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Reception
$750 starting price
Ceremony
$750 starting price
Reception
$750 starting price
Ceremony
$750 starting price

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On WeddingWire since 2017

Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum is a stunning and historic wedding venue located in Memphis, Tennessee. At this venue space, you can plan an unforgettable event in a beautifully designed 19th-century historical mansion where weddings have been a tradition since 1871. From the antique furnishings to the iconic French Victorian design, the Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum could make for the perfect setting for a wedding day celebration.

Facilities and Capacity
The Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum is home to breathtaking grounds, elegantly furnished rooms, and enough space to host a wide variety of weddings and special events. For instance, the Front Lawn of the Woodruff-Fontaine House is a scenic outdoor space surrounded by historic architecture and Victorian-era charm. Here, you can host a wedding ceremony that can accommodate up to 200 of your friends and family. Inside, the rustic Root Cellar provides an English-style ambiance featuring brick, stone, four fireplaces, and space for up to 100 guests.

Services Offered
The staff at The Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum provides guests with chairs, tables, and a number of event services so that they can pull off their wedding or special event without a hitch. Some of the services that they offer include:

  • Event rentals
  • Get ready rooms
  • Parking
  • Outside Vendors

History
The Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum's history dates back to the 19th century when it was built into Millionaires Row in 1870. The mansion was owned by two prominent Memphis families and was eventually passed to the city in 1959. The mansion wasn’t reopened until 1962 when the Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities restored the house to its former splendor.

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?

$750

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

$750

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?

$750

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

$750

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Parking
Tables

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Historic Building
Mansion
Museum

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
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Wifi

What event items are available?

Chairs
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

What months are included in your peak season?

March
April
May
June
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
July
August
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4.9 out of 5 rating
9 Reviews
  • Quality of service
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    5 out of 5 rating
100% Recommended by couples
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The Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum in Memphis is highly recommended for weddings, with multiple reviewers praising the venue and its on-site wedding/event assistant, Jennifer. Reviewers appreciated Jennifer's responsiveness, professionalism, and knowledge, making the planning process smooth and easy. The garden and carriage house were both described as versatile and beautiful, with stunning landscaping. The Root Cellar and bridal suite were also well-liked for their aesthetics and added to the overall special experience. Overall, guests were extremely satisfied with their wedding experience at the Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum.

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This AI-generated summary gives you a snapshot of the overall ratings and feedback from the reviews this vendor has received.

The Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum in Memphis is highly recommended for weddings, with multiple reviewers praising the venue and its on-site wedding/event assistant, Jennifer. Reviewers appreciated Jennifer's responsiveness, professionalism, and knowledge, making the planning process smooth and easy. The garden and carriage house were both described as versatile and beautiful, with stunning landscaping. The Root Cellar and bridal suite were also well-liked for their aesthetics and added to the overall special experience. Overall, guests were extremely satisfied with their wedding experience at the Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum.

Jessica
Jessica D. Sent on 10/25/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful and Affordable!

We had a beautiful and perfect ceremony location in the Garden of Woodruff Fontaine! Jennifer was so great with communication and gladly answers any questions or concerns. We had to alter some plans of changing our reception location to Harbor Town and she was easy to re-arrange the scheduling of just holding our ceremony. I liked the getting ready quarters in the carriage house. Perfect location for us and very affordable AND beautiful!
Kathy
Kathy Sent on 02/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The most beautiful venue in Memphis!

The Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum is our favorite place in Memphis, so we knew we would book our event there. Jennifer Cooper is the absolute best! She is so easy to work with. I highly recommend booking your big day at the WFHM
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Audrie P. Sent on 04/27/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Daughter's wedding

Jennifer and her volunteer staff are absolutely Fantastic. With the pandemic slight modifications had to be made and she was very responsive on answering the questions regarding changes. We ended up using the Gingerbread House for photo booth due to rain and was amazing..
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Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum frequently asked questions

Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Parking
  • Tables
The space offered by Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum for wedding events is known for:
  • Historic Building
  • Mansion
  • Museum
Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Wifi
Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Tables
Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum is recommended by 99% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in average response time, 5 in flexibility, 5 in value, 4.9 in quality of service and 4.8 in professionalism.

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