Issaquah History Museums

Birthday Parties

Are you looking for a unique location for your child's next birthday party? The Issaquah Depot Museum is a fun and safe location for a party of any size.

Facility Information

The freight room is roughly 25’ by 35’, and will seat up to 85 people theatre-style or 65 people at tables, with space left over for a buffet table, etc. A small kitchenette equipped with sink, mini-refrigerator and microwave are also provided for your use. The facility can accommodate catered functions. You are encouraged to view the facilities before making a reservation; the Depot is open to the public Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 11am to 3pm. The Depot is located at 78 First Avenue NW. The Depot is within walking distance of a variety of local restaurants, shops, library, community center, and the Historical Society’s second facility, the Gilman Town Hall Museum. Both a convenient parking lot and on-street parking are nearby.

Making Reservations

Mail the form, along with security deposit, to us. We cannot hold your rental date unless we have a rental form and security deposit.




The Freight Room rents for $75 an hour most of the week. During the weekend (from 3 PM Friday until 11 PM on Sundays) the room rents for $100 an hour


We also offer a day rate of $400 for rentals taking place between 9am and 5pm, Monday-Friday


There is a three hour minimum on rentals; time includes set-up and clean up time


A $300 security deposit is required to reserve a date; this deposit will be returned after the rental and cannot be put toward your rental fee


Non-profit rates are available, please inquire


Rates are subject to change; higher rates in effect on major holidays