Rental Information

Effective Feb. 10, 2009

Social Gatherings/Private Parties
One-half day(4 hours or less)       $75

Full day                                             $150

$50 Deposit to hold reservation, will be refunded after event

Clubs and organization meetings $25 per meeting or $100 for the full year

A $50 deposit is required along with the rental fee prior to the activity in order to reserve the date. The deposit will be returned if the facility is left in a clean and orderly manner.

Reservations are on a first come, first served basis. Cancellations within 14 days of the reservation will result in the forfeit of the security deposit.

Civic groups, youth groups, and other public meetings may receive an annual rate with prior board approval.

Groups of over 75 people can only be accommodated during the warm months when the patio and lawn can be utilized, or with special permission from the board.

The Baltimore Area Museum Corporation is a non-profit corporation established to further the heritage of the Baltimore area community. The board of directors oversees the financing, operation, and upkeep of the buildings and grounds owned by the corporation. All funds received through donation or rental fees are used in the operation and care of the facilities operated by the corporation.

The boards of directors, or their designee, are the sole authority in the operation of the facilities, and therefore may approve or reject any requested use of the facilities at their discretion. The corporation reserves the right to alter conditions or approvals on a case by case basis.

Renters agree to abide by the rules and regulations covering the use of the Griley Home and the Museum.

The Museum may be opened during your activity with special permission.BALTIMORE AREA MUSEUM CORPORATION

Rules and Regulations
Griley Home and Museum Rental

Consumption of intoxicating beverages, alcohol, or illegal drugs is not permitted in the buildings or on the grounds.
No one shall indulge in indecent or disorderly conduct.
Smoking is not permitted in the buildings.
Children must be supervised by responsible adults at all times.
Any one using the facilities is responsible for any damage during their use of the facilities.
The Baltimore Area Museum Corporation and its board of directors will not assume responsibility for accidents or loss of property from anyone using the facilities. Visitors are encouraged to report any potential problems.
Any use of the facilities involving singing or music (church services, revival meetings) will not be permitted without complete board approval.
Consideration of the tenants who reside in the Griley apartment on the second floor of the Griley home will be a factor in the approval of rental activities.
The area between the Griley home and the garage is reserved for tenant parking and access to the museum. Renters of the Griley will need to park in available street spaces and in the library parking subject to library hours of operation. There is no parking in the circle drive or on the lawn.
Hours of rental will end in the evening at 10:00 pm Sunday through Thursday and 11:00 pm on Friday and Saturday.
Refreshments and food may be served if provided by the renters. The sink and refrigerator are available for use, but must be cleaned at the end of the rental. All areas of the facilities must be clean and all trash disposed of properly.
Approximately 40 chairs are available for use. Please check with the contact person concerning chair and table requirements. Folding tables are available upon request. Any additional table and chairs may be provided by the renters.
The phone in the Griley home is for emergency use only. No long distance call can be made from the phone.
Violations of these rules may result in the banishment from the facilities.
Upon leaving the facilities:
Turn out all lights.
Set the thermostat to 60 degrees in winter. Turn off the air conditioning in the summer.
Clean out the refrigerator. Remove all items brought by the renters.
Floors should be clean and all furniture returned to its original location.
All trash must be removed by the renter and placed in the cart.

If you experience a problem with the facilities during your activity, please call:

Lauren Martin 931-624-0617
Craig Getz 740-215-6085


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