Facility Rental and Photography

A unique location to hold your meeting, conference, dinner, reception, anniversary, birthday party, or wedding photographs.

Catering options available.

Note: Please contact bookings to determine current seating capacity.

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Starlight Drive-In Wedding Package (maximum 15)

Would you like to see your name in lights?

Then make the indoor Starlight Drive-In at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum the intimate backdrop for your wedding ceremony!

Vintage half-car seats allow your guests to sit and watch a movie or slide show before the ceremony.

After the ceremony, the professional staff at the Best Western Inn & Suites will pamper you with a three-course meal in a private reception banquet room.

Capacity:

  • 15

Fee: $1,400 + gst

Package includes:

Reynolds-Alberta Museum

  • Starlight Drive-In for ceremony (up to 2 hours)
  • 8 half-car bench seats
  • 2 change rooms for the wedding couple
  • Couples name on the Starlight Drive-In Marquee
  • Family photo/movie presentation on the Starlight Drive-In screen*
  • 2 photography locations throughout the museum **
  • Admission for wedding party and guests (max 15) to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum (guests are encouraged to enjoy the museum while the wedding couple have their photos taken
  • Museum staff host

Best Western Inn & Suites, Wetaskiwin

  • 3 course meal
  • Private reception

Additional option:

  • Sparkling wine service in the Starlight Drive- In                         $275.00 + gst

* Provided by wedding party

** Photographer not included

 

 

 

Wedding Package (maximum 80 people)

Make the Reynolds-Alberta Museum the backdrop for your big day! The ceremony takes place in our tiered 120 seat theatre. Guests can enjoy the museum while the wedding couple have their photos taken* with our beautiful artifacts including a luxurious Duesenberg car and a gigantic Oil Pull tractor. Reception will be held in the newly renovated Cruisers Café, which overlooks Alberta’s prairie landscape.

Capacity:

  • 50 to 80

Fee:

  • Starting at $4200

Package Includes:

  • Tiered 120 seat theatre for wedding ceremony
  • Change rooms for the wedding party
  • Photography locations throughout the museum*
  • Admission for wedding party and guest to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum
  • Staff hosts
  • Deluxe buffet dinner with three entrées
  • Dance area**
  • Family photo presentation in the Starlight Drive-in Theatre

Addition options include:

  • Custom designed wedding cake by Chef Michael, a Red Seal Baker
  • Linen rentals
  • Cash bar
  • Midnight lunch

*Photographer not included

**Audio equipment and DJ not included

Car Clubs Cruise to Reynolds

The Reynolds-Alberta Museum is pleased to offer a great venue for your car club to meet and socialize.

Capacity: 50 people

Book by contacting: booking.reynolds@gov.ab.ca

We will provide:

  • a fenced, private outdoor grassed area for your club to park and socialize while practicing social distancing
  • a discount of 10% off your admission if there are more than 15 in your group
  • outdoor picnic tables/eating areas 
  • we are still offering warehouse tours, which can also be pre-booked. There is a $25 per person fee for this 75 minute tour, maximum of 6 people per tour (Note: you must wear a face mask to take this tour – no exceptions)
  • guided tours of the Coal Mining Equipment, outdoor display
  • access to the museum main building and aviation hangar in small group
  • curb-side chats with our staff chatting about the Citroen Half-track, the Hupp Yeats electric car and the Waterloo thresher.
  • QR codes available at selected vehicles showing videos of them in operation
  • in all of our buildings, we are practicing the following to keep you safe:
    • hand sanitizing and hand washing facilities
    • increased cleaning and disinfecting throughout
    • encouraging physical distancing with signage, spacing ‘dots’ and one-way-only route markers
    • physical barriers with Plexiglas shields at admissions and museum store
    • closure of most hands-on and interactive displays
    • closure of restaurant, water fountains, main theatre and Drive-In Theatre

You will provide:

  • your enthusiasm, cars and club members
  • attention to CORVID-19 health practices
    • stay home if you are not feeling well
    • bring and wear your own face mask (we will not be providing masks to visitors)
    • wash your hands regularly during your visit, avoid touching your face, and cough or sneeze into your elbow
    • practice physical distancing of at least 2 metres or 6 feet

Special Event Photography

Commemorate your wedding or special occasion with photos taken at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum.

Dates available: All year, except during museum events

Total time: 2 hours

Cost: $150

  • Session length may be extended by previous arrangement with museum staff.
  • A staff person will be assigned to assist with access to pre-approved locations.
  • The museum reserves the right to determine which artifacts may appear in photos and the context of their use.

Theatre Rental

Our theatre is great for workshops, lectures, or presentations for up to 130 people.

It features tiered seating, a built-in sound system, and large projection screen.

Capacity: 117 to 130

Fee:

  • $200 half day (morning, afternoon, or evening)
  • $300 full day (morning + afternoon, or afternoon + evening)

Staff Hosts: $30 per hour

  • Functions taking place after regular museum hours require staff hosting.
  • Staff time for set up and clean up will also be charged.
  • The museum determines the number of hosts required.

Theatre Features:

  • Tiered cushioned seating
  • Excellent acoustics
  • Projection screen
  • Podium
  • Built-in sound system
  • Built-in computer presentation system

Great Hall Rental

Unique ambiance among some of the museum’s finest artifacts and overlooking the main exhibition gallery. Ideal for receptions, award ceremonies, or dinners.

Capacity:

  • Receptions – 500
  • Dinners – 150

Fee:

  • $500 – Reception
  • $1,500 – Dinner (includes artifact movement)

Staff Hosts: $30 per hour

  • Functions taking place after regular museum hours require staff hosting.
  • Staff time for set up and clean up will also be charged.
  • The museum determines the number of hosts required.

Ted Reynolds Conference Room Rental

A great venue for small meetings, informal gatherings, presentations, or workshops.

Capacity: 20

Fee:

  • $75 half day
  • $100 full day

Staff Hosts: $30 per hour

  • Functions taking place after regular museum hours require staff hosting.
  • Staff time for set up and clean up will also be charged.
  • The museum determines the number of hosts required.

Ted Reynolds Conference Room Features:

  • White board
  • 8-foot presentation screen
  • Movable tables
  • Upholstered seating
  • Kitchenette area
  • Variable table configuration

Assembly Room Rental

This space is ideal for presentations, workshops, or family gatherings.

Capacity: 30 to 40

Fee:

  • $100 half day
  • $150 full day

Staff Hosts: $30 per hour

  • Functions taking place after regular museum hours require staff hosting.
  • Staff time for set up and clean up will also be charged.
  • The museum determines the number of hosts required.

Features:

  • Folding wall to separate 1 large room into 2 smaller rooms
  • Folding chairs
  • 6 x 2.5 foot rectangular plastic folding tables
  • Tiled floor
  • Small sink

Restaurant Rental

This bright, inviting space overlooks Alberta’s prairie landscape and the Reynolds-Alberta Museum mining equipment display.

The restaurant includes a smaller Enclosure Meeting Room that can be separated from the main dining area for small meetings or dinners.

Capacity:

  • Restaurant - 100
  • Enclosure – 40

Fee:

  • Enclosure - $75 half day or evening
  • Restaurant - $75 half day or evening
  • Book food services with our restaurant and rental fee is waived 

Staff Hosts: $30 per hour

  • Functions taking place after regular museum hours require staff hosting.
  • Staff time for set up and clean up will also be charged.
  • The museum determines the number of hosts required.

Features:

  • Tables and chairs with a panoramic view of the prairies
  • Enclosed private area
Getting married in a Drive-In
Contact
Juanita Voth
Booking Coordinator
  780-312-2071