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Fees and Charges

To reserve a date, patrons must pay 50% of the rental fee and submit a signed rental application form. The remaining balance of the rental fee and the security (damage) deposit is due 60 days (2 months) prior to the event, along with a signed contract.

The deposit and rental fees may be paid either in the form of: cash, credit card, or certified check/cashier’s check/money order. Please make them payable to: the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission or (M-NCPPC).

For reservations made less than 60 days (2 months) notice, 50% of the rental fee will be due to secure the date, along with a signed rental application form. The remainder of the rental fee and security deposit will be due within five (5) business days along with a signed contract.

The rental fee covers a rental for 6 hours. The main gallery rentals are from 5pm to 11pm only. Rental fees for the College Park Aviation Museum include the full range of time that a renter utilizes the facility. The time used for set up and cleanup is included in the renters’ billable time. Any time that is exceeded will be charged on a per hour basis at the rate listed on the following page.

Please note: A rental is not secured until the renter signs a contract and the contract is signed and approved by the Event Coordinator and Museum Director.

Rental Fees
*(5 pm-11 pm only- includes set-up & take down)

Museum: Seats 150 people, rental of entire museum, including main gallery, mezzanine, and auditorium with all exhibits open. Food is not allowed in main gallery Fee: $1,200

Deposit: $600

Security Deposit: $300

Mezzanine and Outside Deck: Seats 70 people, overlooks gallery and aircraft. No access to main gallery & exhibits         Fee: $600

Deposit: $300

Security Deposit:
Auditorium*: Seats 60 people, no access to Gallery (*may be rented during the day, depending on scheduling)   

Fee: $300

Deposit: $150

Security Deposit:

Additional Rental Time Rates:

All rental fees are not to exceed six hours. For rentals requiring additional time, there is an additional fee per hour that can be added to the standard rental rate.

Main Gallery $300/per hour
2nd floor landing & deck $100/per hour
Auditorium $100/per hour

There are no catering facilities at the Museum. Gift shop is only open & staffed upon request. All events must be adult-oriented.