President Lincoln’s
Cottage Site Rental

Find the perfect package that works for your event. Whether private or public, our experienced event staff will work with you to make your vision come to life. Browse event package details below and experience all that President Lincoln’s Cottage has to offer.

Corporate and Private Events

President Lincoln’s Cottage offers inspiring event and meeting spaces for 10 – 1,500 people. Our various indoor spaces can accommodate meetings of up to 40 people, dinners of up to 120 people, and receptions of up to 250 people. Our expansive lawn can be tented for gatherings of up to 1,500 people. Located in the dynamic Petworth neighborhood of Northwest Washington, D.C. near DuPont and Logan Circles, President Lincoln’s Cottage is just 15-minute ride from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Our events team will connect you to award-winning, professional vendors, and assist in making your event memorable. Our museum team will be onsite to answer guest’s questions about the rich history of the campus. A National Monument and National Historic Landmark, our site offers 24-hour security, free onsite parking, and exclusivity.

The unique beauty and historical relevance of the Cottage are sure to impress your guests and provide a one-of-a-kind Washington, DC experience for local and out-of-town visitors alike.

For information about our spaces, rental packages, and pricing, please review our Events Brochure or send us an email at [email protected].



Located on a picturesque hilltop on the grounds of the historic Soldiers’ Home, President Lincoln’s Cottage offers a unique and inspiring setting for special events.

Our offerings include ample free parking, handicap accessibility, access to a wedding suite, and on-site museum staff. Rental blocks include setup and breakdown time — in most cases resulting in two hours of setup and one hour of breakdown. The Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center and exhibits will remain open prior to ceremonies for guests to enjoy at their leisure.

For information about our spaces, rental packages, and pricing, please review our Weddings Brochure or send us an email at [email protected].

Hear from happy couples who have hosted Cottage weddings here.

Our big day was the most beautiful and special day I could ever have imagined and that is mainly due to the staff at President Lincoln’s Cottage.

Not only is the venue steeped in meaningful history, it is convenient and beautiful.

The historic nature of this hidden gem is unmatched. That history, and the Cottage’s programming today connecting it to modern struggles for freedom and equality–made it a perfect fit as a place to celebrate our interracial, same-sex, interfaith marriage.

If you’re a history/social justice/civil rights nerd, this is the absolute perfect venue. I was in heaven.

It was really special to get to introduce so many people to this beautiful, tranquil space right in our city.

…Being in the city was something we wanted, yet we also wanted to be outside and dance under the stars…Everyone continues to reminisce over our Big Day and they always mention the unique and elegant venue.

An award-winning event space

Best 2016 Wedding Spot
Washington Weddings 2019 Best Wedding Vendor
CVent Top50 Meeting Destinations
Wedding Wire Editors Pick 2016
Best Wedding Vendor Bride and Groom 2015

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