General Policy Statement

The Kirkman House Museum (KHM), when not in use for museum sponsored or co-sponsored activities, will be made available for a fee to groups for events and activities consistent with the rules and regulations of the Kirkman House Museum and the State of Washington. KHM will not be made available to any group or organization that promotes discrimination, or has a record of discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, marital status, age, sexual orientation, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability. Permission to use the facility does not constitute an endorsement of a group's philosophies, policies or beliefs.

KHM reserves the option to adjust fees depending on the complexity or staff requirements of the event.

The House and grounds accommodate up to:
200 – Grounds
40 – Theater seating inside parlors
24 – Dinner seating one table
40 – Dinner seating using multiple tables between rooms
75 – Standing Reception

DEFINITIONS:
Renters: In accordance with Washington State and KHM, rental rates vary by renter definition. They are:
Private: a gathering of a private organization or individual(s) for social or business purposes.
Non-profit: a gathering of a non-profit organization for social or business purposes.
Government: a gathering of a government organization or agency for the purpose of conducting government business.
Facility Fee: The fee charged for use of a facility. Rental occupancy exceeding the scheduled rental time will be charged in 60-minute increments, always rounding up to the full 60-minute increment.
Staff Fee: The fee charged for staffing the facility to accommodate a rental, beyond the regular facility fee, if needed. To be determined by the Rental Coordinator.
Rental Coordinator: The board member assigned to coordinate the event.

Museum and grounds are available for rent 8am to 10pm.

RENTAL RATES:

FEES FOR MEETINGS/RETREATS/REUNIONS/RECEPTION:
Private Rental
House: $25 / hour; 2 hr minimum
House & Grounds: $50 / hour; 2 hr minimum
Guided tour available: $5 per person

Non-Profit
guided tour available
House: $20 / hour; 2 hr minimum
House & Grounds: $40 / hour; 2 hr minimum
Guided tour available: $5 per person

FEES FOR WEDDINGS*:
Weddings & Receptions $500 / day + $25 per hour per staff person
Available 8am to 10pm, 1 or 2 staff for inside event, 2 for outside

ADDITIONAL FEES:
Guided Tours:  $5 each
Table Rental:  $5 each
Table sizes available:  4-6ft, 1-8ft, 1-5ft, 2-4ft
Table Cloths:  $5 each
Limited amount of dinnerware glassware and flatware available at no charge
An additional $100 per day fee will be charged if the event is held during normal museum hours that require the museum to be closed to the public.

A Cleaning Deposit of $100 is due fourteen (14) days prior to event.  If renter complies with policy regarding cleaning and damages, deposit will be refunded.  A walk through will be completed no later than two days after event, including the Rental Coordinator or his/her designee and the renter.

If you are interested in renting the museum for your an event please download and review the entire policy before calling.

COMPLETE RENTAL POLICY

When You Visit

The museum is open on Wednesday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm and on Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm. It is also open by appointment.

Admission is $7 per person or $25 for a household. Admission is free to all NARM and ROAM members. Kirkman House is also a Blue Star Museum that welcomes current servicemen, armed forces veterans and their families.