausage, turkey sausage, or sugar cured ham steak, and biscuits. Selection of coffee & teas fresh squeezed orange juice included.

Dinner $16.50 per person (Pick 1 Entrée)
Unwind after a day of exploration with dinner at Eat at America's Table. Visitors can choose from a variety of food options that accommodate all dietary needs.

Entrées (Pick 1 Entrée):

  • Baked Quarter Chicken
  • Lasagna

Sides (Pick 2):

  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Green Beans
  • House Salad

Served with:

  • Dinner Roll or Garlic Bread
  • Fountain Drink or Milk
  • Cookie or Ice Cream Sandwich

Dinner $19.50 per person (Both Entrées)
Unwind after a day of exploration with dinner at Eat at America's Table. Visitors can choose from a variety of food options that accommodate all dietary needs.

Available from 4:30-6:30 pm, also available at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Entrées (Diners choose from either entrée on event day):

  • Baked Quarter Chicken
  • Lasagna

Sides (Pick 2):

  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Green Beans
  • House Salad

Served with:

  • Dinner Roll or Garlic Bread
  • Fountain Drink or Milk
  • Cookie or Ice Cream Sandwich

Breakfast and Dinner must be booked at least 72 hours in advance and have a minimum of 40 guests.

Food-Allergic Individuals: Be aware that we handle and prepare egg, milk, wheat, shellfish, fish, soy, peanut, and tree nut products, and other potential allergens in the food production areas of our facility. Please direct questions to the restaurant manager.

Experience the excitement of state-of-the-art motion simulation and celebrate America’s love for adventure, speed, and thrills! Choose from Cosmic Race 3D, Bermuda Triangle Adventure 3D, Solar Coaster 3D, Grand Prix Raceway, Astro Canyon or Glacier Run.
Groups of 10 or more receive $2 off the simulator ride ticket price. One complimentary ticket per 20 purchased.

Interactive Flight Simulators:
Climb aborad and try your skills at air-to-air combat in numberous historic aircraft, including the P-51 Mustang, F-4 Phantom II, F-16 Fighting Falcon and many more. Launch  your sortie and take to the skies as you climb, dive, and roll your simulator in 360-degree barrel rolls.

Important Information for Simulator Rides:
Riders must be 42" (approximately 107 centimeters) tall for the Ride Simulators unless accompanied by an adult. Riders must be 48" (approximately 122 centimeters) tall to ride the Interactive Flight Simulators. All simulators are full motion rides so people with back, neck, or heart trouble or those who are pregnant should not ride.