Event Space

Private Events

at the Museum

The New York City Fire Museum is an exceptional place – uniquely historic and modern. Make your special day an unforgettable one-of-a-kind experience!

A Beautiful Event Space for Any Occasion

The Museum’s third floor loft is the perfect place to host your next special event. The space may be rented by individuals, businesses and organizations for meetings, birthday parties, weddings and more!

The loft space features hardwood floors, 12 foot ceilings, exposed brick walls, a vast expanse of southern facing windows and an equipped kitchen.

During your special event, you and your guests are welcome to visit the two exhibition floors of the Museum and party in the third floor loft.

Please use the form below to inquire about a reservation. We encourage you to read our FAQs below for more information.

Specifications

Venue
Size: 3,030 square feet
Ceilings: 12 feet

 

Capacity

175: maximum seated
250: maximum standing

Catering

Outside catering is permitted (no on-site caterer).

A list of preferred caterers given upon request.

Music – A/V

No in-house speaker system or A/V equipment.

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Reserve Your Event

What kinds of events does the Museum host?


The Museum is suitable for an array of different events. Our most popular events are birthday parties, corporate functions, luncheons, and weddings.




What are the costs of renting the venue?


Rental cost starts at $450 per hour. Prices are quoted upon request and based on the type of event and number of hours.




How do I hold a date?


The desired date of your event will be placed on hold if available. Once the client confirms the time slot for event, the Museum will send a contract and a $1,000 security is required.




Is insurance required for events?


Insurance is required for each event. Specific insurance requirements are listed in the special event contract.




What time can my event start and end?


Event start and end times are dependent on the availabilty of Museum personnel and as long as it does not disturb Museum visitors during Museum hours which are 10am-5pm, 7 days a week. The latest an event can run to is 12am. Exceptions may be made depending on the type of event and with approval from the Assistant Director.




Is there parking available for guests at the venue?


There are parking garages within walking distance of the Museum. The Museum does not receive any special discounts nor do we validate.




Do you have any exclusive vendors?


The Museum does not have an exclusive vendor. We do have a list of preferred vendors available upon request for clients.




Can more than one event occur at the same time?


The Assistant Director will determine the number of events that may occur simultaneously and will ensure that any one event will not be disrupted by another.




Is security available for events?


Museum personnel is required for each special event. Events requiring additional security must be approved by the Assistant Director.




Is smoking permitted at the Museum?


There is no smoking permitted anywhere on the premises. Individuals caught smoking will be asked to leave the event.




Can banners, signs or other decor be hung in the event area?


Banners and signs and other decor are permitted for your event but cannot be attached to the light fixtures due to risk of fire. Please speak to the Assistant Director regarding specific rules and regulations. Exisiting museum signage cannot be moved. All event signage must be removed following the event.




Does the Museum have air conditioning?


The interior of the museum is both air conditioned and heated.





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