Facility Use Available for Parties, Conferences or Special Events
Event Planners, you may find The Veterans Museum a perfect setting for your special event; Retirement Ceremony, Dinner Party, Mixer, Wedding or Reception, Memorial Service, Funeral, Meetings, Conference or Seminar. Our museum offers facility use for your event in a beautiful and historical setting.
Many of our event rooms are available day or night. Ask our event director for specific details about scheduling your event at the Veterans Museum & Memorial Center. Please contact us for an estimated facility use required donation quote.
Before you finalize your plans, take a tour of the museum.
1) Main Chapel
The Main Chapel is an ideal and beautiful setting for virtually any event. The theater or orchestra style seating capacity is for 150 guests. Table seating with 14 round tables and up to 8 persons per table for a maximum of 112 guests. A standing reception will accommodate 250 guests. Audio/Visual needs can be added for an additional donation
Our featured special exhibit gallery is a wonderful addition for a main chapel event. The gallery space is perfect for beverage service area or a small buffet
3)Military Women's History Room
This room is ideal for smaller group meetings or an additional space use with the main chapel for your dinner buffet with the adjoining kitchen. The Women's Military History Room can accommodate up to 30 people.
4)Lower Level Meeting Room
The lower level of The Veterans Museum provides an additional area with all the amenities of the Main Chapel on a smaller scale. This area can be utilized with theater style seating for up to 75 guests or 9 round tables with 6 guests per table for 54. Audio/Visual needs can be added for an additional donation.
VMMC Facility Use FAQ's
How can I schedule my event at the Veterans Museum & Memorial Center?
Please call 619-239-2300 Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 - 4:00, or email inquiries to [email protected]
Ask the VMMC event director to assist you with scheduling your event. Appointments scheduled with our event director are encouraged to finalize your event set-up needs.
Will security staff be available?
Yes. VMMC Security Personnel is required for before and after regular business hours.
Is a deposit required?
Yes, to secure the date for your event, a $150 refundable deposit is requested. Deposit are refundable within 30 days PRIOR to clients' event date.
What can the VMMC provide for your event or meeting?
We will provide you with the room(s) or your choice if available on your requested date. We will provide facility events set-up with chairs, tables or audio/visual needs per client specifications.
Will you provide catering?
No, since we offer an open catering policy. We certainly can provide you with a great selection of caterers familiar with the museum.
Will you decorate for my event?
Since our museum is already decorated with history, we offer very limited decorations. But our clients are allowed to decorate for their event as long as it doesn't effect our museum's displays set-up. Please schedule time prior to your event start time to prepare for decorating. Confetti are prohibited in the museum.
Will you provide a cleaning service?
No, clients are responsible for leaving the museum clean. The museum staff will provide trash container and bags. Event trash disposal: All trash must be bagged and placed on the west side landing for disposal. An additional donation will be requested for all trash disposed of by the museum.