Corporate & Private Events

Venue Details & Pricing

Dinner in The Conservatory*

$ 3,800
  • Up to 160 Guests
  • *All events are to be held within
  • the hours of 5 pm–10 pm

Dinner in the Museum*

$ 2,600
  • 2 Floor Landing: Up to 40 Guests
  • Library: Up to 100 Guests
  • *All events are to be held within
  • the hours of 5 pm–10 pm

Grand Lobby, La Sirena, First Floor Galleries Cocktail Hour/Museum Access*

$ 2,400
  • Up to 125 Guests
  • *All events are to be held within
  • the hours of 5 pm–10 pm

Beverage & Bar Packages

Open Bar, Champagne Toast

$ 40 per guest
  • Popular brand label vodka, gin, rum, whiskey, bourbon, scotch, mixers
  • Two (2) types of beer: domestic or imported
  • OR
  • One (1) Craft beer keg
  • Fall Creek Vineyards red and white wine
  • Champange Toast

Beer, Wine, Champagne Toast

$ 30 per guest
  • Two (2) types of domestic beer
  • OR
  • One (1) Craft beer keg
  • Fall Creek Vineyards red and white wine
  • Champagne toast

Non-alcoholic Bar

$ 10 per guest
  • Assorted sodas
  • Teas
  • Punch
  • Lemonade water

Other Bar Information / Taxes & Gratuity

  • Bartenders are $175 per 100 guests/ 2 required for 150 / 4 required for 200
  • Additional bar set-ups are $150 each (2nd bar required for 175 guests and up)
  • Any substitutions or special liquor requests will incur an upcharge of $250 to $500
  • An 8.25% tax will be applied to the venue fee, and bar packages, and a 18% gratuity will be included on the bar bill.
  • No substitutes on alcohol brands.
  • We do not serve tequila or shots of any kind.
  • We do not serve doubles.
  • We do not serve underage even with the permission of parents.
  • We reserve the right to halt service to ANY guest at our discretion.
  • Bar services conclude 15 minutes before the scheduled end of all events.
  • Galveston Police Officers are on site at all times.
  • We do not offer wine / beer tastings

Booking & Deposits

In order to secure your special day, we require a deposit of 50% of the venue fee. Dates are booked on a first-come, first-serve basis. This deposit is nonrefundable and must be paid before we can guarantee a specific date. The remaining balance must be paid in full 60 days prior to the event date.

We also require a damage deposit of $1000, which is due on day of booking via credit card. (Will only be charged if damage occurs) Museum staff will inspect the property the day following the event. The cost to repair any damage to the property will be deducted from the damage deposit.

The Bryan Museum provides private security ($35/hour for every 100 guests) and bar staff ($175/event; TABC certified).

The Galveston Police Department requires 1 officer to be present for every event ($40/hour for every 100 guests). The Bryan Museum must make these arrangements for you.

Additional Information

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For additional information, please contact Peter Ochoa, Director of Events, at (409) 220-3021 or email him here.