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The Gilmore Car Museum is an ideal location for any type of wedding reception or ceremony. Laid out on 90 acres of beautiful Michigan scenery, the Gilmore Car Museum's historic barns provide a stunning backdrop for your event. Our barns and stunning classic cars will give your wedding that rustic touch while still maintaining the elegance that you deserve for your wedding.

Included with your rental fee, you will recieve a wedding coordinator to help you with every step of your planning. From rentals to caterers to decorations, we'll give you the benefit of our expertise to make your vision a reality.

Now open, our new Heritage Center offers options for brides. With banquet facilites that can hold up to 160 guests and an attached exhibit area, this venue is ideal for an intimate reception or ceremony.

For more information, please contact Merry Coder, Director of Special Events, at 269-671-5089 x 12 or

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Banquet Hall
Historic Building

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Christine Married on 10/12/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Gorgeous space

Everything at the venue was perfection. The guests continue to rave about how beautiful everything was.
User2052499 2+ years ago
5 out of 5 rating
We had our wedding reception at the Gilmore Car Museum and I am so happy that we did!

The reception package that we chose included museum touring so our guests were entertained while the bridal party was getting their photos taken at the church.

Some of our guests told us from the moment they arrived they were welcomed with open arms. A person showed them where the coat room was and were taken care of very well. Gilmore worked very well with the other vendors on site so right away they had a beverage and an appetizer and were looking at an incredible collection of cars that is world famous right in our backyard!

Betsy & Sherri and all they other staff members were a treat to work with. If I had a question they had an answer right away but there weren't too many questions because they really thought of everything!

They also gave me some guidance on the coordination of it all which was so greatly appreciated.

Gilmore Car Museum exceeded all of my expectations helping to make our special day feel magical. It was better than we could have dreamed and we will always remember how much fun we had at Gilmore Car Museum!

If you haven't been there I highly recommend it for a date with your special someone, a trip with the family or even your wedding reception like we did!

A class act. Thank you Gilmore Car Museum!
Betty Married on 10/11/2014
5 out of 5 rating
It was the best!!!! Classy, professional, so helpful. Betsy the event coordinator was so reassuring , helped so much and didn't miss a thing. Guests loved the entire evening and will be back to visit the entire museum in the future. Thank - you Gimore for a job well done and a perfect evening for my daughter and son in law. We will never forget this evening.
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Gilmore Car Museum frequently asked questions

The space offered by Gilmore Car Museum for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Historic Building
  • Museum
Gilmore Car Museum offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Gilmore Car Museum offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
Gilmore Car Museum offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Event Planner
Gilmore Car Museum is recommended by 93% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.7 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.8 in value, 4.7 in quality of service, 4.7 in flexibility, 4.6 in average response time and 4.4 in professionalism.

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