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The Great Hall

The Great Hall, accentuated with late-nineteenth-century architectural highlights, was the reception area where President Lincoln and Mrs. Lincoln greeted guests attending the second inaugural ball.  The hand-laid encaustice tille floor, curving double staircase, and soaring vaulted ceilings are sure to captivate guests.

Seated Dinner: 300  |  Reception: 366

To inquire about availability, please complete an Event Inquiry Form.
Or contact our Office of Special Events at (202) 633-8111 or NPGHostAnEvent@si.edu.

 

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    Great Hall

  • Great Hall undecorated

    Great Hall

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    Great Hall

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    Great Hall

  • Great Hall with elegant table settings

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