About Our Facility
The College Station Depot / Benjamin Knox Gallery
is a Historic Landmark and Hip, Cultural Hot Spot
“This is truly one of the most unique and artistic atmosphere you will ever find for any event.”
The newly renovated College Station Depot is now a large open art gallery space that can accommodate 120 people for a sit down meal and 200 people for a standing reception in one room. It has large flat screen TVs and full media capabilities.
The Wine Depot Bar
The beautiful Wine Depot Bar, complete with railroad antiques and large flat screen TV is in the glassed-in porch of the depot and can be separated by giant pocket doors. Our excellent wine menu boasts over 100 different handpicked wines and beers for you to choose from with special event pricing of cash bar capabilities.
The Event Room
The intimate and private Event Room is a separate art gallery space that can accommodate 50 people for a sit down meal and 80 people for a standing reception. It features a historic antique hotel bar, stone fireplace, club sound system, TVs, and full media capabilities.
Caterer’s Kitchen and Buffet Room
We offer an extensive list of preferred professional caterers to accommodate your event from d’oeuvres to steak dinners. We have a full private kitchen that can serve both the Depot and the Event Room. The kitchen has a separate, unassuming entrance to the back alley. Adjacent to the kitchen is the buffet room, which is a separate gallery space. The use of this space is included with the Depot Rental, but not the Event Room rental.
Tables and Seating
Pricing for the Depot includes, as needed, up to nine round tables and 90 padded chairs, or an arrangement of up to twelve tall bistro tables bistro chairs and/or three short bistros with 12 padded chairs.
Pricing for the Event Room includes, as needed, up to five round tables, two rectangular buffet tables, and 50 padded chairs.
The lavishly landscaped grounds are very picturesque. Benjamin Knox artfully designed the facility by combining Texas vernacular and railroad architecture. Included on the premises is a rare historic 1905 caboose, spacious wood decks with vintage style lighting. The facility is the national art gallery headquarters of Benjamin Knox, American Artist and Texas Aggie class of 1990. The backdrop for your event will feature the latest fine art exhibit.