The Fernie Museum is an active community hub that promotes Fernie, past and present. As part of this mandate, the Museum rents both its main floor and the second floor galleries to community organizations and businesses for meetings and events within a set of guidelines that ensure the protection of artifacts and works of art on exhibit.
There are four simple steps to booking a facility rental at the Fernie Museum:
1. Download and review the Facility Rental Guide.
2. Contact the Museum to request your event date.
3. Fill out the online rental application or send an email with the date(s), time(s), type of event and number of expected people. We will contact you to go over the details.
4. Confirm the booking by bringing or sending your your payment and signed contract to the Museum.
CAPACITY, AMENITIES & EQUIPMENT
The Museum Main Hall & Exhibit Gallery
Each space contains permanent display structures. The Main Hall features our permanent exhibit This Is Our Fernie. The Exhibit Gallery features rotating exhibits; please contact staff to discuss the exhibit schedule. Each space can accommodate standing receptions for up to 80 people or a maximum of 120 people over the two floors.
The Exhibit Gallery can be accessed via stairs or elevator access. Accessible washrooms are provided on both levels.
Rental clients have free access to the museum’s public Wi-Fi and a limited supply of tables and chairs.
For a small additional charge, the Museum can provide a 46” plasma TV with USB, monitor and HD hook-up ports/cords for presentations (including Mac-compatible adapter).
For specialty needs, the museum maintains a list of catering, audio-visual and event services that are familiar with the museum’s rental requirements.
For further information about or if you require a quote, please contact us at 250-423-7016, extension 2, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.