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The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum

Cincinnati, OH View map Visit website
Rating 4.6 out of 5
10 reviews
Up to 250 guests

About

Up to 250 guests

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum is a historic wedding venue located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The building was constructed in 1906 and operated as a public library until 1959. Since then, it has been lovingly restored to its original design and offers couples an ideal location to host their milestone celebrations.

Facilities and Capacity

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum can provide a number of options for your ceremony and reception. The property features two stylish reception rooms and an expansive entry hall encompassing 3,400 square feet. Arched windows, opulent brass chandeliers, and patterned wooden floors add to the venue's decadent atmosphere. These event spaces can comfortably accommodate from 200 to 250 guests. Couples are invited to utilize the property's elegant outdoor space, providing an ideal backdrop for taking some wedding photos or enjoying a cocktail or two. Smaller wedding parties can avail of the more intimate, yet equally well-appointed East and West Rooms. A luxurious get-ready suite is also provided to allow to-be-weds to prepare for their upcoming celebration in comfort.

Services Offered

The team at The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum offers a range of services to help make your big day even more special. Services such as day-of coordination, professional uplighting, and cake cutting are provided. This team can also help with the setup and cleanup of all event areas. Catering services are provided by the experienced team at Jeff Thomas Catering, who can offer a range of cuisine options. With over 30 years in the catering business, these professionals strive to provide top-quality dishes to every event, and specific dietary requirements are easily accommodated.

Some additional services provided include:

  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Linens
  • Trusted vendors list
  • Parking
  • WiFi

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Event Planning
Parking
Tables

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

Cake Cutting

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$7

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

House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Open Bar
Signature Drink

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Engagement Party

What event services do you offer?

Event Planner
Event Rentals
Set Up

What event items are available?

Chairs
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November

10 Reviews

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Recommended by 91% of couples
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    Claire B. Married on 12/10/2019
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    Still getting compliments

    This venue was something out of my dreams. So quaint, however able to fit our wedding of around 160 comfortably. If you want something different but historic in Cincinnati, this is your place.
  • User2055132 2+ years ago
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    We LOVED our venue! It photographed so well and it was a location that was totally new to all of our guests (important to us since we've been to many weddings around Cinci). It was an awesome value, and we loved supporting a historic building that does so much for the community. Everyone here was so easy-going. A few heads up (that we ended up loving!), you will have to hire a valet company and use Jeff Thomas Catering... again we're so glad we did use both! Highly recommend... not just for weddings!
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    Missy Married on 12/08/2018
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    The perfect venue

    My husband and I really love this venue. It's beautiful and has it's own charm without us having to do anything to the space. We added our touch through the centerpieces and incorporated our colors through the linens. Jeff and Tiffany at Jeff Thomas Catering were wonderful to work with and they coordinated well with our wedding planner. The food was delicious and everything went off without a hitch. We're so grateful that we picked the Carnegie!

Awards

  • 10

Real Weddings

  • Kevin & Amanda
    98 photos · 06/13/2021
  • Lynn & Tom
    43 photos · 06/26/2020

Deals

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum 1
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Brides who host their wedding at The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum January, February or March will receive 20% off of the rental rate.

Pricing

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3738 Eastern Avenue Cincinnati, OH, 45226
5134735745
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