Visiting Federal

Masons meeting on the level

Are you a traveling Brother?

If you’re a Mason and want to plan a visit to Federal, have your Lodge Secretary contact us to facilitate your visit.

Curious about Freemasonry?

If you’re not a Mason and you have questions, feel free to contact us.

Federal Lodge No. 1 meets 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 details on our Stated Communications and programs. Some meetings are open to non-Masons, some are closed for Masons only.

Lodge Location, Metro & Parking

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

Via Metro:

The building is 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 in the The Lansburgh Building is at 425 8th Street NW Washington DC 20004 (Note: The garage closes at midnight.)
  • Parking entrance is on 8th Street mid-block between D & E Streets.
  • Exit the garage on foot using the 7th Street / Theatre exit. The Lodge is directly across 7th street.