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The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society chronicles the history of our region from American Indian occupation through 20th century industry and life.


Mix Pleasure with History

Consider hosting your next special event at the Taber Museum. The Taber Museum can be used as a unique setting for receptions, personal and corporate parties, ceremonies, weddings and seminars.

Whether a large public event or a small family party, the Museum can offer a unique setting where you can make your own history!

Available Spaces:

  • Community room – perfect for meetings and parties
  • Entire museum is available for a corporate gathering

Services included with space rental:

  • Table and chair set up
  • On site personnel
  • Admission to museum

Rental Rates:

  • $200 for use of Community Room for four hours* ($150 for non-profit groups and Lycoming County Historical Society members)
  • $300 for use of Community Room for four hours when museum is closed ($250 for nonprofit groups and museum members)
  • $1,000 for rental of entire museum for five hours (museum will be closed to public for event)

* $25 additional charge for each hour the event extends beyond normal Museum closing time

Charges for Additional Services:

  • $2 per person for guided tour of the Museum (10 person minimum)
  • $50 for use of Audio Visual equipment (microphone, projector, screen)

Rental Policies:

  • Booking must be made at least two weeks in advance.
  • A 50% nonrefundable deposit must be made at time of booking.
  • Full payment is due 24 hours before the event.
  • Scheduling depends on Museum availability and policies.

Have Your Child’s Next Birthday Party at the Taber Museum!

Every birthday adds another year to history…
Make your own historic memories by having a fun filled Historic Birthday Party.

A Historic Birthday Party package includes the following:

  • Admission to the museum for up to 10 children and accompanying adults
  • Signage with the birthday child’s name for all to see
  • Use of community room with tables and chairs
  • Tour of the museum by our docent delivered at the appropriate age level
  • A gift bag

Cost of the party:

  • $125 for up to 10 children with accompanying adults
  • $10 charge for each additional child


  • Parties are scheduled during regular Museum hours. Parties that extend beyond scheduled hours will be charged an additional fee.
  • Party must be booked two weeks in advance.
  • 50% nonrefundable deposit is required at time of booking to guarantee date.
  • Historical Society members receive a 10% discount on one birthday party a year (does not apply to business or corporate memberships)
  • Party must last no longer than 2 ½ hours.
  • Scheduling depends on Museum availability and policies.