About Federal

Are you a traveling brother?

Curious about Freemasonry?

Visit Federal Lodge No. 1 on the second and fourth Mondays of each month (except August). Dinner and fellowship are served at 6:30pm. We tile lodge at 7:30 pm.

Please visit our events page for more details about our Stated Communications and programs. Some meetings are open to non-Masons, some are closed for Masons only.

Meetings are held at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) Building, 419 7th Street NW, Washington DC.

Read about our Lodge’s 232 year history.

Map, Metro & Parking Information

Via Metro:

The building is readily accessible by Metro at the following stops:

  • Gallery Place/Chinatown (Red, Green & Yellow Lines) (7th & G Streets – 1.5 blocks)
  • Archives, Naval Memorial, Penn Quarter (Yellow & Green Lines) (7th & D Streets – 1 block)
  • Metro Center (Red, Blue & Orange Lines) (12th & G Streets – 5 blocks)

Parking Information:

  • Metered street parking is available on most neighboring streets.
  • Garage Parking is available at:
    • Colonial Parking
    • The Lansburgh Building (and for the Lansburgh Theatre) (Note: The garage closes at midnight.)
    • 425 8th Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20004
    • Parking entrance for the garage is on 8th Street mid-block between D & E Streets.
    • Exit the garage using the 7th Street/Theatre exit. The lodge is directly across 7th street.
  • Be Green! Take Metro or Ride Share!