Dining Car

“Dinner in the Diner…”

Get On Board & Let’s Party!

This unique venue can be rented for your Parties, Dinners, Luncheons, Showers, Meetings, and Seminars. Events have been scheduled for guests traveling as far away as 75 miles. The seating capacity of the Dining car is 44. It is air conditioned or heated, as the weather dictates.

Use of the Dining Car must be secured by reservation and contract with the Museum.

RENTAL INFORMATION

Rates:  The Dining Car rental rates are $100.00 per hour with a three (3) hour minimum.   The three (3) hours, includes thirt 930) minutes for set up and thirty (30) minutes for the required clean up. A three (3) hour rental, which is the required minimum, would include two (2) hours for an event and the thirty (30) minute set up and thirty (30) minutes for the required clean up. Resulting in a total charge of $300.00. A six (6) hour rental would include five (5) hours for an event and the thirty (30) minute set up and thirty (30) minutes for the required clean up. Resulting in a total charge of $600.00.

A $300.00 deposit is required for all rentals. Deposit will be returned after the event except in the case of damages and/or if additional cleaning is required.

Each renter should inspect the Dining Car prior to event occupancy, with the agent, pointing out any existing damages. The agent will also point out existing damages, which the renter will not be responsible for. It is the intent of the museum to collect for actual damages caused by the renters, not ordinary wear and tear.

Evening Rates:   After four (4) PM, the hourly rate will increase to $125.00 per hour.

A three (3) hour rental, which is the required minimum, would include two (2) hours for an event and the thirty (30) minute set up and thirty (30) minutes for the required clean up. Resulting in a total charge of $375.00.

A rental starting at one (1) PM lasting until eight (8) PM would include seven (7) hours for the event and the thirty (30) minute set up and thirty (30) minutes for the required clean up. Resulting in a charge of $800.00. $300.00 for the first three (3) hours and $500.00 for the remaining four (4) hours.

501C-3 Non-Profits will be given a twenty (20) percent discount from these rates. Does not apply to deposit.

Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on museum property.

OPENING TIMES

** WINTER HOURS **
Labor Day to Memorial Day
Mon, Thurs, and Fri -- 12p - 4p
Sat 10a - 4p
Sun, 12p - 4p
Winter and Spring Break
Tue & Wed -- 12p - 4p

** SUMMER HOURS **
Memorial Day to Labor Day
Mon - Fri -- 11a - 4p
Sat -- 10a - 4p
Sun -- 12p - 4p

UPCOMING EVENTS