Legacy of the Lakes Museum

205 3rd Ave W, Alexandria, MN 56308 Map · Phone number
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About Legacy of the Lakes Museum

Legacy of the Lakes Museum is a historic museum and garden wedding venue located in Alexandria, Minnesota. Their space includes several options for couples to choose from, including a private, beautiful garden on the lake; a large, paved patio with a tent; and and industrial chic reception hall. The spaces can be transformed for whatever style wedding is desired, from casual to elegant to rustic.

Facilities and Capacity

Legacy of the Lakes Museum offers a variety of spaces for weddings to be held, including indoor, covered outdoor, and uncovered outdoor options with scenic views. Their Legacy Gardens borders the lake, and features a stage, a 40’ x 60’ paved seating area, gazebos, a bar, and a dock, and makes for a beautiful setting for ceremonies. Afterwards, receptions can be hosted in The Boathouse, which can seat up to 160 guests theatre-style, or 140 at round tables. There are spaces for both sides of the wedding party to get ready. Lighted parking lots are available, and the facility is wheelchair accessible. Legacy of the Lakes Museum is quiet and private, but centrally located for guests' convenience.

Services Offered

The team at Legacy of the Lakes Museum is passionate about making sure that every piece of planning a dream wedding goes as smoothly as possible. They provide all clients with an on-site coordinator/host, so that couples and their loved ones can enjoy the day. Every wedding event you may have in mind can be held at the facility, including ceremonies, receptions, and elopements, plus rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and engagement parties. Outside vendors are welcome, and there is no food and beverage minimum. Legacy of the Lakes Museum can provide couples with chairs, linens, and tables. Caterers can make use of the staging area as well. There is WiFi available throughout the property so you can share your experience with far-flung loved ones.

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The boat house
The boat house
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Wedding outdoors | Credit: amy ekren photography
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Newlyweds by the lake | Credit: barefoot photography
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Outdoor tent setup | Credit: hailey marie photo
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Couple pose | Credit: dalayna mcknight photo
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Wedding at the dock | Credit: renee massingham photo
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Couple portrait | Credit: amy ekren photography
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Wedding processional
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Getting married | Credit: dalayna mcknight photo
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Outdoor wedding | Credit: 99 perspectives photo
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Newlyweds | Credit: design studio by stacy
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Reading his vows | Credit: hailey marie photo
Group photo | Credit: renee massingham photo
Group photo | Credit: renee massingham photo
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Couple outdoors | Credit: hailey marie photo
Couple outdoors | Credit: hailey marie photo

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1 Reviews for Legacy of the Lakes Museum

Recommended by 72% of couples


3.6 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 3.0
  • Professionalism 4.0
  • Flexibility 3.0
  • Value 4.0
  • Average response time 4.0
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    Abbigail · Married on 06/30/2018

    3.6
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    • Responsiveness:
      4.0
    • Value:
      4.0
    • Flexibility:
      3.0
    • Professionalism:
      4.0

    Ras/mock wedding

    We did most of the work when it came to the wedding. The grounds were beautiful and well cared for. I heard from people in the wedding party and guests that they felt the host at the museum was rude to them. Overall a very good experience.

    Sent on 11/27/2018

    Legacy of the Lakes Museum's reply:

    Thank you Abbigail for reviewing our venue on WeddingWire. We are so glad you enjoyed our beautiful Legacy Gardens, and apologize for any inconvenience your guests experienced. We hope you are enjoying your new life with your love!

Legacy of the Lakes Museum FAQ

  • 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? $ 4,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 2,500.00
  • 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? $ 4,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 2,500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Linens, Parking, Tables
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Garden
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • 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? Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Wifi
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? May, June, July, August, September
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, October, November, December

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    320-759-1114 (Phone number)

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