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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT - Beginning in January 2018, the Mr. & Mrs. L. Dudley Walker Lecture Hall will be available for use by outside organizations during business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Monday through Friday free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. The room must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance by contacting Cindy Gray at 276-634-4150 or cindy.gray@vmnh.virginia.gov.

The Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville offers a variety of rental space for events, meetings and other gatherings. It is both a unique and ideal host for wedding receptions, holiday parties, conferences, meetings, and much more. Whether your needs require a small meeting place or the entire museum facility, VMNH has a package sure to suit your needs. From the Walker Lecture Hall to The Harvest Foundation of the Piedmont Hall of Ancient Life to education classrooms, the museum offers a unique hosting opportunity that will fit your needs.

Inquiries & Reservations

To book an event at the Virginia Museum of Natural History, please contact Cindy Gray at 276-634-4150 or cindy.gray@vmnh.virginia.gov to discuss your needs, expectations and requirements.  

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Evening (after 5 p.m.) Rental Packages

Mr. & Mrs. L. Dudley Walker Lecture Hall Package
Capacity: 100 People (Lecture Style); 90 (reception style); 64 people (table seating style)
Square Feet: 925
Fee:  $250 for Friday or Saturday;  $150 Monday through Thursday

The Harvest Foundation of the Piedmont Hall of Ancient Life
Capacity: 96 people (seated)
Square Feet: 3,300 plus the adjoining patio area
Fee:  $500 for Friday or Saturday;  $350 Monday through Thursday

All Facilities Package
Fee:  $750 for Friday or Saturday
This package includes The Harvest Foundation of the Piedmont Hall of Ancient Life, the Mr. and Mrs. L. Dudley Walker Hall, and the museum grounds. 

Day (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Monday-Friday Packages

Mr. & Mrs. L. Dudley Walker Lecture Hall Package
Capacity: 100 People (Lecture Style); 90 (reception style); 64 people (table seating style)
Square Feet: 925
Fee:  NO CHARGE - Room is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance by contacting Cindy Gray at 276-634-4150 or cindy.gray@vmnh.virginia.gov.

Discounts

For each package and price level, a 25% discount is offered for:

  • State and federal agencies
  • 501(c)3 non-profit organizations
  • Military personnel
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