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State Historical Society of Iowa
Auditorium at the State Historical Building


The auditorium is a great location for film screenings, presentations, lectures, performances and more. Located on the first floor of the State Historical Building, it can accommodate 245 guests and is ADA accessible. Audio and visual equipment is provided.

Capacity: 245

What's Included

Your rental includes:

  • Podium with signage
  • Registration and stage setup
  • Audio-visual equipment (podium microphone, 3 handheld microphones, 1 lapel microphone)
  • Custodial

Additional options and costs include:

  • Audio-visual technician, quote required
  • Museum exhibits open after 4:30 p.m. (1-3 hours) is $150
  • Food and beverage (food and beverage not allowed in exhibits)
  • Additional concierge services