President Lincoln's Cottage

140 Rock Creek Church Rd NW, Washington, DC 20011 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About President Lincoln's Cottage

President Lincoln’s Cottage is a historic museum and wedding venue located in the heart of Washington, D.C. The venue is an 1842 Gothic Revival mansion that features both history and charm. Located adjacent to President Lincoln’s Cottage is the Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center, a stunning Beaux Arts-style museum with ample entertaining space. For an unforgettable wedding day filled with rich history, look no further than President Lincoln’s Cottage!

Facilities and Capacity

This venue is the perfect celebration for parties big and small. For intimate gatherings of up to 40 people, utilize the venue’s veranda space. The outstretched lawn makes for a perfect ceremony setting while guests gaze up at the mansion in the backdrop. The venue’s most popular wedding option, with space for up to 200 guests, is the tenting option.

Services Offered

President Lincoln’s Cottage offers a variety of wedding day services depending on which package and event space you choose. From table and chair rentals to multimedia capabilities and more, the team at President Lincoln’s Cottage will go above and beyond to make sure you’re set up for success. When you book with this historic wedding venue, you’ll have complete access to the venue’s bridal and groom rooms as you relax and prepare for your big day to begin. Services include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Bridal suite
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Décor
  • Multimedia capabilities
  • Venue tours for all wedding guests
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access

Location

President Lincoln’s Cottage is located in Northwestern Washington, D.C. This historic site fits right in with the history and charm that the District has to offer.

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Cori · Married on 04/13/2019

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    Magical, Cottage and Sahand!!!

    I fell in love with President Lincoln's Cottage the minute it popped up into my google search. It had everything we were looking for and more that we didn't know we needed. From the time of our first visit to the cottage up until our wedding this past week, we were welcomed with open arms. This is one of the most magical, cute, charming and overall historic places I've gotten to encounter. I was a history major and my parents are both retired military; so the venue itself felt like fate.

    Sahand (the venue coordinator here) is the best person in the world to work with. He is attentive and cares about your wedding and ensuring your vision and the cottage work together. His excitement about our Harry Potter themed wedding got us so amped up.

    If you are considering this place as your wedding venue, you will not find better people to work with. Don't hesitate or think too hard, go with your initial instinct and you won't be steered in the wrong direction. Thank you Sahand and the President Lincoln's Cottage Family. You guys are absolutely the best.

    Sent on 04/18/2019
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    Brittany · Married on 03/09/2019

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    Home Sweet Home

    The Cottage is historic and is an amazing location. My wife and I have a great relationship with the Cottage. The venue is unique and holds a special place in our hearts. I highly recommend you put The Cottage on your list for any event.

    Sent on 04/26/2019

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President Lincoln's Cottage FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Event Planning, Parking, Tables
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building, Mansion, Museum
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Chairs, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Tables
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Dub C DJs
    Dub C DJs Wedding DJs

    This venue is spectacular and is conveniently located on beautiful plot of land right in the District of Columbia. Their staff is top notch and our DJ Tamara greatly enjoyed working with their events coordinator Sahand who was on his A-game throughout the event.

  • Catering by Seasons
    Catering by Seasons Wedding Caterers

    A hidden gem from DCs historic past. A beautiful venue! We enjoy working with them.

  • DJ Q
    DJ Q Wedding DJs

    I have worked several events here and I must say the staff is incredible! Friendly, helpful, and passionate about making their guests feel special. This is a beautiful venue with some of the deepest rooted history in the country! It has been an honor to be a part of the very special events they hold. If you are looking for one of a kind venue, and a wonderful staff, pay a visit to Lincoln's Cottage

Map

  • 140 Rock Creek Church Rd NW Washington, District of Columbia, 20011 See on map
    202-733-6138 (Phone number)
    2028290436 (Other Phone Number)

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