Make history together when you celebrate your wedding day at The Washington County History Center. Make your guests say "WOW," as they step into the truly unique 1889 Circuit Courtroom at the Old Courthouse Museum. Recite your vows showered in the natural light streaming in from the large original art glass windows. The gleaming oak and maple woodwork, and 24-foot high hand-painted coffered ceilings will wrap you and your guests in impressive beauty and historic grandeur. After the ceremony, flip the room from ceremony site to reception. Depending on table, chair, catering, and bar arrangement, the 1889 Circuit Courtroom can accommodate up to 120 people for a seated reception or up to 150 people for a cocktail reception. Rental fee includes the use of a kitchenette and a room for staging. The Old Courthouse Museum has an elevator, and plenty of free lot and street parking.
Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception
Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 120 guests
Set up time can start at 11:00AM. Events must end by midnight.
The rental fee is $425 for a ceremony and reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding is $150. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $50/hr. A refundable security deposit of $200 is required.
The average wedding cost at The Old Courthouse Museum is estimated at between $2,239 and $8,071 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
|Bride's dressing area|
|Groom's dressing area|
|Tables and chairs provided|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Kitchen for prep only|
|Large parking lot|
|Beer and wine only|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|General liability insurance required|
|No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.|
|Approved outside caterer allowed|
|Amplified music OK indoors only|
|Smoking outside only|
|Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer|
|Music must end by 11:00PM|
|No open flames|