Book an Event at The Peel Mansion Museum & Heritage Gardens

Imagine hosting your special event—whether a wedding, 50th-anniversary party, business retreat or graduation celebration—in a 150-year-old historic mansion. This one-of-a-kind setting located near downtown Bentonville will truly create lasting memories for you and your guests. Each of our venues offers the perfect space to connect with guests or teammates.

Entire Mansion Venue Rental Details

Renting the entire Peel Mansion & Heritage Gardens for your special event is entirely possible! This is a great option for large corporate events, retreats and other big get-togethers.

Availability: Weekday rentals are Monday through Friday; Weekend rentals are Saturday and Sunday.

Size/Capacity: 160 seated guests (interior) and 250 guests cocktail-style (interior).

Specs: The Peel Mansion and Heritage Gardens include both The Carriage House and The Conservatory.

  • The Carriage House seats up to 100 guests and has space for up to 175 guests for cocktail-style entertaining. The Carriage House measures 31’ by 29’.*
  • The Conservatory seats up to 60 guests and has space for up to 85 guests for cocktail style entertaining. The Conservatory measures 33’ by 15’.*

*All bookings include the use of the garden areas and the North Terrace.

Pricing: Pricing varies based on the length of rental time and day of the week. Minimum weekday rental time is two hours or $300. Weekend rentals are for a full day only. Please view our Rental Pricing sheet for more information.

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Carriage House Venue Rental Details

The Carriage House is a wonderful venue for weddings, graduations, receptions and other parties that call for a touch of elegance.

Availability: Weekday rentals (Monday through Friday) or weekend rentals (Saturday and Sunday).

Size/Capacity: Seating is available for 100-120 or cocktail style for 150-175 guests.

Specs: 31 x 29 ft.

Equipment Available: All catering equipment (please see below) is available for The Carriage House. AV and entertainment equipment is available from The Peel Compton Foundation.

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Conservatory Venue Rental Details

Currently, our rooms at The Peel Mansion & Heritage Gardens are not rented separately. The Peel Mansion and Heritage Gardens include both The Carriage House and The Conservatory.

Availability: Weekday rentals (Monday through Friday) or weekend rentals (Saturday and Sunday).

Size/Capacity: The Conservatory provides seating for 60 guests or 85 guests cocktail style, and also includes the use of the garden area and North Terrace.


  • The Conservatory: 33 x 15 ft.
  • The North Terrace: 58 x 16 x 2 ft.
  • The North Lawn: 62 x 52 ft.

The North Terrace includes an optional sunshade over the terrace if needed, while the North Lawn accommodates a tent up to 40 x 60 and includes outdoor sound speakers and electrical outlets.

Equipment Available: Varies depending on the venue.

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Additional Policies & Conditions

You’re invited.

These Bentonville gems are available for all your event or meeting needs. Our properties are located close to downtown Bentonville and offer beautiful settings for intimate parties, weddings, showers, and corporate off-sites. With affordable costs, flexibility and unique layouts, we can accommodate every type of event. By booking your event with The Peel Compton Foundation, you’re supporting our mission and keeping the vision of The Peel Compton Foundation alive.

Hours of Access: The Peel Mansion & Heritage Gardens will be open for your event as per the contracted time for the rental. The rental period will include the set-up of your event, the actual event, the breakdown, and clean-up of your event.

Note: You are responsible for set-up/clean-up. No items can remain overnight.

Event Attendant: The Peel Compton Foundation will provide at least one staff member that will be present during your contracted period and available for any venue issues that may arise. The Event Attendant does not coordinate, receive deliveries including food, or assist with catering. The Event Attendant is not responsible for moving items or cleaning. These tasks should be conducted by the designated event planner for your event.

Food & Drink: Our open catering policy allows individuals who rent our venues to bring in their own food and beverages (including alcohol), without any additional fees. Alcohol must be served in full compliance with all applicable laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations for the State of Arkansas.

Catering & Kitchen Equipment: A full prep kitchen is available to renters and their caterers. The kitchen includes a commercial grade ice machine, refrigerator, and warming oven. Your caterer must be licensed and insured to conduct business in the state of Arkansas. Please contact us for our list of preferred wedding professionals.

Equipment Available: Venue rental pricing includes banquet and round tables, chairs, wifi and upgraded technologies including projector with a screen, wireless microphone, overhead sound speaker systems, and more. In addition, a portable outdoor arbor is available and included in your rental price. Table linens are available in many colors for an additional charge.

Entertainment: Hired entertainment will be responsible for their own sound system, clean-up, and equipment.

Cleaning Fee: Events scheduled on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday with up to 25 guests will be charged an additional $150 cleaning fee. The cleaning fee increases $50 for each additional 50 guests in attendance. You may elect to opt out of the cleaning fee if you perform the required rental clean-up as outlined in your contract.

Deposit/Balance: Booking an event at The Peel Mansion & Heritage Gardens requires a 50% down payment due at signing which secures your event date. The remaining balance is due in full two weeks prior to your event date. The Peel Compton Foundation requires a signed contract, and if necessary depending on your event and its size, insurance coverage. We offer discounted rates for both nonprofit events and multi-date events.

Please contact our rental manager at 479-254-3870 or for more details.

More Info

Please contact our rental manager at 479-254-3870 or with any any additional questions.

Rental Agreement and Documents