Rentals

The grounds of Bennett Place are available to rent for events.  Please contact us to discuss your event details and pricing.

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Our Rental Policy

  • Bennett Place does not have any indoor facilities to rent.
  • Bennett Place is open to the public from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday.

Daytime Rate (during operating hours):

  • Commercial –
    • Theater – not available
    • Picnic Area Only - $75.00
  • Non-profit –
    • Theater – not available
    • Picnic Area Only - $50.00

Evening Rate (after normal operating hours):

  • Commercial –
    • Theater - $150.00
    •  Historic Area Grounds - $500.00
    • Picnic Area Grounds - $100.00
  • Non-profit –
    • Theater - $75.00
    •  Historic Area Grounds - $350.00
    • Picnic Area Grounds - $75.00

Grounds capacity:

minimum number of guests – 35
 maximum number of guests – 250
Theater capacity: minimum number of guests – 10
 maximum number of guests – 40

Maximum time to hold an event/meeting is 3 hours. An additional charge will be incurred
for extended time at the rate of $75.00 per hour.

All rentals require a 50% deposit to reserve a space at least 60 days in advance of the
rental. This is non-refundable and is part of the fee itself. A separate, refundable security
deposit of $75 is also required at the time of the reservation and will be mailed back to
the renter on the next business day following the event if all rules and regulations were
followed. Rental reservation will not be completed until the down payment is submitted.

The remainder of the fee is due at least 15 days before the event. Failure to pay
remainder of fee by this date will result in the cancellation of the scheduled event. 

Payment

Bennett Place Historic Site accepts cash, check, and credit card payments (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. If you wish to pay by check, please make out the check to “Bennett Place State Historic Site”.

Photography Sessions

No fee is charged for photography sessions taken during operating hours but there is a suggested donation of at least $20. All parties are expected to abide by all Historic Sites Rules and Regulations during the photo shoot. Failure to do so will result in immediate termination of photo session. Please call the site at least one week in advance to make sure that no special events or school group tours are being held while you wish to have your photography session.

After hours’ photography sessions, may be held at a rate of $30 per hour. All after hours’ sessions may be booked at least 15 days in advance and scheduling is subject to staff availability. Photo sessions may not be scheduled on days that the site is not open to the public. Payment is due before the session can be held. All parties are expected to abide by all Historic Sites Rules and Regulations during the photo shoot. Failure to do so will result in immediate termination of photo session. 

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