Rental Information Donation Fees* *Currently Donation Fees are being waived for rentals. Applicants will donate a gift (where applicable) to the Louisiana Museum Foundation fund designated for use by the State Museum for endowment, education, acquisitions, publications, conservation, and building function support purposes. Expenditures of monies in the fund generated by these donations shall be subject to approval of the Joint Legislative Committee on the budget prior to expenditure. The donation for the Natchitoches facility is $350 per hour. Base Service/Usage Fees Base Service/Usage fees go to the Louisiana State Museum and the production of your event. The fee covers a member of the Museum staff to manage your event, and coordinate with vendors, utility services, maintenance during the event to ensure the venue is in the best condition, custodian service to freshen the restrooms and public spaces and security. However, the Museum may, at its discretion, make additional charges based on the nature of the function. Such additional charges must be specified in the rental agreement. Business Meetings, Lectures, Presentations Daytime (9am-4pm) 25 guests maximum classroom style, 45 guests maximum theater style, 1st hour $200 each additional hour $100.00. An additional cleaning and repair fee of $200 during public hours and $300 during non-public hours will be charged for costs involved in preparation and post-function cleaning, set-up and take-down. Receptions and Similar Functions Receptions will be held after public business hours only. Guests 1-200, 1st hour $200, each additional hour $150. Guests 200-300, 1st hour $250, each additional hour $200. Guests 300+, 1st hour $300, each additional hour $250. An additional cleaning and repair fee of $300 will be charged for costs involved in preparation and post-function cleaning. Banquet Seating Dinners Dinners will be held after public business hours only. Guests 1-100, 1st hour $400, each additional hour $350. An additional cleaning and repair fee of $500 will be charged for costs involved in preparation and post-function cleaning. All dinners must be catered to include waiters serving to each table All dinners must be catered to include waiters serving to each table.