includes access to the grounds and trails on the estate. Although the house itself is not open to guests, the back porch includes modern restrooms and a staging area for catering. You have access to the facility on the day of your event in advance of your start time for logistical details, and up to midnight of your rental date. When booking an event, the host receives a Family membership. Membership benefits include a 15% discount in the gift shop, the quarterly newsletter, the Journal of Erie Studies, invitations to members-only events, such as the annual Meeting and Christmas party, as well as free admission throughout the year to the museum and to our non-ticketed member events.