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Durwood Film Vault

A 35-ton steel door sets the tone for an impressive meeting space. The old bank vault is equipped with the latest AV technologies for business presentations or private screenings.


Central Library: Vault Level
14 West 10th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105


  • Theatre: 28


  • Built-in audio-visual system capable of computer connections for presentations as well as DVD capabilities for films.
  • Dimmable lighting and curtain controls for the exact feel appropriate to your event.

Rental rates

Private Movie Screenings: $65.00 per Movie

Group Type Event Type Full Day Rate (8 hours) Half Day Rate (4 hours or less)
Standard Basic $500 $250
Standard Special $1000 $500
Nonprofit Basic $250 $125
Nonprofit Special $750 $325

Special notes

  • Adjacent Vault Foyer Area may be used for receptions for additional $250 charge.
  • Use of the Library’s video stock (including feature movies) is encouraged but specific titles cannot be guaranteed for use during your event.