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Rooms & Rental Rates

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JULES VERNE STEAMPUNK LIBRARY

 

Seats 12 - 15

Weekdays ... $20/hr

Weeknights ... $30/hr

Saturdays ... $75/hr

Sundays ... $50/hr

  RESERVE  

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ALICE IN WONDERLAND TEA ROOM

 

Seats 6 

Weekdays ... $15/hr

Weeknights ... $25/hr

Saturdays ... $65/hr

Sundays ... $30/hr

  RESERVE  

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JANE AUSTEN

REGENCY SALON

 

Seats 8 - 10

Weekdays ... $20/hr

Weeknights ... $30/hr

Saturdays ... $75/hr

Sundays ...$50/hr

  RESERVE  

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SECRET MEDIEVAL

CASTLE KEEP

 

Seats 6 - 8

Weekdays ... $15/hr

Weeknights ... $25/hr

Saturdays ... $65/hr

Sundays ... $30/hr

  RESERVE  

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ENGLISH COUNTRY KITCHEN

 

Seats 8 - 10

Weekdays ... $15/hr

Weeknights ... $25/hr

Saturdays ... $65/hr

Sundays ... $30/hr

  RESERVE  

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MAGICAL 

COMMON ROOM

 

Seats 4 - 6

Weekdays ... $15/hr

Weeknights ... $25/hr

Saturdays ... $65/hr

Sundays ... $30/hr

  RESERVE  

Entire First Floor ... $100 per hour / $200 per hour on Saturdays

Entire House ... $300 per hour / $500 on Saturdays

Call (860) 877-6099 or email lisa@storytellerscottage.com to reserve

 

Entertainment Options

Looking for a way to delight your guests at your next private party?

We offer unique entertainment options to add that extra something to your event.

You bring the food and supplies, we'll bring the show! 

Live Murder Mystery

Where every guest is a detective,

and every room holds a suspect...

Two hour whole-house rental

with Live Murder Mystery

Minimum of 10 guests

$50 per person (up to 35​ guests)

Call (860) 877-6099 or EMAIL to reserve

Price includes the rental of the whole house for two hours with murder mystery entertainment. Taxes not included.

Food and dishes not included.

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Professional Magician

With David Reed-Brown 

30-45 minute magic show: $200

or

60 minute magic show: $250

Call (860) 877-6099 or EMAIL to reserve

Up to 25 guests. Requires rental of entire first floor.  

Rental rate not included in magician pricing. 

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Harpist / Storyteller

With Marcie Swift

One hour of traditional Irish and Scottish songs, interspersed with poetry, stories,

and even fortune telling!

 

$200

Call (860) 877-6099

or EMAIL to reserve

About Marcie

House and/or room rental is not included in this cost.

Subject to availability.

 
 
 
 

Kids Birthday Parties

Mystery Room Party

Bring up to 23 of your most clever friends and get ready to put on your detective hats! Choose from one of our three tricky mystery room games and spend an hour solving an exciting mystery. Then choose one of our cool themed rooms and enjoy food, drinks & presents (you bring the food and paper goods). Every birthday child receives a copy of our "Truly the Fairy's Great Adventure" storybook.

   

Choose one, two or three mystery game rooms, depending on the size of your party (8 players can fit in each room).  Then choose your party room -- either the Medieval Castle Room or the English Country Kitchen

Saturdays: $30 + tax per player / plus $65 for one hour for room rental

Sundays: $30 + tax per player / plus $30 for kitchen or $45 for castle rental

 

Call (860)877-6099 or EMAIL to reserve

Deposit required to book equals the cost of your room rental + the cost for one player.

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Magic Show Party

Make your memories magical!  Our house magician, David Reed-Brown, will fill your children with wonder and awe in a forty-five minute magic show in our mysterious Victorian Parlor.  The show includes lots of fun audience interaction, laughter, and amazing feats of wonder!  If you like, David can even have your birthday girl or boy help float a table around the room!  

 

Follow your unique magic show with cake & presents in the

 English Country Kitchen

(you provide the food, beverages, paper goods and party decorations).

Saturdays: $350 includes 45 min magic show plus 45 min kitchen rental

Sundays: $300 includes 45 min magic show plus 45 min Kitchen rental

 

Call (860)877-6099 or EMAIL to reserve

50% deposit required to reserve your party

Up to 15 guests. Full party time is 1.5 hours. 

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Themed Parties

Birthday parties at the Storyteller's Cottage are fantastical! Whether you dream of being a fairy, a princess, a student at Hogwarts, or a medieval adventurer, we can make your birthday wish come true.  

