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James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home

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Up to 150 guests


The James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home and Billie Lou Wood Visitor Center is a perfect venue for small weddings, rehearsal dinners, or receptions. Located in the heart of the Lockerbie Square historic neighborhood, our site offers a quiet and beautiful setting just a ten minute walk from downtown. With both indoor and outdoor events spaces availalbe, you can incoporate our wonderful green space into your wedding plans.

The James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home is a National Historic Landmark and is the perfect backdrop for your wedding or the spacious side lawn provides an elegant atmosphere for an outdoor wedding. Our idyllic historic site is located a short walk from the Mass Ave Cultural District, offering a variety of restaurant and shops your guests could enjoy before or after your wedding.

The James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home has all the following features:

  • Indoor and Outdoor events spaces.
  • Hybrid options to for unqiue weddings the incorpoate the Vistor Center and garden areas.
  • A historic setting.
  • Many catering and restaurant options.
  • Access to many event resources and supples such as tables, chairs, multimedia screens, etc.

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Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Clean Up
Outside Vendors

What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair Access
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528 Lockerbie St Indianapolis, IN, 46202
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