James J. Hill Center

80 W. Fourth St. St. Paul


  • 8 to 300 guests

With James J. Hill Center’s grand Reading Room and intimate Great Northern Room, there’s a space for all event types and sizes. The Reading Room has capacity for up to 300 guests and features soaring ceilings, iconic columns, and shelves of books lining the mammoth, multistoried walls. Various layouts, equipment, and A/V rental are available for the space. The Great Northern Room is a smaller conference room suitable for meetings of up to 14 people. The room features Wi-Fi and a flat-screen smart TV, and the oval conference table and leather executive chairs are complemented with wood accents and a commanding portrait of railroad baron James J. Hill, the center’s namesake.