FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the Lenfestey Center at the National Railroad Museum.

 

How do I find out information about the Lenfestey Center and its offerings?

Please contact our Director of Sales and Marketing to set up a tour of our breathtaking facility---evening and weekend appointments available upon request. The Lenfestey Center is Green Bay’s “Hidden Gem!”

In planning our wedding reception, my fiancée likes the masculinity of the trains. I however, like a little “Glitz and Glamour.” How can we blend the two?

The Lenfestey Center is a magical place that sets the stage for the reception you have always dreamed of. Imagine if you will, romantic lighting from reproduction turn of the century style lampposts, illuminating the dance-floor as you share your first dance together as man and wife. We welcome you to decorate the tables and antique luggage carts in your wedding theme and colors.

What areas are available for rental?

Our company often needs a venue for business related events, as well as employee holiday parties. The National Railroad Museum and the Lenfestey Center offer a variety of different options for your memorable event, each one tailored to your specific needs. We have a classroom available for rental and a 92 capacity theater. Need break out areas for your business meeting? No problem. Our Lenfestey Center is 26,000 square feet, allowing for plenty of “breathing space” for that work related event. Celebrate the magic of the holidays, as you dine and visit next to the Dwight D. Eisenhower and Union Pacific Big Boy trains. An experience? You bet!

What does it cost to rent the Lenfestey Center?

Saturday Rates:

  • 3 1/2 - Hour Rental (up to 200 guests): $700.00
  • 3 1/2 - Hour Rental (201 - 300 guests): $900.00
  • 3 1/2 - Hour Rental (301 - 400 guests): $1,300.00
  • 6 1/2 - Hour Rental (up to 200 guests): $1,100.00
  • 6 1/2 - Hour Rental (201 - 300 guests): $1,300.00
  • 6 1/2 - Hour Rental (301 - 400 guests): $1,700.00

Sunday - Friday Rates:

  • 2 - Hour Rental (up to 75 guests): $375.00 – (Great for rehearsal dinners, family gatherings and corporate functions!)
  • 3 1/2 - Hour Rental (up to 200 guests): $500.00
  • 3 1/2 - Hour Rental (201 - 300 guests): $700.00
  • 3 1/2 - Hour Rental (301 – 400 guests): $1,100
  • 6 1/2 - Hour Rental (up to 200 guests): $900.00
  • 6 1/2 - Hour Rental (201 - 300 guests): $1,100.00
  • 6 1/2 - Hour Rental (301 - 400 guests): $1,500.00

Would it be possible for my guests to have a train ride on the museum grounds? If so, what would be the costs involved?

The all-inclusive train ride rate is as follows:
Up to and including three separate departure times during a one-hour period: $250.00

How do I make a reservation?

Reservations for the Lenfestey Center are made through the Sales Department. When you are ready to reserve the hall or should you require additional information, please contact our Director of Sales and Marketing at (920) 437-7623, Ext. 12.

What type of deposit do I need to reserve the hall?

We require 50% of the rental price as your down payment. For example, if your total rental costs were $700.00, the down payment amount would be $350.00. This amount will reserve your special date.

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