Host Information

The Mansion and Visitor Center are available for private functions during non-public hours.

Catering arrangements and costs are the responsibility of the event host. Caterer must supply proof of insurance, including alcohol liability insurance if applicable, to David Davis Mansion Foundation prior to the event.

All fees are for a maximum four-hour rental period, including set up and take down. A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required to reserve a date. Remaining balance will be due the day of the event. Checks should be made payable to: David Davis Mansion Foundation (or DDMF). Events cancelled for non-weather reasons with less than 72 hours' notice will result in forfeiture of deposit.


The Mansion is NOT available for weddings or wedding receptions.


Exterior Grounds:
$400 1-2 hours
$125/hour each additional hour
Maximum number of guests: 500

Interior Space:
Option 1 -
Stand up Receptions/No seating
$400 for 1-3 hours
$125/hour each additional hour
Maximum number of guests: 200

Option 2 -
Sit down Dinners/Luncheons
$400 for 1-3 hours
$125/hour each additional hour
Maximum number of guests: 30

Meeting Space:
Option 1 -
Mansion Parlor
$300 for 1-3 hours
$125/hour each additional hour
Chairs only, no tables
Maximum number of guests: 40

Option 2 -
Visitor Center
$50/hour, $100 minimum
Maximum number of guests: 50

Fees include appropriate number of chairs and tables for the option chosen. Table linens are available for an additional charge of $8 per table.
Fees do not include applicable permits, additional furniture or portable sanitary facilities.

* View the list of Approved Caterers
* View our Special Use Policy
* View our Photography Policy

David Davis Mansion

1000 Monroe Drive
Bloomington, Illinois 61701

Contact Us

Phone: (309) 828-1084
Email: [email protected]

Hours of Operation

Wednesday - Saturday
9am - 4pm