Old Red Museum




Rooted in the heart of downtown Dallas on South Houston Street, the Old Red Museum rises from the capital city as a historical and stunning space to host a remarkable wedding and reception. An ideal choice for brides and grooms with traveling wedding day guests, this venue lies east of the Trinity River with easy and convenient access from nearby highways and airports. A local landmark since 1982, the Old Red Museum is a restored court house with grand architecture in a cultural center of Texas. Constructed with grand entryways made of marble and stone, this venue further features 20 foot ceilings, sparkling chandeliers, and Victorian style color schemes as the perfect backdrop for capturing elegant wedding day photos. Equipped with a spacious, renovated Hatton W. Summers Courtroom, this space provides couples ample room to wed, dine, and celebrate with family and friends. If you are searching for a beautiful and sophisticated space to tie the knot, allow the Old Red Museum to take your breath away.

Venue Style

Museum/Gallery, City/Skyline View


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 320 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 320 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at noon. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $2,300 to $4,400 for a reception and includes 5.5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony is $400 with reception rental or ranges from $2,100 to $3,100 for a 2-hour ceremony-only wedding with no reception. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $250/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Old Red Museum is estimated at between $9,081 and $20,053 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Public garage
Coat racks

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 2:00AM
LED candles only
Biodegradable items are permitted to be thrown with approval