This stunning room is perfect for large wedding receptions, meetings, presentations and performances. With soaring ceilings, The Great Hall is ideal for large seated dinners. Clerestory windows rim the ceiling of this spacious room in the upper level of the Museum. The Caterer’s Kitchen is included in the cost of rental.
Seated Dinner: 160
Theater Seating: 200
Approximately 2,585 square feet (not including kitchen, restrooms, and optional additional connecting rooms)
Contact the Director of Special Events at (256) 382-0737 or by email.
*The Weekday Rate pertains to events that begin no earlier than 8 a.m. and end no later than 4 p.m., from Monday through Thursday, excluding holidays. All other events will qualify for the Evening and Weekend Rate. The Weekday Rate is also the rate for non-profits.
**The Evening & Weekend Rate pertains to events that begin no earlier than 8:00 a.m. on Friday, 9:00 a.m. on Saturday and 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, and end no later than 11:00 p.m.
Tables and standard chairs are included in the rental fee along with setup and breakdown. Specialty chairs may be rented.
Viewing of the galleries and special exhibitions may be included.
A baby grand piano is available for rental at an additional cost of $350.
For current rental information, fees, schedules and booking information, please call the Facility Rental Office at (256) 382-0737 or email the Director of Special Events.
Richard-Roper Room photos courtesy of Doug Lighton Photography and Jeff White Photographer