Schumacher Farm Park

Where Dane County's Rural Heritage Comes Alive.


Center for Rural History Rental Fees
 Time  Member / NonMember  Kitchen Rental
 Monday – Saturday
 Daytime only, between 8:00am and 5:00pm
 $100.00 / $150.00  $50.00
 Monday – Thursday Evenings
 Between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. The CRH closes at 9:00pm
 $100.00 / $150.00  $50.00
 Friday or Saturday Evenings
 Between 5:00pm and 11:00pm. The CRH closes at 11:00pm
 $200.00 / $250.00  $75.00
 Between 10:00am and 8:00pm. The CRH closes at 8:00pm
 $150.00 / $200.00  $50.00

 Hourly rental is also available at $25.00/hour. Deposit of $100 required for all weekend events.

Reservations are required by all groups wanting to use the Center for Rural History. All reservations are made either in person, by calling the Schumacher Farm Park main number, 608-849-4559 or completing the form below. Note rates for larger event rentals will change on January 1st, 2020. Any event scheduled for after Jan. 1st will be subject to the new rates.

The main Gathering Room will accommodate approx. 40 people in a classroom setting, and approx. 72 people at tables of 8 each for a banquet. Tables and chairs for use inside the CRH are provided at no additional charge. There is also exterior space adjacent to the CRH to set up a tent to provide additional function space. The Lessee is responsible for making all rental and set up arrangements for tents. We do not have tables and chairs to accommodate additional seating in a tent. 

Click here to download Center for Rural History Facility Use Agreement

Click here to download Farmyard / Historic Barn Rental Form

Application Form:
Event Date Event Start Time: (include dates for set-up) Event End Time (include take down)  
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