Visit the Institute
Experience democracy at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. As soon as you step inside the Institute, you are greeted as a U.S. Senator. You’ll interact with a variety of digital exhibits related to the Senate’s history, explore replicas of the U.S. Senate Chamber and Senator Kennedy’s Washington, D.C. Russell Senate office, and take part in a live vote on the Senate floor. You’ll learn about the work that Senators really do and practice the skills needed to be successful.
Book a private event
A space like no other. The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate offers a unique venue for private events. The innovative, 68,000-square-foot Institute is complete with a full-scale replica of the United States Senate Chamber and a range of digital screens and projection areas that enable each event to be customized and distinct.
The heart and soul of the Institute is its breathtaking full-scale representation of the U.S. Senate Chamber in Washington, D.C. surrounded by three fully digital galleries and the grand lobby. Additionally, the Institute has three studio classrooms.
The Institute’s space features three walls with 22 high-resolution projectors along with digital screens in the lobby and U.S. Senate Chamber. Clients have the option of further enhancing a customized experience with videos, photos, and logos in the event design. The Institute’s team of technical professionals has created collateral to help aid in clients creating their own content for customizing their own event and are available to consult on audiovisual details.
The Institute can host events for 20 to 1,000 people.