Weddings

CEREMONIES

Garden Wedding Ceremonies are for a period of one and one half hours. A one-hour rehearsal by appointment is included in the rental fee. Wedding parties are welcome to use the grounds for wedding photos during the rental period.

Wedding ceremony rehearsals are by appointment only and typically take place the day before the ceremony. Contact the Function Rental Coordinator to schedule an appointment. Due to our summer concert series, Friday rehearsals in July and August must conclude before 5:00 pm. The Museum strongly advises that the Justice of the Peace, Minister, Rabbi, or other Clergy are present at the rehearsal to ensure an organized and professional format. A function rental staff member will be present during your rehearsal.

  • GARDEN CEREMONY $850 1½ hours up to 150 people
  • INDOOR CEREMONY $750 an hour up to 20 people

TERRACE GARDEN RECEPTIONS

Single Tent Receptions

Terrace Garden Receptions include three hours of reception time and an additional two hours for set up and one hour for clean up. They accommodate approximately 75 guests. The rental fee includes the use of the tent, indoor kitchen facilities for caterers, restrooms, and a dressing room on the terrace level. Ceremonies may take place during the three-hour reception period for no additional charge. The client or caterer must rent tables, chairs and all other equipment required for the event.

Double Tent Receptions

Double tent rental includes all the benefits of the above, two tents with sidewalls and a connector canopy that creates two outdoor spaces. The Double Tent accommodates up to 200 guests. The client or caterer must rent tables, chairs and all other equipment required for the event. Please call for pricing.

  • Single Tent (40 x 40)
    3 hours up to 75 people
  • Single Tent plus Add’l Tent (40 x 40)
    3 hours up to 140 people
  • Single Tent plus Add’l Tent (40 x 60)
    3 hours up to 200 people

REHEARSAL DINNER RENTALS

Rehearsal dinners accommodate up to approximately 75 guests. The rental fee includes the use of the tent, indoor kitchen facilities for caterers, and restrooms. The client or caterer must rent tables, chairs and all other equipment required for the event.

  • Single Tent (40×40) $750 per hour up to 75 seated or 125 cocktail party
  • Two hour rental minimum
  • Two hour set-up and one hour clean-up included in rental

GARDEN PHOTO INFORMATION

Photo Session Rentals are for one hour. In the event of inclement weather you are welcome to use the museum’s front parlors and staircase for photos (12 persons allowed inside the museum for indoor photos). Due to the artifacts in the Museum and our historic gardens all children in the wedding party must be chaperoned at all times.

  • Outdoor Sessions: $300 1 hour up to 20 people

For further information, please email Kimberly Rioux or call her at (508) 997-1401.

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