Facility Rental

The Michigan Women’s Historical Center & Hall of Fame is located in downtown Lansing, just a few blocks south of the Capitol and adjacent to the lovely Cooley Gardens. The facility, also known as the Cooley-Haze House, is on the Michigan Historic Register and includes exhibits, the Belen Gallery featuring Michigan women artists, and a fair-trade gift shop. Exhibits portray the lives, achievements, and history of Michigan Women, contemporary and historical. The Center is a convenient setting to host meetings and receptions. Rooms are available separately or in combination.


Regular Hours*

After Hours

  1-3hrs** Additional hrs 1-3hrs** Additional hrs
Board Room (8-12 people) $30 $25 $50 $25
Belen Gallery (up to 40 people) $75 $25 $125 $25
First Floor (75-100 people) $150 $50 $250 $50
Restrooms Only $50 $25 $100 $25
Women’s Walk/Patio
(must be renting another room)
$25 $25 $25 $25

*Regular hours are M-F 8-4pm, Saturday 12-4pm, and 1st Sunday of the month 2-4pm
**set-up and clean-up must occur within rental period

Special rates are available to sponsors, members, and non-profit organizations.

We have tables (6--6ft) and chairs (40) available for your use and can set them up before your arrival. We offer the use of a coffee maker (must provide your own coffee) at no additional cost. A screen and projector with PC hook-ups are also available. A free, city-owned lot is located on the east side of the Center and can accommodate cars, vans, or buses.

All reservations must be paid in advance and require 3-weeks’ notice, based on availability.

Please note that we cannot make reservations for the Cooley Gardens. You must contact the City of Lansing Parks and Recreation Department at (517) 483-4276.

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