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Issaquah Depot Rental

Mix fun and history into your next event or party!  Home to fascinating exhibits, interactives, and hands-on activities, the Depot is the perfect venue for your next event.

The Depot’s freight room is available for rental, and will provide an historic setting for your next special event, party or birthday party. Are you looking for a unique location for your child's next birthday party? The Museum is a fun and safe location for a party of any size. Located on the south end of the building, this room boasts the original wood flooring. If you look carefully at the walls, you can also see the lumber stamp “Geo. W. Tibbetts & Co. Squak Valley.” The room also features a mural depicting the town’s early history. Outside, a vintage caboose and other railroad cars are on display. For an additional fee, we can arrange a guided tour of the facility for you and your guests.

Facility Information

The freight room is roughly 25’ by 35’, and will seat up to 85 people theatre-style or 65 people at tables, with space left over for a buffet table, etc. A small kitchenette equipped with sink, mini-refrigerator and microwave are also provided for your use. The facility can accommodate catered functions.

 

You are encouraged to view the facilities before making a reservation; the Depot is open to the public Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 11am to 3pm.

The Depot is located at 78 First Avenue NW. The Depot is within walking distance of a variety of local restaurants, shops, library, community center, and the Historical Society’s second facility, the Gilman Town Hall Museum. Both a convenient parking lot and on-street parking are nearby.

Birthday Parties

Are you looking for a unique location for your child's next birthday party? The Issaquah Depot Museum is a fun and safe location for a party of any size.

Rates

  • THE FREIGHT ROOM RENTS FOR $75 AN HOUR MOST OF THE WEEK. DURING THE WEEKEND (FROM 3 PM FRIDAY UNTIL 11 PM ON SUNDAYS) THE ROOM RENTS FOR $100 AN HOUR

  • WE ALSO OFFER A DAY RATE OF $400 FOR RENTALS TAKING PLACE BETWEEN 9AM AND 5PM, MONDAY-FRIDAY

  • THERE IS A THREE HOUR MINIMUM ON RENTALS; TIME INCLUDES SET-UP AND CLEAN UP TIME

  • A $300 SECURITY DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO RESERVE A DATE; THIS DEPOSIT WILL BE RETURNED AFTER THE RENTAL AND CANNOT BE PUT TOWARD YOUR RENTAL FEE

  • NON-PROFIT RATES ARE AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION

  • RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE; HIGHER RATES IN EFFECT ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS

Making a Reservation

Complete the Reservation Inquiry form to the right and we will contact you to follow up.

If you have and questions and would like to speak with someone before making a reservation inquire, contact us by email at rentals@issaquahhistory.org

Reservation Inquiry
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Thank you for your interest in renting the historic Train Depot. We will follow up with you as soon as we are able.

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