Last admission into the museum is at 3:30pm

Rental Agreement Liability Waiver

  • Rental includes only the area designated as the Fire Museum of Memphis (FMOM) Birthday Party Area and includes set-up and clean-up times.
  • Birthday Parties are set up for a total of 20 guests. All guests above the initial 20 will be charged at a rate of $5 per person, regardless of age.
  • Renters shall be at least 21 years of age and shall be present during the ENTIRE event. The person signing the rental agreement will be considered the responsible party in case of damage, theft, or disturbances during the rental event. The Renter is responsible for the actual cost of repairs for any and all damages to facilities or grounds during the rental event. Up to a 30% administrative charge may be assessed in addition to the cost for repairs.
  • If Renter does not arrive at the designated time, FMOM Staff will not be responsible for allowing the party to go past it’s intended time period.
  • Renter is responsible for the supervision and control of the individuals attending the birthday party, to prevent injury and ensure safety before, during and after use of the facility. FMOM Staff reserve the right to intervene if it is deemed that birthday party supervision is inadequate. This intervention includes but is not limited to: asking those causing the disruption to leave the museum, requiring that the entire party leave the museum with NO REFUND, or any other such action that the Birthday Manager deems necessary.
  • There may be other guests in the museum during your party, so please be respectful of the other guests visiting the Museum.
  • The Museum is a unique community space tasked with storing and displaying our community heritage. Running and/or excessive horseplay in the Museum, is not allowed.
  • Additional equipment brought in by the renter must be pre-approved by the FMOM.
  • Decorations may not be attached to walls, windows, ceilings, etc.
  • Rice, birdseed, confetti, or glitter is not permitted inside or on the ground of the Fire Museum of Memphis.
  • Use of candles or any other types of open flames, other than those on the birthday cake, are strictly forbidden.
  • The use of or consumption of any alcoholic beverages during Birthday Parties where minors are present is strictly forbidden. If alcohol is found to be present, the entire party will be cancelled immediately and there will be NO REFUND.
  • Any additional materials brought by the Renter, including food and beverages, decorations and miscellaneous materials must be removed at the conclusion of the birthday party. The FMOM is not responsible for items left behind.
  • The Renter must sufficiently, and to the satisfaction of the Birthday Manager, clean the Birthday Party Area of any paper, food spilled on the floor or tables, drinks spilled on the floor or tables, paper, party favors, balloons or other brought in party favors/refreshments. Renters who refuse to clean up after their party will be assessed a $150 cleaning fee before leaving the museum.
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