Smoking is not permitted
in any area of the museum. Persons wishing to do so must exit the building
and proceed to a designated area. Sand urns will be provided for smoking
Decorations must be free
standing. No decorations, signs, etc. may be hung from or on walls,
woodwork, stairways, pictures, windows, light fixtures or ceilings in the
Live plants are allowed
for decorations. The plants must be in a pot or vase with a drip pan
underneath. The live plants are not to be placed in the windowsills.
Candles are allowed as
decorations but may not be lit. Only sterno will be allowed for heating food
in chafing dishes.
Rental parties are
responsible for providing their own electrical extension cords.
Food is only allowed in
the basement area.
Coasters or napkins are
required under any beverage container if placed on woodwork or furniture.
If rental parties wish to
tour the museum, there will be an additional fee.
No pets are allowed inside
the museum. Pets are allowed on the grounds, but must be on a leash,
supervised, and cleaned up after.
Alcohol beverages are
allowed for private functions, but a special permit must be obtained from
the Alcohol Beverage Control Board. Park personnel will have the necessary
information on how to obtain an ABC License. A copy of the permit must be
submitted to the park staff before the event is held.
The renter will be
provided with a clean facility. It is the renter's responsibility to return
the facility in a like manner. The renter must supply all supplies and
equipment necessary to clean the facility. The renter is also responsible
for the removal of all decorations and garbage from the facility.
Music and entertainment
must be kept at an acceptable noise level.
There is parking available
for unloading. Vehicles should be moved prior to event. The parking is
limited to street parking. We suggest that groups may wish to car pool to
The park phone is
available for emergencies only. Please contact a park employee in the event
of an emergency.
The renter is liable for
damages to the museum and Victorian Parlor. The renter is also responsible
for damages incurred by his or her guest or contract labor such as caterers,
florist and/or decorators. Cost of repairs or replacement will be charged to
All Virginia State Park
Regulations apply to all events. For a copy of the regulations, please call
or stop by the museum.