How many guest can the Museum accommodate?

The Museum can host 100 guests for an indoor event, and up to 400 guests for an indoor/ outdoor event.  Numbers may vary depending on event set-up. 

Can I bring in caterers for my event?

The museum has a list of caterers that are approved to work in the historic structure. 

Will I need to rent my own tables and chairs?

The Museum has a stock of tables, bars, and chairs that you will have access to.  Renters are welcome to bring in additional tables and chairs if they wish.

We have: 20 cocktail tables, 2 bars, 12 bar stools, 25 chairs, and 3 tables

Can I sell or distribute alcohol at my event?

Yes, if all necessary permits are procured.  Our approved vendors will make this easy to do. 

How do I reserve a date for my event?

A 50% deposit is needed to reserve your date.  The balance of the fee is due 10 days prior to event. 

What happens if I need to cancel or reschedule my event?

If a deposit has been made, up to 35% will be refunded if the event is cancelled 2 weeks prior to the date of the event.  If a renter wishes to reschedule, the full deposit can be applied to a new date depending on availability.   

What time does my event need to end?

All events must have an end time of no later than 10pm.  All guests and  venders must be out of the building and clean-up must completed by 11pm.  Renters will be charged $100 fee for every hour after 11pm that they are still in the building. 

Do I have to rent the entire museum?

No, we have multiple options available for renting our building and our grounds.  We will work with you to create the perfect custom package for your event.

What does it cost?

Please contact William Hazel, william@vbsrm.org, for pricing information and options.