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President Lincoln's Cottage

Now Open- President Lincoln's Cottage Interiors and Exhibits

Now open for self-guided, timed-entry tours! Safety precautions are in place, and social distancing is required.

Located on a picturesque hilltop on the grounds of the historic Soldiers’ Home in Northwest Washington, DC, President Lincoln’s Cottage offers a unique, historic, and award-winning setting for special events. This beloved home was used by the Lincoln family and served as an important entertaining venue during the Civil War. While in residence, Lincoln visited with wounded soldiers, spent time with self-emancipated men women and children, and developed the Emancipation Proclamation. Today, the Cottage, its surrounding grounds, and an array of adjacent historic buildings are available to the public for the first time. Proceeds from your event help preserve this National Monument and National Historic Landmark.

Our offerings include ample free parking, handicap accessibility, museum staff/event coordination, and discounts for nonprofit and government groups.

  • A/V Equipment
  • Easels
  • Flip Chart
  • Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Group Minimum
  • ADA Compliant
  • Guided tours available
  • Motor Coach/Bus Parking
  • Private Tour
  • Educational Programming
  • ADA compliant
  • Green/LEED Certified
  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Currently Open for Business
  • Modified Hours
Largest Meeting Room Details

Capacity, Banquet-style: 750, Capacity, Classroom-style: 25, Capacity, Theatre-style: 250

Meeting Space Details

Inside Reception Capacity: 1500

Distance to Metro

1 Miles

Distance to Conv Center

3 Miles



Nearby Landmarks

U.S. Capitol

Attraction Rates

$12 to $30

Length of Tour

1-2 Hours

Min to Airport


Metro Station

Georgia Avenue-Petworth





Metro Line

Green, Yellow

Website for "Health & Safety Policy"
Reservation Requirements

Reservations Required

Employee Safety Requirements

Mask Required

Visitor Safety Requirements

Mask Required


140 Rock Creek Church Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20011
United States

(202) 829-0436
Meeting Space
Dimensions (ft.)
Total Sq. Ft.
Ceiling Height (ft.)
Reception Capacity
Theater Capacity
Banquet Capacity
Classroom Capacity
  • President Lincoln's Cottage
  • Tent Lawn
  • Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center
  • Governor's Mansion
  • Stanley Chapel
  • Rose Chapel
  • x
  • x
  • x
  • x
  • x
  • x
  • 250
  • 1500
  • 120
  • 100
  • 75
  • 1500
  • 60
  • 50
  • 250
  • 110
  • 120
  • 750
  • 36
  • 60
  • 50
  • 36
  • 32
  • 55

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