Rental Spaces

Event Spaces

With spectacular river views, soaring architecture, and the highest-quality food and beverage service, the Freedom Center is one of the region's most-in-demand venues for private and special events.

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center offers several spaces to choose from within the facility.

Entire Museum

  • Includes all exhibits
  • Exclusive use of all public and private event spaces
  • Cost: $6,500

The Grand Hall & Terrace

The Freedom Center's sweeping Grand Hall surrounds guests with Italian stone, a winding marble staircase, and floor-to-ceiling windows. At 6,816-square-feet, the Grand Hall is large enough to accommodate corporate meetings or magnificent weddings.

  • Includes center of second floor space
  • Slave Pen & second floor terrace
  • Dinner Seating: 300 maximum
  • Reception: 380 Maximum
  • Cost: $2,500
    *With second floor exhibits included, cost: $2,900

Without Exhibits

  • Includes center of second floor space
  • Slave Pen & second floor terrace
  • Dinner Seating: 300 maximum
  • Reception: 380 Maximum
  • Cost: $2,500

The Hall of Everyday Freedom Heroes & Terrace

The Hall of Everyday Freedom Heroes, 4,454 square feet, is ideal for cocktail receptions and after dinner festivities. Step on onto the terrace and enjoy stunning views of the Ohio Riverfront and Roebling Suspension Bridge.

  • Includes center of third floor space
  • Third floor terrace
  • Dinner Seating: 125 maximum
  • Reception: 225 Maximum
  • Cost: $1,500
    *With third floor exhibits included cost: $1,900

Harriet Tubman Theater

The intimate, 300-seat Harriet Tubman Theater, featuring theatrical lighting, state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, a hardwood stage floor and an in-house professional technical staff, is ideal for music and theatrical performances as well as corporate meetings and presentations.

  • Includes separate street entrance
  • Seating: 300 maximum
  • Cost: $1,500

Discovery Room 1

  • Seating: 80 maximum
  • Versatile meeting space
  • Projector and screen
  • Picturesque views of the downtown skyline
  • Cost: $500

Discovery Room 2

  • Seating: 30 maximum
  • Versatile meeting space
  • Ideal for breakout sessions
  • Cost: $300

*Please note some galleries are only available outside of museum hours.

For more information about arranging a private event at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, contact:

Hillary Gentry
Manager of Events
Office: (513) 333-7536
Cell: (513) 407-0366
hgentry@nurfc.org

Still have questions? Visit our Private Events FAQ or click here to fill out our information request form and we'll get back to you.