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Lambert Castle Grounds
Receptions, Ceremonies, and Social Functions
At this time the inside of Lambert Castle is no longer available for private events, parties or functions.
All receptions, ceremonies, and parties must take place on the grounds between May 1st and September 15th. Renters and their caterers and guests have limited access to the Castle’s first floor, for use of the restrooms and serving kitchen only. Under no circumstances are renters or their guests allowed to use the building for their event in the case of bad weather. Please review the policy below for more details and rates.
Outside Rental Policy
(To view the Outdoor Rental Policy click here)
Lambert Castle Museum Interior
Programs, Performances, and Filming
The inside of Lambert Castle may be rented for educational or historic-minded functions. These functions include programs, lectures, exhibits and documentary/historic filming. Rentals must not conflict with the hours of the museum and library. Please review the policy below for more details and rates.
Inside Rental Policy
(To view the Indoor Rental Policy click here)
Interested in Booking an Event
All requests to use Lambert Castle interior or grounds must be made in writing at least 90 days prior to the date of the rental. All applications are subject to approval by the Passaic County Historical Society Board of Trustees. We strongly encourage potential renters to be schedule a meeting with our staff beforehand, to review your plans and some of our rental regulations.Please be aware that the Castle may not be available due to a Historical Society sponsored event. Due to the available facilities, we do not host more than one event at the same time. All PCHS events are listed on our Calendar of Events page. During the months of October and November, the Castle is not available for rentals as we are preparing and holding our Holiday Boutique.
The Passaic County Historical Society recommends the following preferred vendors for your event:
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Grounds Permit Application
Thank you for your interest in the grounds at Lambert Castle. As of June 1, 2018 all permits for the grounds at Lambert Castle will be issued directly from Passaic County. For more information and to proceed with your request, please contact Kelly Ruffel, the Director of Cultural and Historic Affairs. Kelly’s email is firstname.lastname@example.org Please be aware that all commercial photography or private event DOES REQUIRE a permit. If you do not have a permit, you will be asked to leave the park.
If you already have a permit issued through the Historical Society, or have submitted an application to PCHS before June 1st, the old grounds permit rules will cover your grounds use.
Please send all application letters or forms to our staff at email@example.com with the subject line: FACILITY RENTAL
If you are interested in having photographs taken at the Castle, please visit our commercial photography page for details.