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Reception
$2,000 starting price
Ceremony
$500 starting price
Bar service
$25 per person
Reception
$2,000 starting price
Ceremony
$500 starting price
Bar service
$25 per person

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Guests comfort
Quality catering
Amenities

About

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Have a wedding for the history books at Mercer Museum! This 7-story museum was opened in 1916 by Henry Champan Mercer who wanted to create a space that preserved the relics of America in the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, Mercer Museum is home to a collection of over 30,000 handmade tools that were going to be swept away by the Industrial Revolution. With its beautiful castle exterior and rich history inside, you and your guests are sure to be transported back in time! Soon-to-be-weds can become a part of this history when they choose to host their nuptials here.

Facilities and Capacity

Dr. Henry Chapman Mercer, the designer and architect of the property, meant for the museum to look like a castle. This lends itself well to those who want a wedding that has been plucked from the pages of a storybook. When you book here, your engagement party, rehearsal dinner, shower, ceremony, and reception can take place within these halls. Guests can witness your union as you say your vows on the well-manicured lawns or in the Elkins Gallery if you prefer something inside. If you want to dine under the stars, the venue's clear-topped tent offers a spectacular atmosphere. It can also hold up to 150 people, ensuring that all your loved ones can be in attendance. Couples can also go explore the museum and take some one-of-a-kind pictures to commemorate their big day.

Services Offered

The team at Mercer Museum are excited to welcome you for your nuptials. Couples can make use of various event items and amenities on offer, including tables, chairs, glassware, linens, get-ready rooms, event planners, and more. The catering team and bartending staff will make your dining experience one to remember. The team can also assist with setup and clean up, as well as parking.

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?

$2,000

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

$2,000

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?

$500

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

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$25

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Signature Drink

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

50

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Art Gallery
Historic Building
Museum

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
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?

Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Dance Floor
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
July
August
November
December
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Reviews of Mercer Museum

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Alex Sent on 01/24/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing Venue!

What a amazing venue. Beautiful place for a wedding. We decided to book the Mercer Museum for our fall wedding and the photos online don’t do it justice, spectacular. We toured the venue and were blown away by how incredibly beautiful it is, the great packages, and the coordinators are so responsive and accommodating. The venue package comes with everything you need to make for easy planning. Could not recommend enough!!
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Jennifer W. Sent on 09/02/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Had a wonderful experience!

We had our event here with Jeffrey Miller Catering and couldn't have asked for anything more! From the food to the venue to the staff, everything was perfect and above and beyond our expectations. This venue has so many different options and truly offered the unique experience we wanted for all of our guests.
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Randi Sent on 09/23/2018
5 out of 5 rating
We knew we wanted a unique wedding venue because we were tired of attending weddings at golf clubs, hotels, farms, etc. We visited the Mercer Museum a year before we were engaged and fell in love with the artifacts. Once Sean popped the question, we wondered if the Museum would even consider having a wedding.

Turns out, they do host weddings! We had our reception in the Central Hall with our guests surrounding us on the multiple levels. They explored the museum during cocktail hour, held in Elkin's Gallery, and we enjoyed dinner under a romantic tent. Dancing took place in the Gallery and our cigar bar was located right outside the tent.

Our guests raved about how unique and fun the wedding was! I would highly recommend this venue!
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Mercer Museum frequently asked questions

Mercer Museum includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
Mercer Museum includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Server(s)
  • Wedding Cake
The bar service starting price at Mercer Museum includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
  • Signature Drink
The space offered by Mercer Museum for wedding events is known for:
  • Art Gallery
  • Historic Building
  • Museum
Mercer Museum offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Mercer Museum offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Mercer Museum offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Outside Vendors
Mercer Museum offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Tables
  • Tents
  • Tent Accessories
Mercer Museum is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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