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Is Saturday the only day you are open?

A: Yes, we are open to the general public Saturdays 11am-5pm, no appointment needed. 

I have questions about renting your event venue. Can I read information online?

A. Yes, visit the "Event Venue Rental" tab of the website or click this link.  You are also welcome to call us directly.


What are the Altar Room's upcoming events?

A. You can see a list of our upcoming events by clicking this link.

Do you ship internationally? 

A: Yes! We are very experienced shipping items of value to countries throughout the world.  We are happy to provide you with a shipping quote.

Can I bring my child inside your shop?

A: The Altar Room shop is an all-ages location.  Please note however, the museum shop contains historic and MANY breakable items that can be very tempting to grab and damage.


How can I get a ticket to one of your future “limited seating” events?

A: Newsletter subscribers get dates, information, and first dibs on all ticket opportunities.

Do you buy taxidermy / natural history?

A. No.  We accept donations to be included in our natural history exhibit for education. Please email us directly if you have a donation and we will let you know if it can be accepted and used for public exhibit. 

Can I make a private, guided appointment to shop?

A: Yes.  We schedule private appointments Wednesday/Thursday/Fridays. Appointment dates are 1-2 weeks out on the calendar.  Please email at: to coordinate a day/time.  


How often do you teach classes?

A: Up to 4 classes per year are taught on Thursday evenings in The Altar Room. There are only 20 seats per class. Each class added is announced in our newsletter.  Newsletters go out once a month.  Classes Link


I saw something in a photo from your shop that is not in the online store, Can I buy it online?

A: If you see an item that is not in the online store, but maybe you saw it from a social media post (for example), email or call us and let us know what you saw and we will let you know if it's available, its cost, and what the shipping rate would be.  We ship our larger items throughout the United States. You can also view our: Exhibit 

I have an antique I want to sell; would you be interested?

A: We are interested in very specific items of a particular age (we are history preservationists). You are welcome to email us a photo(s) and the price you are asking, and we will let you know if we are interested.


Do you have a parking lot?

A: Yes, we have a parking lot, and it is free to park for Altar Room guests.


How often do you send out newsletters?

A: Once a month.  Signup on the home page of the website.

Do you offer layaway / payment plan for shoppers?

A:  Yes, we do offer layaway options for in-shop purchases. 

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