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Heritage Ballroom Room A

Room Size: 1,680 sq. ft.

Seating Capacity: 96 guests*

Rental Includes: Use of Heritage Ballroom A with up to 12 – 60” round banquet tables with 8 chairs per table, 3 – 8’ banquet tables and access to the Outdoor Patio and Heritage Center Main Gallery.

Monday – Friday

Facility Rental Fee

     9:00am – 5:00pm

     $675.00

     5:00pm – 11:00pm

     $775.00

Saturday

     9:00am – 6:00pm

     $1,025.00

     6:00pm – 11:00pm

     $1,150.00

Sunday

     9:00am – 6:00pm

     $575.00

     6:00pm – 11:00pm

     $675.00

* Seating capacity does not include additional space needed for food or beverage service tables. Your room may need to be upgraded to a larger space for comfortable accommodation.

Heritage Ballroom Room B

Room Size: 800 sq. ft.

Seating Capacity: 32 guests*

Rental Includes: Use of Heritage Ballroom B with up to 4 – 60” round banquet tables with 8 chairs per table, 2 – 8’ banquet tables and access to the Outdoor Patio and Heritage Center Main Gallery.

Monday – Friday

Facility Rental Fee

     9:00am – 5:00pm

     $450.00

     5:00pm – 11:00pm

     $550.00

Saturday

     9:00am – 6:00pm

     $650.00

     6:00pm – 11:00pm

     $750.00

Sunday

     9:00am – 6:00pm

     $350.00

     6:00pm – 11:00pm

     $450.00

* Seating capacity does not include additional space needed for food or beverage service tables. Your room may need to be upgraded to a larger space for comfortable accommodation.

Heritage Ballroom A & B

Room Size: 2,480 sq. ft.

Seating Capacity: 160 guests*

Rental Includes: Use of Heritage Ballroom A and B with up to 20 – 60” round banquet tables with 8 chairs per table, 4 – 8’ banquet tables and access to the Outdoor Patio and Heritage Center Main Gallery.

Monday – Friday

Facility Rental Fee

     9:00am – 5:00pm

     $775.00

     5:00pm – 11:00pm

     $1,000.00

Saturday

     9:00am – 6:00pm

     $1,125.00

     6:00pm – 11:00pm

     $2,075.00

Sunday

     9:00am – 6:00pm

     $675.00

     6:00pm – 11:00pm

     $875.00

* Seating capacity does not include additional space needed for food or beverage service tables. Your room may need to be upgraded to a large space for comfortable accommodation.

Historic Campus Outdoor Rental

During warmer months, the Gilmore Car Museum can host an event of virtually any size outdoors while your guests take in the nostalgic beauty of the Museum’s Historic Campus.

Historic Campus

Facility Rental Fee

     Up to 500 Guests

     $2,200.00

     Over 500 Guests

     $2,600.00

* Additional fees will apply for tent, table, audio visual and chair rentals. Please discuss this option with our staff for more information and quotes specific to your event. The Museum is open to the public and will not be exclusively available to your group.

Automotive Heritage Center Multimedia Room

Seating Capacity: 60 guests – Theater Style Arrangement

Rental Fee: $95.00 per hour or $650.00 per day

1941 Blue Moon Diner

Seating Capacity: 34 guests

Rental Fee: $250.00 for two (2) hours; additional hours are $125 per hour

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Fridays after 5:00pm / Weekends after 6:00pm

  • Rental fee does not include food and beverage
  • An 18% gratuity will be added to your final invoice

1941 Custard Window

Custard Window open for your special events

Rental Fee: $100 for two (2) hours; additional hours are $75 per hour

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Fridays after 5:00pm/ Weekends after 6:00pm

  • Rental fee does not include food and beverage
  • An 18% gratuity will be added to your final invoice

Additional Services (not included in the above)*

  • Museum Touring
  1. Heritage Center and Connecting Galleries (250 vehicles): $275.00 per hour*
  2. Full Museum & Historic Campus (400 vehicles): $375.00 per hour*
  3. Ride the Classics- Tour the Museum campus in one of our classic cars $125 per half hour
  4. Model T Driving Experience- Rates based on availability $125 per person
  5. Vault Tours- Behind the scenes tours of our collection: $275 per hour

*Please note that these museum tours are self-guided. For smaller groups, we also offer a per person group rate for touring.

  • Linens

Table linens are not included in the facility rental and cost will be determined by the number of tables needed specifically for your event. Museum staff can provide a linen quote and ordering information.

  • George Steck & Co. Grand Piano

For indoor events in the Heritage Ballrooms $75.00

  • Vehicle Removal
    Please refer to the museum staff for a price quote

*Please also refer to equipment rental inventory list

For more information, please contact:
Ashley Wendland, Events & Beverages Manager
269-671-5089, Ext. 20 / Events@GilmoreCarMuseum.org