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Facility Rental

Thronateeska has long been considered one of the most unique and best value settings to host weddings, receptions, meetings, reunions, parties, and more. With several locations to choose from, you can rest assured the setting alone will guarantee your event will be memorable!

Click here to access a PDF file of the rental contract, prices, and policies.
Click here to access a PDF file of the amenities list for our facilities.
Chautauqua room

Chautauqua Room

The Chautauqua room is situated adjacent to the history museum. It comfortably seats approximately 80-85 people, depending on the layout you design.

With a rental of the Chautauqua room, you would also have the use of the platform area behind the history museum, to which the Chautauqua room is connected. By including this area in your layout, you may have as many as 300 people at your event.

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By renting the Chautauqua room, you also have use of the kitchen. Grilling and frying are permitted outside, away from the roofline.


Science Museum and Wetherbee Planetarium*

science museum

The Science Museum and the Wetherbee Planetarium offer genuinely unique settings for your event. Perfect for business meetings and receptions, the science museum and planetarium are designed in a clean, modern style and feature current exhibits in science topics.

*It is not necessary to rent the planetarium if you rent the science museum, but you MUST rent the science museum to use the planetarium.

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Our Mission:

Thronateeska Heritage Center inspires wonder and stimulates exploration of science and South Georgia's history by providing a dynamic learning experience through an interactive science center and museum.

Have your child's birthday party at Thronateeska!

Does Thronateeska supply tablecloths, dishes, and cooking implements?
- No. Please see the PDF of our amenities list to see what supplies will be made available to you as a part of your facility rental.
Does Thronateeska require you to use a certain caterer?
-No. We do have a kitchen you are welcome to use with the caterer of your choice, however, please note our policies in our rental contract.
Does Thronateeska supply tables and chairs?
-Some. Please see the PDF of our amenities list to see how many of each we supply. You are more than welcome to bring in additional tables and chairs if you see fit.
Does Thronateeska help with the event set up and clean up?
-To some extent. Please see our rental contract for all of our policies regarding set up and clean up.