Morris Museum

North Jersey

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Description

Imagine the possibilities when you host your wedding at the elegant Morris Museum. Enjoy the distinctive open space of the grand Entrance Pavilion, linking the Georgian-style mansion with sleek modern glass walls. Dine beneath the stars in the Museum Court. A one-of-a-kind area linking the 1913 Twin Oaks mansion with a modern two-story promenade, the Museum Court boasts a breathtaking skylight, allowing natural light to shine through. Central to the museum’s galleries, including the museum’s Guinness Collection exhibition, the Court is a unique and spacious area to hold a reception. For more intimate parties, experience the warmth of the Dodge Room, complete with historic moldings, a fireplace, a baby grand piano, and antique furniture. The best part of a Morris Museum wedding? The after-hour access to the Museum’s distinguished galleries! The Morris Museum is Morris County’s epicenter of art, science, culture, and history. Here, you are free to create a unique experience for your friends and family that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Museum/Gallery

Services

Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 312 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time must start after 4:00PM. Event end time is flexible.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $500 to $4,000 for ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee to rent the Theater is $1,000 for ceremony only. Additional hours can be arranged and additional hour fees range from $100 to $800 pending on room. Additional hour prices provided by Wedding Spot are based off of Entrance Pavilion rental. Please inquire with venue wedding coordinator for more details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Morris Museum is estimated at between $15,557 and $27,042 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

BYO, Choose from List

Alcohol

BYO

Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Piano
Security
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
After hours access to galleries with full museum rental

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
No restrictions on music end time
No helium balloons