Host Your Event

Make Your Next Event Memorable

The Area’s most unique rental venue

Our second-floor event space features historic charm and a view of the Mississippi River in Muscatine’s most unique rental venue. Previous private events held at the museum include corporate dinners and meetings, baby showers, graduation parties, family reunions, educational talks, and indie music. 

10% discount for museum members, corporate sponsors, and non-profits.

WHAT we provide

  • Space for up to 100 guests at a time

  • Up to 20 round standing cocktail tables – seat 2-4

  • Up to 10 rectangular tables – seat 6

  • Up to 12 round tables – seat 6

  • Chairs for tables

  • Tablecloths (black)

  • You or your caterer may bring your own tablecloths if you have a preferred color.

  • Kitchenette for storing and preparing food

  • BYO beer or wine; can be sold on-site by event; no kegs

  • Multiple outlet drops, including two 220 outlets.

  • Music over speakers available

  • Up to 4 large programmable TVs for slideshows, presentations, or videos

PAYMENTS & Discounts

We accept cash, check, and credit card.

10% discount for museum members 

10% discount for corporate sponsors

10% discount for non-profits


We do not have our own catering services but can make recommendations based on your event’s needs.

If would prefer to bring/prepare your own food, we have a kitchenette you can use to prepare things and a fridge in which you can store food items. They are not Kosher/Hillel certified.


We do not offer flower arrangements, but can recommend these local vendors:


  • Flowers on the Avenue
  • Hy-Vee Floral


  • You can decorate the rental space to your liking, as long as it adheres to fire code and does not damage museum property. 

  • You can also decorate the lobby of the museum to a limited extent.

  • Renters are expected to take out all trash and remove all decorations when the event is done.  


According to state regulations, event holders may bring their own wine, beer, or alcoholic cider for consumption or sale at the event, but cannot have kegs or hard liquor.


117 W. 2nd St
Muscatine, IA 52761

(563) 263-1052

[email protected]