Celebrate your birthday party in the Medieval Castle Room with your very own Fantasy Party Coordinator! Choose a theme and we'll provide a staff member to lead fun games & creative crafts. 

(You provide the food, beverages, paper goods and party decorations)

 

Call (860) 877-6099 or click on a theme below to reserve

Prices, durations, and capacities vary

50% deposit required to reserve your party

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Choose a princess or fairy you would like to theme your party around, and don't forget to bring your wings! Princess Heather will read a story and lead a craft based on the selected princess or fairy.

$250 (Up to 8 guests for 1.5 hours)

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Wear your Hogwarts gear and prepare to take 3 magical classes, such as Potions, Divination, Defense Against the Dark Arts, and more! Each guest will go home with a craft they've made.

$250 (Up to 8 guests for 1.5 hours)

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Scour dungeons, slay dragons, and let your imagination run wild in your very own Dungeons & Dragons campaign. 

Sundays only

$250 (Up to 6 guests for 3 hours)

 
 

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Birthday Parties

PARTY INSIDE YOUR FAVORITE BOOK!

Whether you love Harry Potter, Tinkerbell or Artemis Fowl, your literary birthday party at

The Storyteller's Cottage will be one of a kind!

 

Choose your theme and your favorite room, and we'll create a custom activity for up to 10 of your favorite friends. You bring the food, we'll bring the fun! Choose from our list of popular themes, or tell us about your favorite book and we'll design a special party just for you.

 

Prices start at $30 per guest.

Harry Potter Party

Wear your magical gear and take three classes at Hogwarts! Choose from Potions, Care of Magical Creatures, Charms, Divination, Herbology, Transfiguration or Defense Against the Dark Arts.

 

Ages 8 +

$40 per guest

Adventure to Narnia

Learn classic games like the Pevensie children played, then step through the wardrobe into a winter forest to meet the White Witch and solve her challenges to earn Turkish Delight!

 

Ages 7 +

$30 per guest

Nancy Drew / Sherlock Holmes

Be the detective in your own story! Choose any one of our three mystery room games, then enjoy an hour in one of our party rooms for cake & presents. (You bring the food, drinks & paper goods)

Ages 8+

$40 per guest

(includes game plus party room rental afterward)

PLEASE NOTE: GROUPS OF CHILDREN UNDER AGE 11 MUST HAVE AN ADULT PLAY IN THE ROOM WITH THEM. 

If an adult is not available to play with the group, we will provide two of our staff to play in the room, at a total cost of $45 per guest. 

Alice in Wonderland

Don't be late for this very important date! Make miniature hats, learn mysterious card tricks, and sip tea from fancy china cups.

 

Ages 7+

$30 per guest

Spy School / Gallagher Girls

Learn codebreaking, disguise, surveillance, self-defense, undercover manners and more ... customized to your favorite spy mystery stories

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Ages 9+

$30 per guest

Fairy Princess Tea

Choose your favorite fairy or princess and our own resident costumed princess will read your group a story and show you how to make a craft themed to your fairy princess!

 

Ages 5 - 9

$30 per guest

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Magic Show Party

Make your memories magical!  Our house magician, David Reed-Brown, will fill your children with wonder and awe in a forty-five minute magic show in our mysterious Victorian Parlor.  The show includes lots of fun audience interaction, laughter, and amazing feats of wonder!  If you like, David can even have your birthday girl or boy help float a table around the room!  

 

Follow your unique magic show with cake & presents in the

 English Country Kitchen

(you provide the food, beverages, paper goods and party decorations).

Saturdays: $350 includes 45 min magic show plus 45 min kitchen rental

Sundays: $300 includes 45 min magic show plus 45 min Kitchen rental

50% deposit required to reserve your party

Up to 15 guests. Full party time is 1.5 hours. 

Dungeons & Dragons

Bring your character and enjoy a custom,

3-hour campaign in our secret castle room.

 

Ages 8 +

$60 per guest

ADDITIONAL THEMES

- Artemis Fowl

- Fablehaven

- Percy Jackson

- Minecraft

- or your custom theme

 

AVAILABLE ROOMS

- Magical Common Room (seats 6)

- Alice in Wonderland Tea Room (seats 6)

- Medieval Castle (seats 7)

- English Bistro Kitchen (seats 8)

- Jane Austen Dining Room (seats 10)

Castle & Common can be combined for +$10/guest

750 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury CT | (860) 877-6099

Info@StorytellersCottage.com

© 2020 by Storyteller's Cottage LLC. All rights reserved.

 

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