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Site Rental Information

Site Rental Information

Venue Options & Parking

As you begin your planning process, please note the capacity recommendations below.  We offer equipment and furnishings at no additional charge.  Parking is also included in all rentals, with capacity limits noted. We are happy to recommend vendors for additional rentals and valet services if needed.  Please contact Daniel Suozzo at for additional information.  

Museum Rental: Foyer & Artist's Cafe and Courtyard

INCLUDES: 1st floor concourse, kitchen, lower service area, and courtyards. Available year-round

CAPACITY:  50 guests seated dinner, 100 guests Cocktails

Tent Option in Courtyard:  18’x28’ with sidewall, gutter and partial tent weighting.

Historic Barn / Vanderbilt Education Center

INCLUDES:  use of kitchen and adjacent lawn area. 
Available year-round

CAPACITY: 90 for standing reception/  80 for seated lecture/presentation / 60 for seated lunch or dinner with service

The Great Lawn

Tent Options:

50’x60’ White Navitrac frame tent raised to a 10” eave height 150 guest max reception, 300 guest max cocktails

40’x60’ White Navitrac frame tent – version of the above 120 guest max reception, 240 guest max cocktails

32’x51’ Sailcloth Tent
60 guest max reception, 130 guest max cocktails

24’x44’  Frame tent on the upper lawn which can be attached to the 50X60 tent. Used as a cook tent

20’x30’ Frame tent
30 guest max reception, 50 guest max cocktails


Available year-round

Main Parking Lot Capacity:  48 cars

Parallel Parking Capacity:  5 cars at curbside on Strickland Road in front of the site

Additional Parking available in the Town Marina parking across street from main parking lot

On-Site Inventory (available for guest use)

Vanderbilt Education Center (Historic Barn)



Large scale, drop-down screen

Sound system with connection for   iPod, iPhone, or tablet for music     

Wireless speakers

Microphone and stand

Podium with microphone



Listed with corresponding linen sizes for drop to floor. Cloths not included in rental fee..

2 – 48” Rounds – (108” linen)
2 – 54” Rounds – (114” linen)
2 – 60” Rounds – (120” linen)
8 – 36” Rounds – (96” linen, seats up to 4) or as High Tops – 120” linen)
6 – 6ft rectangular tables – (90 x132 linen)


30 Dark Fruitwood Folding Chairs (indoor or outdoor)

80 Pewter Chiavari ballroom chairs (indoor use only) w/white cushions

10 Polycarbonate Ghost chairs with arms in smoke (indoor only)


Full size range with regular and convection settings

2 Dual microwave/convection ovens

1 Refrigerator

Museum / Lobby


54″  projection screen in the Permanent Gallery 


 6 – 8 ft. folding tables
40 – Black stacking chairs


1 – Refrigerator
1 – Microwave/convection oven

Constance Hinman Getz Conference Room

Large Oval Conference Table
14 Windsor Chairs
Center console phone with conference feature

Inquiry requests:

Greenwich Historical Society
ATTN:  Daniel Suozzo
Special Events Manager
47 Strickland Road
Cos Cob, CT  06807

O:  203-869-6899
C:  914-960-1487



Accessibility to the entire site is provided via an elevator to the upper level and accessible walkways throughout.

Catering & Event Planning

We work with a several local caterers that we recommend based on your needs and budget. Event planning support is available.   

Our local partners:
Food Design, On the Marc, Marcia Selden, Andy Burke, Happiness Is, Best In Gourmet