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About The Capen House

Unmatched Beauty & Subtle Elegance to make your day Historic

Located in Winter Park, Florida, The Capen House is a romantic museum wedding venue on the picture-perfect grounds of the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens. Between original 1885 heart pine floors and vintage light fixtures, the historic space is ideal for couples who love classic elements with a chic touch. The luxurious lakefront gardens will fill your special day with nature and subtle elegance.

Facilities and Capacity
Spanning over three and a half acres, the manicured landscape offers timeless beauty. The Capen House has an exquisite hospitality suite, a spacious lakefront patio and an indoor veranda with a scenic view of Lake Osceola. The boat dock doubles as extra space for entertainment and creative departures. Couples can comfortably host up to 350 guests over 2,500 square feet of event space.

Services Offered
The historic charm of The Capen House is complemented by their wedding-related services. These offerings include:

  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Bridal suite
  • Wireless internet
  • Additional hours

While The Capen House does not provide in-house catering, they have a list of preferred and approved caterers and bartenders. There is a catering prep kitchen on the premises.

Other Facilities
This romantic venue offers on-site parking and wheelchair access to the grounds. If needed, The Capen House has a preferred vendor for valet parking.

Other Services
To celebrate your love, consider hosting various wedding-related events at this venue. They are happy to provide space for the following celebrations:

  • Bridal shower
  • Engagement party
  • Ceremony
  • Reception

James Seymour Capen, one of Winter Park’s first residents, built the establishment in 1885. Over the next century, it was owned by various local families and couples. It faced demolition in 2013, but the Winter Park community raised enough to money to save the house and move it to the Albin Polasek Museum. The Capen House went through a two-year renovation, resulting in a historic facility full of vintage elegance.

The Capen House is nestled along the edge of Lake Osceola. It is located near the Orlando Science Center, Winter Park History Museum and Rollins College. The Orlando International Airport is 29 minutes away.

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Orlando

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9 Reviews for The Capen House

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A huge thank you to Kim and all of the staff at The Capen House. We held our wedding there and it could not have been a more perfect day. Kim was very communicative throughout the whole process and was so accomodating to help us get everything just right the day of. The venue itself is gorgeous...from the gardens outside with the lake as a backdrop to the interior of the house with its beautiful hardwood floors. My guests are still commenting on how lovely the venue was.

Profile Picture Letha, 3/2/18, 7 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue

Kim was my contact for organizing my wedding. She was on top of keeping in contact with all my vendors and making sure I got as many tours as I needed. The pictures don't do this venue justice. You really have to go and see it for yourself. The grounds are beautiful with all the sculptures to look at and overlooking the lake. The Capen House is gorgeous! The history behind the home, and the grounds of the museum, is what sold us on this venue. Denise, who coordinated and worked my wedding, was just absolutely amazing. She not only worked with the DJ to make sure everything was on time but she also made sure I was okay at all time. She was such a joy to talk to and made me feel so secure about my wedding. When it was my turn to walk down the aisle, I started to cry and get nervous. She gave me the words I needed to hear and the courage to get down to the alter. I would consider her an angel and the perfect person to work my wedding. My wedding was more than I could have ever expected because of this venue and my guests were in awe. Highly recommend this venue for wedding and corporate events.

Profile Picture Crystal, 11/24/17, 9 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue

The Capen House Pricing

Ceremony Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $500.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $500.00
Reception Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $1,500.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $1,500.00
Site Fees Include:
Bridal Suite

The Capen House FAQ

Venue Highlights
Maximum Capacity
Guest Minimum
Event Spaces
Historic, Museum
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner
Bridal Suite
All Inclusive Packages
Clean Up
Event Planning
Event Rentals
In-House Bar
In-House Catering
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
Set Up
Wireless Internet
Wheelchair Access

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Professional Network & Endorsements

One of our team's favorite places to work. So lush and beautiful, it's perfect for weddings.

We have catered many events at the Albin Polasek Museum, ranging from private to corporate to weddings and everything in between. The staff is always a pleasure to work with and the venue is absolutely beautiful!

This an amazing location for a very memorable ceremony and reception. The staff will take really good care of you.


633 Osceola Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789   See On Map
407-647-6294 (phone)
The Capen House is a wedding venue from Central Florida. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Winter Park, Orlando, and Tampa. The Capen House is a professional wedding venue that has been part of the Central Florida wedding industry for 10 years. We specialize in wedding ceremonies, weddings, wedding receptions, outdoor wedddings.