The Wisconsin Historical Society Headquarters Building is a wedding venue in Madison, Wisconsin. It is located in the center of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From here, couples and their loved ones can look out at the idyllic grounds of the academic institution. This historic location is nestled among the hum of the university’s life, providing a memorable backdrop for a couple’s “I dos.”
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The Wisconsin Historical Society Headquarters Building was constructed in the early 1900s and is now more than 120 years old. It features a neoclassical design that includes architectural elements such as a marble-lined lobby and an elegant staircase. These details help give the venue an elevated and timeless ambience that is sure to enhance a couple’s wedding celebrations. Nearly-weds have the choice of multiple spaces throughout the building for their event. Ceremonies can take place in the Library, with room for 200 people. Moving to the Auditorium, up to 299 attendees are able to take part in the festivities. Inside the Lobby, the space can be transformed for events with 200 seated guests or 275 individuals for a standing reception. The venue also offers an outdoor area on the East Terrace which is large enough for 200 seated loved ones and is available seasonally.
The staff at the Wisconsin Historical Society Headquarters Building enjoy welcoming couples here to host their nuptial event. In the rental packages, soon-to-be-weds are given access to dressing rooms. The team also provides setup and cleanup for the convenience of the couple. Additional services that can be provided include cocktail tables, chairs, and a PA system.
This venue is situated on the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s campus. With its manicured grounds and stunning buildings, it creates a picture-worthy setting for events. Beyond the campus, Madison is a city that offers plenty to see and do. From museums, restaurants, shopping, and a plethora of parks, the capital of Wisconsin is sure to keep loved ones entertained. The city also offers plenty of hotel options for out-of-town guests.
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