The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest Federal Cultural institution offering beautiful spaces, like the breathtaking Great Hall, the Montpelier Room or Madison Hall for special events on Capitol Hill.
The Great Hall in the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building is a two-story room decorated in the Italian Renaissance style with beautiful murals, mosaics, and vaulted marble ceilings which can accommodate up to 450 people seated and up to 1200 for a reception.
The Montpelier Room in the Library's James Madison Memorial Building is a penthouse-style room on the sixth floor. There are floor-to-ceiling windows and a wrap-around balcony with spectacular views of the U.S. Capitol and the city. 250 seated, 400 standing.
The Madison Hall, in the Library's James Madison Memorial Building, is located on the first floor. This elegant room has high vaulted marble ceilings, inscriptions from Madison's speeches on the walls, and houses a statue of James Madison. 80 seated, 200 standing.
The Mumford Room in the Library's James Madison Memorial Building is located on the sixth floor. This room is ideally suited for a lecture-type seating arrangement for up to 180 people. There is a built-in amplification system in the room. 96 seated, 200 standing.
The Mary Pickford Theater, in the Library's James Madison Memorial Building, is located on the third floor. The theater can accommodate up to 64 for film screenings, lectures, and briefings. The room has a built-in theater screen and a booth with equipment for projecting various formats of media. Small receptions can be held in a foyer located just outside of the theater.