245 Main Street

Deep River, CT. 06417

Visiting Hours

Summer Hours Sundays 1:00-4:00 pm Thursday 10:00 am-noon.

245 Main Street

Deep River, CT 06417

Visiting Hours

By Appointment Only

Renting the Grounds

Would you like to rent the Carriage House and Historical Society Grounds?

The Carriage house is handicap accessible, has air conditioning, and new this year free WiFi access. To rent the Carriage House and/or the Historical Society grounds, please call the Carriage House Events Manager at 860-322-3426 to check availability.

Rental Application & Forms

If you’re interested in renting the grounds, please fill out the forms below mail them to DRHS, PO Box 151, Deep River, CT 06417 with the event fees.  The security deposit ($250) and the Certificate of Insurance are required the day of the rental.

Click on the links below to download the forms:

Carriage House Application for Reservation (PDF)

Appendix A: Carriage House Usage Agreement and Clean up Checklist (PDF)

Fee and Other Requirements (Attachment B)

Event Fee for Carriage House Monday through Thursday with 126 guests (maximum capacity per order of the Fire Marshall) $200 per 5-hour block of time.
$60.00 for every additional hour.

Event Fee for 126 guests Friday, Saturday or Sunday $300.00 per 5-hour block of time. $60.00 for each additional hour.

These rates do NOT include exclusive use of the grounds or use of large tents. Up to two small pop-up tents are allowed. Extra set up/break down time requires an additional fee.

Small use Meeting Fee: Less than 30 people (in Carriage House only) for up to three hours is $150.00 This is for simple meetings, not parties, reunions, or receptions.

Grounds fee for Large Tents: $200 in addition to the Carriage House fee for up to 126 people. For 127 people, with a maximum of 250 people $300.00 (this will include bouncy houses.)

Security Deposit $250 and rental fee must be paid to confirm the booking. Any damage or extra cleaning costs will be deducted. Can include the extra verbiage on Attachment A.

A Certificate of Insurance is due two weeks prior to the event. DRHS must be named, additionally insured (covered).
The client must list a responsible person in charge who will be there during the event.

Note Charging admission or selling any type of merchandise, food, or services, or the inclusion of vendors or use of grounds for film shoots is prohibited without a written contract with DRHS spelling out specific terms for such an event.