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Chester County History Center

West Chester, PA View map Visit website
Rating 4.9 out of 5
11 reviews
$2k - $4k For 100 Guests

About

$2k - $4k For 100 Guests

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.

Services Offered

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:

Wedding Suite

Day of Coordination

Choice of caterer from preferred catering list to meet our clients budget and tastes

Tables and chairs

Dance Floor

Tent for the Terrace

Building is fully handicap accessible

Chester County History Center is a non-profit organization.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$2,400

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$2,200

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$600

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$400

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Event Planning
Lighting/Sound
Set Up
Tables

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

6

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Historic Building
Museum

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Wifi

What event items are available?

Chairs
Dance Floor
Lighting
Tents

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens

What months are included in your peak season?

February
March
April
May
June
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
July
August

11 Reviews

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Recommended by 98% of couples
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    Camille L. Married on 02/25/2021
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    Excellent!!

    Cyndi was the best. She helped with every aspect of our wedding! It was a perfect evening.
    I would recommend this venue!

    Chester County History Center's reply:

    Thank you so much for your kind words! It was a pleasure to be a part of your wedding. Happy New Year!
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    Joseph K. Married on 08/03/2019
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    Wedding Brunch

    The team did a wonderful job for our wedding brunch. Food was all kept hot and fresh throughout the event. Staff was extremely attentive.
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    Susan H. Married on 10/06/2018
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    Exceptional venue right in the Borough

    We LOVED our reception at Chester County Historical Society. Our guests enjoyed cocktails while perusing a few exhibits, and our young guests loved going out afterwards to party in town! Cyndi was very helpful and everything worked out perfectly. We want to do it again!

    Chester County History Center's reply:

    Thank you Susan! You could have an anniversary party here! Would love to work with you again.

    Cyndi

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A unique venue. A must see!

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225 N High St West Chester, PA, 19380
6106924800
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