Rental Facilities

Experience the Ideal Setting for Your Next Occasion

Midway Village Museum offers ideal settings for meetings and special occasions. Plan to have your family gathering, company picnic, wedding, bridal or baby shower, business meeting, conference, workshop, reception, or class reunion at the Museum.

For additional details or to view the facilities, call Mary Friel, Customer Service/Events Manager, at 815-397-9112, ext. 114 or to discuss your upcoming plans. Our Rental Facilities FAQ may answer some of your questions.

Our rustic two-story barn is perfect for a casual gathering of any kind, including weddings, receptions, class reunions, company picnics, barn dances, graduation parties etc.

The capacity is 175 (approx. 90 per story). Table and chair set-up is provided. Dates are available May through October.

Cost: $75.00/hour
(4 hour minimum)
Wedding Reception Rate: Saturday rate $1,000.00 (9 am -12 am)
Licensed caterer of your choice required for food and alcohol.

Midway Community Church (circa 1883) is ideal for a wedding, baptism and any religious occasion. Clergy and Music not included.

Capacity: 75 (original pews).

Cost: $100.00/hour
(2 hour minimum on weekends)

Midway Village Rentals


Rental of our beautiful grounds for your wedding ceremony/reception or company picnic will be $500 and you must supply tent, tables and chairs.

Call for pricing.
For additional details, contact Mary Friel, Customer Service/Events Manager, at 815-397-9112, ex.t 114 or

(c.1860) is ideal for a bridal or baby shower, rehearsal dinner, banquet, reception, meeting or lecture. The hotel includes a parlor, dining room, restrooms, and bridal suite.

Table and chair set-up is provided. Capacity: 40. Dates available year round.

Cost: $35.00/hour (4 hour minimum)

Located in the Village, the Gazebo provides a beautiful setting for an outdoor wedding or entertainment venue.

Renter is responsible for chair rental.

Cost: $175.00 for 3 hours

Lake View Rooms

Located in the Museum Center, are ideal for a banquet, wedding reception, anniversary party, meeting or lecture. The rooms overlook The Millhouse on “Lake Severin.”

Capacity: 200 for round table seating, less for classroom seating. Table and chair set-up provided. Licensed caterer of your choice required for food and alcohol.

Cost: Sunday thru Friday: $50.00/hour (4 hour minimum)
Saturdays & Wedding Receptions: $1,000.00 (9am-midnight)
Special meeting/seminar half day and full day rates available.


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Take I-90 to the State St / US-20 Business (Clock Tower) Exit. Take the ramp toward Rockford. Stay straight to go onto US-20 E State St. Turn RIGHT onto STATE ST. Turn RIGHT onto PERRYVILLE RD. Turn LEFT onto GUILFORD RD. Turn left into the museum driveway.

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Midway Village Museum
6799 Guilford Road
Rockford IL 61107

P 815-397-9112
F 815-397-9156