RENOVATIONS ARE COMING Due to Club renovations, there will be intermittent periods where there will be no food and beverage service at the Club. The dates are June 30 through July 4 and August 28 through September 10. Any other alterations to the schedule will be communicated through the weekly e-newsletter and email notifications. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your support as our facilities are updated and enhanced. We look forward to serving you throughout the summer months.

 

  • A CULTIVATED MEMBERSHIPTo be considered for membership in the Cosmos Club, an individual must be a person of “distinction, character and sociability” who has done meritorious original work in science, literature, or the arts. Learn more...

  • ROLES OF CONSIDERABLE SIGNIFICANCECosmos Club members have included three U.S. Presidents, two U.S. Vice Presidents, a dozen Supreme Court justices, 36 Nobel Prize winners, 61 Pulitzer Prize winners, and 55 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

  • A JEWEL LOCATED IN THE HEART OF EMBASSY ROWA tranquil oasis allows for reflection, contemplation and a reconnection with tradition and grace.

  • fine dining and catering

    FINE DININGThe pursuit of excellence at the Cosmos Club is nowhere more apparent than in the preparation and presentation of our cuisine. The kitchen offers both traditional and contemporary fare, all prepared with the finest and freshest ingredients.
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WELCOME

The Cosmos Club, founded in 1878, is a private social club for men and women distinguished in science, literature and the arts or public service. Members come from virtually every profession that has anything to do with scholarship, creative genius or intellectual distinction.

Among its members have been three Presidents, two Vice Presidents, a dozen Supreme Court justices, 36 Nobel Prize winners, 61 Pulitzer Prize winners and 55 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

The Club offers an impressive array of programs for every member interest: international affairs, science, the arts, and economics—to name a few.

The elegant Clubhouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is designated as a District of Columbia Landmark.

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