Special Event Space Rental Information

Make your special day a one of a kind experience for you and your guests. The Fire Museum of Memphis offers numerous options for your business meeting, anniversary party, wedding, or any other type of celebration you are planning.  Hold your Special Event in the Banquet Room, Downstairs Party Room, or the Courtyard or a combination of any of these areas and for the biggest of events, you can rent all three areas.  If you would like to inquire about renting one of our event areas you can call the Fire Museum at (901)636-5650 or Click Here to be directed to our Event Rental Request.

 

Important Information

  • If alcoholic beverages are to be served, bartender or caterer must be licensed to serve alcohol.
  • The museum DOES NOT have a license to serve alcoholic beverages.
  • Red Door Members must make all arrangements, pay deposit/fee, and be in attendance at event to receive discount.
  • Museum is not responsible for clean up of facility.
  • Table cloths available for an extra charge.

Banquet Room – 2nd Floor

  • 3,500 sq. ft.
  • Maximum Capacity 200 people
  • Tables and chairs to seat 120 people
  • Table cloths available for extra rental charge of $8.00 each

 

After hours and weekend rental costs:

  • $1,800 For 4 hours - $900 due at time of booking
  • $2,000 For 6 hours - $1,000 due at time of booking (Does not include set up time) Set up can be done the day before if the room is available. $500 Nonrefundable cleaning fee required before the event.

All parties must conclude by midnight. Any party that goes past midnight will be charged $250 per half hour.

 

Weekday Business Meeting Rental:

  • $500 For 4 hours - $250 due at time of booking
  • $700 For 6 hours - $350 due at time of booking
  • $250 Nonrefundable cleaning fee required before the event

 

Items available with the room:

  • Podium with Microphone
  • Caterer’s Kitchen
  • A/V Equipment

 


Party Room – 1st Floor

Party Room - 1st Floor (middle picture)

Maximum Capacity 80 people

Tables and chairs to seat 80 people

Table cloths available for extra rental charge of $8.00 each

 

After hours and weekend rental costs:

  • $800 For 4 hours - $400 due at time of booking
  • $1,000 For 6 hours - $500 due at time of booking (Includes set up time) .
  • $500 Nonrefundable cleaning fee required before the event.

 

All parties must conclude by midnight. Any party that goes past midnight will be charged $250 per half hour.

 

Items available with the room

  • Podium with Microphone
  • Caterer’s Kitchen
  • A/V Equipment

 


 

Birthday Area - 2nd Floor

  • Maximum Capacity 20 people
  • Tables and chairs to seat 20 people
  • Table for Food and Beverages
  • Table for Gifts

 

Party packages vary by price.

Please see Birthday Party Brochure for more information.

 


 

Courtyard – Outside

  • Maximum Capacity - 150
  • 4 Hour rental and 6 hour rental available
  • Fire Museum does not supply tables and chairs
  • Only available after museum regular business hours.
  • Set up time is not included in the rental time.
  • Set up can start up to one hour before the event, but not before the Museum's business hours are over.

 

Costs:

  • 4 Hour rental: $650 with a $325 deposit required at the time of booking.
  • 6 Hours rental: $975 with a $475 deposit required at the time of booking
  • Clean-up and Security fee (required a week before the event): $400
  • Museum 1910 building open during event: $100
  • Both buildings open during event: $200

*Red Door Members will receive a 25% discount off the quoted price for event rental.  Red Door members must make all arrangements, pay the fee, and be in attendance at the event to receive a discount.

*Prices are subject to change without notice. Clean condition is determined by the Fire Museum of Memphis' Administration. 

 

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