Midwest Old Threshers has a number facilities that are available for rental. There is only one facility which is year round usage, with heat and air conditioning, The Theatre Museum. For further information or to set up a time to view the facilities please contact Old Threshers at 319-385-8937.

  Facility Rental Cost Deposit Capacity
Center Chapel $150 / day $100 100
Pleasant Lawn School $150 / day $100 40
Golden Slipper Saloon $150 / day $100 80-100
Theatre Museum
Lower Level
$200 / day $100 180
Prairie Gem Church
$150 / day $100 120
Colfax School $150 / day $100 40
Antique Car &
Truck Building
$250 / day $100 400+
Heritage Museum
Building B
Center of building area
Surrounded by
Museum Displays
$300 / day $150 100-1000
Carousel Pavilion $150 / day $100 100-150
  Carousel Operating $300 / day
(4 hours min)
$300 100-150
Wright Family Pavilion
Shelter Area
$100 / day $100 1000 +

Wright Family Pavilion

Shelter Area &
Kitchen Area

$150 / day $100 1000 +
Barb Heaton Pavilion
Shelter Area
$100 / day $50 100


Individuals renting a facility are required to write a rental fee check and a deposit check (the deposit check is returned after the condition of the facility is reviewed by staff). Facility users are responsible cleaning prior to usage and must leave facility cleaned and free of refuse. Decorating can be done with prior permission from staff. Beer and wine (no liquor by the drink) can be served in some facilities with permission from Midwest Old Threshers and the City of Mount Pleasant (if the facility is in McMillan Park). Individuals will be issued keys for the facility that must be returned prior to the condition review by Midwest Old Threshers’ staff.

Folding Chairs $1/chair (plus $20 staging fee if staff move)

Banquet Tables (8’) $7/table (plus $20 staging fee if staff move)

MERA Electric Trolley $100/hour - $300/day (4 hours min) 2 week advance rental

Traction Steam Engine $200/hour (qualified engineer - required)
        Location at Midwest Old Threshers (other locations will be individually priced) 2 week advance rental

Shuttle School Bus $50/hour (driver included – Mt. Pleasant only)


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