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Ohio History Center

Columbus, OH View map Visit website


Ohio History Center is a historic wedding venue based in Columbus, Ohio. The onsite team is dedicated to giving couples a versatile location to create new memories to treasure for years to come. Their visually rich setting offers various indoor and outdoor spaces for couples to create their dream event design. With various services and breathtaking backdrops, you will be free to use the area as a blank canvas for your dream day.

Facilities and Capacity

You will have an array of event spaces to choose from at the Ohio History Center, to accommodate up to 400 guests. Couples that want a traditional church ceremony are more than welcome to use the Ohio Village Church. This Gothic-style structure features large, stained glass windows, vintage chandeliers and wall sconces, and a picturesque elevated altar. Up to 225 guests can be seated comfortably among the classic wooden pews on both the main floor and overhead balcony. The rustic Town Hall is also available, which features minimalist decor and a neutral color scheme for couples to create their own decor design. For more intimate, vintage-style receptions, The American House Hotel offers two separate event rooms with an accurate, 1890s-inspired decor theme. The Victorian Room, an elegant dining room, can seat up to 40 guests, while the bright and airy Crawford Room seats up to 100 people. Engaged duos will have the choice of the Plaza Terrace, which has an extensive amount of space to host events of various sizes. Parking is available onsite, with wheelchair accessibility, and valet and shuttle services available to ensure that all guests arrive easily.

Services Offered

Ohio History Center offers various packages to provide soon-to-be-weds with a stress-free planning experience. A staff member will be present during the event, to make sure everyone arrives at the celebration safely and enjoys their day to the fullest. Tables and chairs can be provided, along with lighting and sound systems, in certain venues on the premises. The team will also provide you with a list of their recommended vendors, from caterers to entertainment, that specialize in traditional and Victorian-style weddings. From your engagement party to your last dance at your reception, the onsite team will work to help you make your nuptial celebrations unforgettable.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite

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Describe your venue:

Art Gallery
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?

Bar Services
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors

What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair Access
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800 E 17th St Columbus, OH, 43211
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