For a truly unique and memorable venue, host your event or meeting on the picturesque 118-acre former estate of Henri Bendel. With a working farm, handicapped accessible woodland trails, observatory, interactive art gallery and planetarium, the Stamford Museum & Nature Center is the ideal spot for your next company outing, off-site meeting or private event. To learn more about having an event at the SM&NC, read our FAQs.
To request use of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center, please download and complete the form. This form must be completed and returned via fax at 203.322.0408 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you a Business Affiliates Member? Our corporate supporters are eligible for great discounts on facility use. Learn more.
For more information, call 203.977.6523 or email email@example.com.
|BENDEL MANSION (150 Guests Seated)|
Includes: The Great Hall, Bendel Gallery,
Sunroom, Arcade, Solarium & Front Garden
|Since we are open to the public, the Bendel Mansion is available for rent after 5 pm and rentals may last up to 5 hours. Bookings are subject to availability and prices are subject to change.|
Includes: The Bendel Mansion, The Meadow, Heckscher Farm,
Nature's Playground, Nature Trails, Wheels in the Woods Picnic Area,
Tents & Interactive Art Gallery
|Non-Preferred Caterer Fee ||$300|
|Staffing ||see below|
|There is a $30/hour fee for security/maintenance/insurance and a staff member who will be present from start to finish. This fee will be calculated from the time the museum closes to the public at 5 pm until 1 hour after your event and will be added to your contract.|
|ADDITIONAL PRIVATE & CORPORATE RENTALS|
|Indian Room (75 guests maximum)||$125/hr. for 30 guests|
|Heckscher Barn (45 guests maximum)||$150/hr. for 30 guests|
|Wheels in the Woods Picnic Area (100 guests maximum)||$125/hr. for 30 guests|
|Ceremony/Vow Exchange Only||price available upon request|
|On-site Photo Sessions||price available upon request|
|ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS / OPTIONS|
|Educational Program with ground rental||price based on programming|
|Art Gallery (2 hours)||$300|
|NON PROFIT & CIVIC ORGANIZATION RENTALS|
The SM&NC will honor a 25% facility use discount off of the base rental fee
to non-profit and civic organizations for cultural and civic activities,
including political fundraisers.