Museum of the American Revolution




Located in the historic heart of Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution reflects the city that was instrumental to America’s found. Located just two blocks away from Independence Hall and across the street from Carpenter’s Hall, this unique museum is built around telling the story of our nation’s founding. With its immersive gallery experiences, object theaters, recreated historical scenes, and dramatic architecture, this museum is also perfect for hosting a one-of-a-kind wedding day. Rising three stories above the street and expanding out 118,000 square feet total, this building boasts a number of unique venues for your big day. Some of these spaces include exhibit galleries, theaters, and a welcoming lobby area. If you hope to channel the breathtaking drama of American history -- from the early stirrings of unrest in Boston to the opening shots of our War for Independence -- on your wedding day, then look no further than the Museum of the American Revolution!

Venue Style

Museum/Gallery, Modern


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,000 to $6,000 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The rental fee for a ceremony is $250. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $1,000/hr. There is also a 100 guest count minimum applied to all package events.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Museum of the American Revolution is estimated at between $21,718 and $25,789 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Chiavari chairs
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Kitchen for prep only
Public parking
Complimentary bottle of champagne included

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Exclusive caterer for venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight