Merchant's House Museum

29 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003 Map · Phone number
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About Merchant's House Museum

The Merchant's House Museum is NYC's only family home preserved virtually intact from the 19th century. Complete with the family's original furniture and decorative arts, it presents an unparalleled view of life in New York from 1835-1865. The ideal location for your intimate ceremony or elopement, say your vows in the museum’s lushly planted 19th-Century “Secret” Garden.

Rental Guidelines under COVID-19 (Guidelines subject to change)

Wedding Ceremony in the Garden

Up to 25 people — Including the bridal couple, guests, and all vendors (photographer, officiant, musicians, etc.)
Two hours (no early entry)
Rental fee $1,200 — Includes a tax-deductible membership in the Merchant’s House Museum
Chairs — On-site Wedding Concierge and Museum Staff will set up/break down folding chairs.

The elegant Greek Revival Double Parlor is available for ceremonies in case of rain.

Post-Wedding Ceremony Toast

Bring your own champagne and light hors d’oeuvres.
Toast within Ceremony (2 hours total): $15 per person (min. $150)
Add one hour (3 hours total): $25 per person (min. $250)
Museum Staff will set up one table.

Client is responsible for providing all other supplies (tablecloth, cups, napkins, food/beverage), as well as set up, arranging, and serving. Catered events are not permitted.

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Merchant's House Museum FAQ

  • 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?
    Chairs
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    25
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Historic Building
    Museum
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
  • What event services do you offer?
    Get Ready Rooms

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  • 29 East 4th Street New York, 10003 See on map
    2127771089 (Phone number)
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Merchant's House Museum frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Merchant's House Museum?

Merchant's House Museum includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Chairs

What are the most important characteristics of Merchant's House Museum in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Merchant's House Museum for wedding events is known for:

  • Historic Building
  • Museum

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Merchant's House Museum for wedding events?

Merchant's House Museum offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does Merchant's House Museum offer?

Merchant's House Museum offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony

What services does Merchant's House Museum offer for wedding events?

Merchant's House Museum offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Get Ready Rooms