Wedding Rental Fees
Basic Rental Fees, which include
- site rental for up to 250 guests
- use of grounds for photography
- staffing charge
- tax-deductible donation to the Museum’s programs
- 90-minute rehearsal
Prices Effective October 1, 2013
Peak Rates: April 1 – October 31
|Ceremony Only (2 hours, weekend daytime only)||$950||$950|
|Ceremony and Reception (6 hours)||$4,000||$3,200|
|Reception Only (5 hours)||$3,700||$2,900|
Off-Peak Rates: November 1 – March 31
|Ceremony Only (2 hours, weekend daytime only)||$850||$850|
|Ceremony and Reception (6 hours)||$2,900||$2,500|
|Reception Only (5 hours)||$2,500||$1,900|
- Non-refundable Booking Deposit (required to secure your date): $1500 (peak or off-peak) for Ceremony and Reception or Reception Only; $500 (peak or off-peak) for Ceremony Only. This amount constitutes a tax-deductible donation to the Museum’s programs. It is applied to the Basic Rental Fees.
- Security Deposit: $1500 (peak) / $1000 (off-peak) for Ceremony and Reception or Reception Only; $1000 (peak) / $500 (off-peak) for Ceremony Only. Refundable if property is left clean and undamaged.
- Liability Insurance: A Certificate of Liability Insurance and General Policy Endorsement with evidence of $1 million limits must be filed with the rental manager 90 days prior to the event.
- $150 for additional 1-hour photo session
- $500 per hour for additional reception time (not to exceed standard closing time for venue)
- Additional fees apply for events with over 300 guests.
- Catering, including alcohol, will be provided by Country Garden Caterers only; party rentals will be provided by Signature Party Rentals only. See our Preferred Vendors page for more information.
- For corporate events, including non-profit hosted events, catering will be provided by Country Garden Caterers only; party rentals will be provided by Signature Party Rentals only. Additional vendor requirements may apply.
- Venue closes at midnight on Friday and Saturday, 10:00 p.m. on other nights.
- Venue allows music or DJ until closing time.
- Large groups (over 250 people) require security guards at renters’ expense.
For non-wedding events, please call for pricing and requirements.
Have a date in mind? Check our Site Use Calendar to see if it’s available.