If you are interested in having a public or private event at the Museum, please use the form linked below to request renting any space. After submitting this form, a staff member will contact you within five to seven business days. Please note we do not host weddings or wedding receptions, birthday parties, rehearsal dinners, class reunions, proms, fraternity/sorority events, tweekly or monthly meetings for outside organizations, or fundraisers for external organizations (including political fundraisers). Questions? Please contact our marketing department at 309-827-0428 or by clicking here.

Governor Fifer Courtroom

The historic Governor Fifer Courtroom, located on the second floor of the Museum, is synonymous with elegance and history.

This well preserved jewel, with its high ceilings, marble, and period fixture is an ideal space to host a special event. The courtroom offers approximately 1,900 sq. ft. of space and can be configured in a variety of settings. Auditorium seating will comfortably seat 120.

Town of Normal Classroom

Situated on the third floor overlooking Jefferson Street, the Town of Normal Classroom serves as an ideal meeting and small program space. It can also be utilized for conference break-out sessions and seats up to 30 people.

Facilities are available weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Special rates available for not-for-profit organizations.