With beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces, the Old Naval Hospital is ideal for all of your events.

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Features & Amenities

  • Natural light from 8-foot windows in an exquisitely restored historic Civil War-era building recognized by “Save America’s Treasures”
  • Modern amenities, including free Wi-Fi, built-in sound system, screens, projectors, and air conditioning
  • Flexible spaces for groups ranging from 10-250, including light-filled breakout rooms
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens, perfect for an outdoor event
  • Green, environmentally friendly building
  • Freedom to choose your own caterer
  • Located on Capitol Hill, one block from the Eastern Market Metro convenient to Reagan National Airport, The Wharf, Navy Yard, and Nats Park.
  • Hill Center is an arts and culture non-profit organization and features a rotating exhibit of artwork by regional artists

View our capacity chart, pricing info, and approved vendors list to learn more.

Djenno Bacvic Photography
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  • Host your party or celebration at Hill Center so you don’t have to host at home!
  • Indoor and outdoor spaces available
  • Our Parties & Celebrations Party Packages feature options for up to 60 guests, perfect for birthday parties, wedding or baby showers, and more!
  • Up to 250 in a standing reception for a family reunion, bar or bat mitzvah, formal or prom

Packages begin at $2800

  • Beautiful gardens for an outdoor wedding ceremony or reception
  • Modern amenities, including Wi-Fi, built in sound system, and AC
  • Packages include eight hours of set-up and tear down
  • Freedom to choose your own licensed caterer
  • Ask us about hosting your Rehearsal Dinner or Wedding Shower!
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  • Natural light filled, flexible meeting and break-out rooms
  • Modern amenities, including A/V and air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Near restaurants & hotels on Barracks Row, Eastern Market, Navy Yard & Waterfront
  • Meets federal guidelines for green meetings
  • Non-profit discount available
  • One block from Eastern Market Metro (blue, orange and silver lines)
Food trucks and lights in the West Plaza

Other Space Rentals

Hill Center is the perfect venue for a wide variety of recurring meetings and organizations who are looking for an ongoing short-term or long-term space rentals. Our state of the art demonstration kitchen is the ideal space for groups to rent for corporate team building exercises. We even offer space for pop-ups and other unique ventures. Whether you are in need of a space daily, weekly, or monthly, we have the room to accommodate your needs.

Past events at Hill Center include:

Meetings – Conferences – Retreats – Working groups – Business meetings – Health seminars – Client meetings – Ongoing long-term or short-term rentals – Corporate trainings – Kitchen rentals – Staff training – Planning meetings – Public meetings – Board meetings – Fundraisers – Lectures – Book signings – Pop-ups – Association and foundation meetings – Forums – Professional development – Teacher trainings and seminars – Open houses and fairs – Weddings – Rehearsal dinners – Engagement parties – Baby showers – Wedding showers – Vow renewals – Family reunions – Birthday parties – Retirement parties – Anniversary celebrations – Bar/Bat Mitzvahs – Bris – Baptism – Celebrations of life – Graduations – Proms and formals – Picnics – Sweet 16 parties – Quinceañera


Hill Center has a wide variety of beautiful indoor and outdoor space for events of all types and sizes. All of the light-filled rooms in our historic venue are flexible and can be set-up to meet your unique needs. Rooms, galleries and even entire floors or wings can be rented individually or pieced together, so whether you’re looking for an intimate business meeting with just a few partners or want to rent the entire Hill Center campus for a large party, our skilled Special Events team will put together the perfect package for your event.

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