Party Rentals

Party Rentals

Party Packages

Come celebrate in the Wilson-Durbin House – a large, bright multi-purpose room overlooking the river (near the Erector Set & Discovery Campground).  All party rentals include:

  • Museum admission for the entire day for all guests!
  • Private accommodations for 1-1/2 hours in a party room

Small Party: Up to 15 guests
$125 Members / $150 Nonmembers

Medium Party: Up to 30 guests
$225 Members / $250 Nonmembers

Large Party: Up to 45 guests
$325 Members / $350 Nonmembers

Party Details…

  • Guests include adults and children (up to two hosts and guest of honor are free)
  • Room reservation time includes set-up and clean-up time.
  • Reservations are subject to room availability.
  • $25 for each additional half hour (subject to availability).
  • Museum provides tables, chairs, white table linens, and access to refrigerator/freezer.
  • $25 non-refundable deposit required for reservation*.
  • Balance due no later than 7 days prior to party.

NEW!  Party Add-ons!

Birthday Gift in gift bag: $15

  • Option 1: Gilbert House T-Shirt
  • Option 2: Gilbert House water bottle
  • Option 3: Gilbert House stuff animal in sweatshirt hoodie

Party Favors for Guests: $5/guest, max 15

  • Favor bags include: 1 custom bubbles, 1 GHCM pencil, & 1 GHCM wristband

Popcorn Machine Rental:

  • $15/ 8 oz. bag of kernels; 10 popcorn serving bags
  • $5/ additional 8 oz. kernels
  • Will be popped by an employee for your convenience

Interested in a custom birthday cake?  Roth’s Fresh Markets will take your custom orders.

To Schedule Or Inquire About Parties:

Please Contact: Rentals Coordinator at (503) 371-3631 or, or use form below.

*Refunds based on days prior to party. 7-day cancellation notice for a full party refund minus deposit; at least a 3-day cancellation notice is required for a 50% refund minus deposit. There is no refund for a cancellation notice of less than 3 days.

In the event of a Museum closure, you will be contacted by phone on the day of your party and have the option of either rescheduling or requesting a full refund.

Birthday Information Request

Use this form to request birthday party information. It does NOT book your party or guarantee any dates or times.
  • Your first choice for a party date. Availability of a date is not guaranteed until party is scheduled with Rentals Coordinator and deposit is paid.