Facility Rentals

Forty Years of Hospitality

Whether you are planning a business event, family gathering, or special occasion, the Museum can cater to your individual needs. The meeting spaces and amenities at the Danville Museum give you the opportunity to create an event your guests or coworkers will remember for years to come. You will find the picturesque surroundings of the Sutherlin Mansion and the accessible Main Street location both prestigious and convenient.

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Our Facility Rental Spaces

Individuals, businesses, and organizations can rent our facilities for a variety of purposes, including weddings, receptions, workshops, and recitals. 

Our auditorium includes a stage and preparation kitchen.  A grand piano is available for a small fee.  Audio-visual equipment is also available, including a pull-down projection screen and podiums.

Consider this grand, but economical venue for:

  • Weddings
  • Showers
  • Birthdays
  • Retirement
  • Reunion
  • Graduation
  • Sweet Sixteen
  • End-of-Life Celebration
  • Employee achievement
  • Award ceremonies


Our Rental Policy

Events must be social, cultural or educational in purpose.  The Danville Museum’s rental policy requires that events are not political.  Fundraising events are generally not allowed for other organizations.  All events are approved by the Executive Director.  The Danville Museum is a non-profit, private organization and reserves the right to refuse a rental that does not fall within its mission or diversity statement.



Maximum occupancy

85 people with tables and chairs                           

130 people with just chairs for a lecture or performance (theater style)

200 people for a with very few tables and chairs


2 four foot round, 6 eight foot banquet, 14 six foot banquet, 4 five foot banquet, and card tables

100 chairs

A nice selection of silver trays, punch bowls, ladles, and candelabras.

 For more information, please contact the Visitor Services Coordinator, C B Maddox, by calling 434-793-5644 or email him at cb@danvillemuseum.org