your event can make history

Rent the beautiful Thomas Ballroom at Tyler History Center

events with style

Let Tyler History Center’s knowledgeable and capable staff help make your event a success.

Available for weddings, social or corporate events, birthdays, retirement parties, or company retreats, the Thomas Ballroom at Tyler History Center provides you and your guests with an unforgettable experience as well as the opportunity to support the Historical Society’s educational programs and exhibitions.

Special discounts are available for MVHS members and non-profit organizations.

During the reopening period for Tyler History Center and until further notice, banquet or dinner parties in the Thomas Ballroom on the second floor will be reduced to 72 people at 6’ spaced table seating, and to 72 people for theater-style seating. The capacity for the Christman Gallery on the third floor will be reduced to 15 people at 6’ spaced table seating, and to 25 people for theater-style seating.

  • The Mezzanine level, including restrooms and bar, will be available for rental guests
  • If event guest totals exceed occupancy limits, additional seating times will be added to stagger guest arrival
  • Fok Gallery add-ons to event rentals will be temporarily suspended
  • Dance floors and dancing will be temporarily suspended

Thomas Ballroom and Christman Gallery rentals may be reserved through Sunday, November 1, 2020.

pricing

 Wedding
(includes set up day before)
$1,800
 Friday, Saturday, or Sunday Evening Event $1,400
 Monday-Thursday evening
(5:00 until 10:00 p.m.)
$800
 Daytime up to 6 hours
(ending before 5pm)
$600
First Floor Gallery Add-On
(open the exhibit gallery for one hour at the beginning of your event)
$200

exhibit gallery