Chester County History Center
On WeddingWire since 2012
The Venue at Chester County History Center is an exceptional and unique historic wedding venue located in the heart of downtown West Chester, PA. Convenient to Hotel Warner, boutique shops, galleries and restaurants and minutes away from major Brandywine Valley attractions, our venue is the perfect spot to make history together! This beautiful historic building, offering many photo opportunities, was built for the YMCA in 1908, then purchased and renovated by CCHC in 1993. Your guests will also have access to the award winning museum's many galleries in Horticultural Hall, designed by Thomas Ustick Walter and built in 1849. This building has the distinction of housing the first Pennsylvania women's rights convention in 1852 among other influential historic events and performances by well-known 19th century entertainers.
Facilities and Capacity
The Auditorium consists of 2,600 square feet of versatile event space which will accommodate an intimate sit-down dinner for 150 guests to a cocktail reception for up to 300 guests. The outdoor terrace is an exceptional location for cocktails with beautiful glass doors opening into the atrium space. The wedding suite includes two separate rooms for use by the wedding party for gathering and wedding preparation.
We offer multiple wedding package options including micro-wedding all-inclusive packages customized to our clients unique style. Also, our venue can accommodate both your wedding ceremony and reception. Our standard packages include:
Day of Coordination
Choice of caterer from preferred catering list to meet our clients budget and tastes
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Tent for the Terrace
Building is fully handicap accessible
Chester County History Center is a non-profit organization.
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