John Hay Center Meeting Space


The museum also rents our meeting area for a variety of programs.   It is the perfect place for business meetings, baby showers, wedding anniversaries, wedding showers, receptions, and any other occasion.

Call (812) 883-6495 for rental prices and information. Reservations are necessary.

The Depot Meeting Facility

If your tastes lean towards a more rustic environment with a bit of railroading lore thrown in for an added bit of  charm, The Depot Railroad Museum also provides special facilities for conferences and banquets.  [More Details]

Contact us for more details and to make your reservations.

The Lanning House Bed & Breakfast

The Lanning House Bed & Breakfast is locally owned and operated by Mrs. Jeannette Hart. In essence, the lifetime estate will be designated to the Washington County Historical Society at a later date. Designed in the 1800’s, the Lanning House is a beautiful civil war mansion that sits in the peaceful tranquility of Salem. Located across the street from the Depot Railway museum, and less than a 5 minute walk away from the Steven’s Museum, the Lanning House Bed and Breakfast is an enjoyable, efficient, and exciting resting point to the day. Prices range from $45-$65, call 883-3484 for reservations.