Museum of Commerce Events

The Museum of Commerce provides a snapshot into life in a 1890s streetscape complete with historic store fronts and artifacts on exhibit. While the space may be busy with action, your event will take center stage. Whether you are planning a wedding reception, luncheon or banquet, corporate party, or concert, this space puts your event dreams into motion. 

For public tours, please visit the Plan Your Visit page. 

Pricing

DayTimePrice
Monday - Thursday
(5-hour booking)
Available beginning at 3pm $600.00, plus tax
Friday - Saturday 
(8-hour booking)
Available beginning at 3pm $1,600.00, plus tax
Sunday 
(8-hour booking)
Available anytime $1,600.00, plus tax

 

Capacity: 

The Museum of Commerce can accommodate 150-175 for seated functions and 200-250 for receptions. Tables and chairs are available for up to 200 guests.

Rental Period:

The Museum of Commerce can be rented for a five hour time block Monday through Thursday and for an eight hour time block Friday through Sunday. For weddings, 1 hour can be used for a rehearsal the day before or a few days before and the other four or seven hours for the ceremony. If available, additional time can be added to the rental for $100.00 per hour.

Equipment:

Booking includes the use of (200) white chairs, (16) five-foot round tables, (12) six-foot rectangular tables, (12) eight-foot rectangular tables, and (6) cocktail tables. Linens are not provided.

The catering prep area includes a standard refrigerator/freezer, ice machine, and hand wash sink. There is no stove, microwave, or other heating appliance. Cooking is not permitted inside the museum.

Booking:

For booking information or to schedule a site visit, please contact our Event Coordinator at HPVEvents@uwf.edu or call 850-595-5985 ext. 107.

 

Picture of a banquet in the Museum of Commerce