Museum Space Rental Opportunities
The Western Museum of Mining & Industry offers an exciting and unique environment to hold special events of all kinds. Our galleries showcase working 19th-century steam engines and make for a spectacular backdrop for dining and receptions.
The museum building is perfect for hosting receptions (both social and corporate), meetings, private parties, conferences and awards dinners. The beautiful 27 acre campus with historic buildings is ideal for weddings or other special events.
Membership discounts apply to all space rental plans.
OUTDOOR RENTAL OPTIONS
The Historic Haybarn is WMMI’s most popular event venue. The main entrance faces West, offering panoramic views of Pikes Peak and the Front Range. With rustic charm, ample parking, and scenic fields in every direction, this space is perfect for larger-scale events like weddings, corporate parties, company picnics and more. Renovations and improvements continue, we will post more photos soon…we invite you to come see this unique space in person.
60' x 38' indoor space, plus dressing/storage room. Capacity 120. Barn doors open both East and West, with cement pad outside East door. $350 per hour/some restrictions apply. You may choose your caterer of choice. Work with our Rental Coordinator to create your perfect special event.
Event Party Tent
EVENT/PARTY TENT (32’ X 16’)
- Multi-use carport style party tent
-Heavy-duty steel frame with rust resistant coating
-Durable water-resistant polyethylene tarpaulin cloth
-2 removable sidewalls and 2 zippered doors
-Spring pin frame design
Create an indoor area while you enjoy our outdoor spaces. The event/party tent provides shelter or a central meeting area for your event. Capacity with side walls in place is 40
Work with our Rental Coordinator for inspiration (and all of the details) to help make your party/event exactly right for you!
Main field area
Reserve the use of our Main Field area with ample space for tents, activities and parking. Ideal for Festivals, Group Activities and more. $1500/ Mon-Thur. $2000 per day Fri-Sun. Contact our Rental Coordinator to help you plan your perfect outdoor event.
Reynolds Ranch (coming soon!)
The Reynolds Ranch House is one of the few remaining 1800's Victorian farmhouses in Colorado. This two story home is being restored to reflect its original glory, at which point it will be available for rental. Check back for updates!
INDOOR RENTAL OPTIONS
The Museum Library can accommodate up to 60 guests and includes conference style table and chair accommodations. This space is ideal for corporate meetings, birthday parties, private parties and a host of other smaller-scale events.
The Library offers a unique and comfortable environment, being surrounded by a wealth of historical books and literature!
The Theater space is located inside the Museum with two separate entrances providing a private area for your event. The theater has full Audio Visual system and chairs which can be moved to meet your requirements.
Main Exhibit Hall
MUSEUM MAIN HALL
Located in the heart of the museum interior, the Main Hall is ideal for smaller-scale events. Ambiance is “gallery-style”— artistic and colorful, surrounded by some of the museum’s most prominent exhibits.
***note that you may reserve a “combination space” using Library, Main Hall, Theater and full exhibit areas. Please speak with our Rental Coordinator to create your perfect event.
|Area Name||Description||Rental Rate||Size & Capacity|
|Museum Library||High, Vaulted Ceilings||$75/hour daytime $150/hr evenings||30' x 30' 60 people|
|Museum Theater||Includes AV equipment||$50/hour daytime $100/hr evening||36' x 11' 30 people|
|Main Exhibit Hall||Loop corridor around Corliss Steam Engine||$200/hr evening||62' x 52' 75 people|
|Museum Hallways and Display areas||Loops around building, separate from Lobby & Library||$150/hr evening||150 people|
Any of the indoor rental areas may be combined. Ask our Rental Coordinator for details and combination prices.
Some of the areas are NOT available when the Museum is open, most have a minimum/maximum number of hours. Please check with our Rental Coordinator for details.
Events and Rentals are expected to end by 10pm unless a written arrangement is made in advance with WMMI staff.
Any 3rd Party on premises should provide evidence of general liability and worker's compensation insurance (if they have employees). The certificate should reflect at least $1,000,000 liability coverage per occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate. The certificate should name WMMI as Additional Insured on all liability policies. Hold harmless wording should be included in your contract or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
Outdoor rentals must plan for restroom facilities. (rent port-o-lets at your expense) Outdoor rentals do not include water, but MAY include limited electricity (110V)
For more information or to plan your event, call Jaime 719-488-0880 or email firstname.lastname@example.org