Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Westchester/Hudson Valley



The Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is a mid-19th century mansion that stands right in the Pelham Bay Park on sprawling green grounds. If you’re looking for a gorgeous historic venue that offers both sophistication and character, then give this space a second look. Say your “I do’s” in the gorgeous garden’s pebble court amid the sounds of songbirds and stone fountains, providing a charming chateau-like feel for your ceremony. Take stunning photos with your new hubby and the wedding party throughout the beautifully restored mansion interior and immaculately-groomed gardens. Wine and dine all night in the gorgeous sunlit Orangerie, an old conservatory complete with wide windows, 19th-century style sculptures, and french doors that can open out onto the garden. For larger occasions, host a gorgeous tented reception out on the lush mansion lawn. The Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is an elegant historical space that provides top-notch scenery and

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Museum/Gallery, Mansion


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 35 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 125 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 35 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 125 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up time. Early morning can be arranged. Ceremonies can not start until 4:00PM. Events must end by 10:00PM. Tent rental is required with a fee for outdoor events in the winter. Please inquire with venue coordinator.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $700 to $3,500 for a reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony ranges from $500 to $3,500. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee. Please inquire with venue coordinator. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required. Membership is required for all events. Please inquire with venue coordinator for membership fees.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is estimated at between $18,653 and $31,783 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
Wheelchair access limited
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM
No red wine inside the Orangerie room