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The Centers for Culture and History in Orleans

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About

The Centers for Culture and History in Orleans, Massachusetts is a historic building and wedding venue. Originally built in the early 1830s, it features the Meetinghouse and Hurd Chapel. The property was purchased and repurposed in 1958. In 2017 it saw significant renovations and has since operated as a gathering place for all kinds of special events. It stands as a stately beacon, representing the local community’s pride in its heritage and cultural diversity. When you choose to tie the knot here, you become part of the venue’s rich and illustrious history, never to be forgotten.

Facilities and Capacity

Nuptial functions such as rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions are welcome here. Exchange your vows inside of the Hurd Chapel which has an intimate guest capacity of up to 20 people. It features a delicate ambiance and exudes a traditional aesthetic. Once you and your partner are finally spouses, you can look forward to celebrating your matrimony in the Meetinghouse. Slightly larger; 65 of your nearest and dearest can gather here for a memorable reception. This significant building boasts tasteful Greek-revival architecture and exudes a sense of old-world elegance. If you prefer to have your function outside, you can do so in the Sperry Tent out on the lawn.

Services Offered

Your rental of The Centers for Culture and History in Orleans includes an array of services. This includes assistance from an in-house event planner, a seasoned professional who helps you to maximize the potential of your event design. Outside vendors are welcome and are given access to various amenities to better perform their services. There is ample parking onsite for you and your guests as well as complete wheelchair access throughout the property.

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?

$4,000

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?

$400

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

$700

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Parking

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

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
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Event Planner
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Wifi

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
November
December

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3 River Road Orleans, MA, 02653
508 240 1329
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