The Capen House

633 Osceola Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Capen House

Located in Winter Park, Florida, The Capen House is a romantic museum wedding venue on the picture-perfect grounds of the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens. Between original 1885 heart pine floors and vintage light fixtures, the historic space is ideal for couples who love classic elements with a chic touch. The luxurious lakefront gardens will fill your special day with nature and subtle elegance.

Facilities and Capacity
Spanning over three and a half acres, the manicured landscape offers timeless beauty. The Capen House has an exquisite hospitality suite, a spacious lakefront patio and an indoor veranda with a scenic view of Lake Osceola. The boat dock doubles as extra space for entertainment and creative departures. Couples can comfortably host up to 350 guests over 2,500 square feet of event space.

Services Offered
The historic charm of The Capen House is complemented by their wedding-related services. These offerings include:

  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Bridal suite
  • Wireless internet
  • Additional hours


Cuisine
While The Capen House does not provide in-house catering, they have a list of preferred and approved caterers and bartenders. There is a catering prep kitchen on the premises.

Other Facilities
This romantic venue offers on-site parking and wheelchair access to the grounds. If needed, The Capen House has a preferred vendor for valet parking.

Other Services
To celebrate your love, consider hosting various wedding-related events at this venue. They are happy to provide space for the following celebrations:

  • Bridal shower
  • Engagement party
  • Ceremony
  • Reception


History
James Seymour Capen, one of Winter Park’s first residents, built the establishment in 1885. Over the next century, it was owned by various local families and couples. It faced demolition in 2013, but the Winter Park community raised enough to money to save the house and move it to the Albin Polasek Museum. The Capen House went through a two-year renovation, resulting in a historic facility full of vintage elegance.

Location
The Capen House is nestled along the edge of Lake Osceola. It is located near the Orlando Science Center, Winter Park History Museum and Rollins College. The Orlando International Airport is 29 minutes away.

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  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.5
  • Flexibility 4.5
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.6

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    Helenn Bustillo · Getting married on 02/09/2020

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    Beautiful Venue

    The Capen House is truly a beautiful venue. Kim and Denise have been gems so far and so extremely helpful throughout the touring and booking process answering every single one of our questions and accommodating us as possible!

    Sent on 04/01/2019
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    Eunha Jin · Married on 03/30/2019

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    Beautiful historic site!

    The Capen House is a beautiful historic site for our wedding! It was small enough to accommodate our guests numbering 90+ so it was cozy. There is a lovely sculpture garden and museum free for guests and great photo opportunities. The venue was wonderful to work with. Beware no candles fires confetti, flowers are ok! We used a caterer for our wedding. Also no electric acoustics for outdoors, but you can set up music inside using their audio system. Thank you! We had a beautiful wedding!

    Sent on 04/12/2019

    The Capen House's reply:

    You and your family are so charming -- it was a pleasure working with you all! I'm thrilled you had a perfect day and hope you will visit next time you are in town from the Big Apple!

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The Capen House 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? $ 1,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,500.00
  • 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? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite
  • Describe your venue: Garden, Historic Building, Mansion, Museum, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Get Ready Rooms
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access

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3 Endorsements

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    One of our team's favorite places to work. So lush and beautiful, it's perfect for weddings.

  • Levan's Catering
    Levan's Catering Wedding Caterers

    We have catered many events at the Albin Polasek Museum, ranging from private to corporate to weddings and everything in between. The staff is always a pleasure to work with and the venue is absolutely beautiful!

  • Rentaland Tents & Events
    Rentaland Tents & Events Wedding Rentals

    This an amazing location for a very memorable ceremony and reception. The staff will take really good care of you.

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  • 633 Osceola Avenue Winter Park, FL, 32789 See on map
    407-499-8043 (Phone number)

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