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Want to wow your guests? Host your big day at one of these museum wedding venues. Whether you’re interested in art, science, or history, there’s bound to be a museum wedding venue that suits your style. These iconic spaces can often accommodate weddings of a variety of sizes, and the unique exhibits provide built-in décor for your special day.
Blank Park Zoo is an exotic wedding venue located in Des Moines, Iowa, that provides a unique and exciting setting for weddings. Nestled on 22 acres of land, this wildlife park allows guests to be entertained by zoo animals during the cocktail hour, offering an out-of-the-ordinary wedding... (Museum Weddings Iowa)
A historic house museum and garden located in a private residential neighborhood of downtown Des Moines, Iowa, the Salisbury House and Gardens is a 42-room estate surrounded by nine acres of beautiful gardens and woodland. The Salisbury House and Gardens is perfect for couples looking to host a... (Museum Weddings Iowa)
Stop by and visit the State Historical Museum of Iowa located in the Historic East Village Neighborhood in Des Moines! Our museum offers a variety of event spaces to accommodate a group size from 10–400. Our sky-lit atrium is perfect for a wedding ceremony or reception. Café Baratta’s is open Monday... (Museum Weddings Iowa)
The Iowa Arboretum is a serene location for your wedding. We have both indoor and outdoor rental facilities. Choose from the Waterside Garden, Hughes Education Center, Beckwith Grand Pavilion, Jones Memorial Gazebo or any one of our beautiful gardens to make your day memorable. For more information... (Museum Weddings Iowa)
The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium has beautiful spaces for your unique ceremony and reception. From open air, harborside views to a backdrop of expansive aquariums to an intimate pop-up ceremony, the Museum & Aquarium has ideal spaces for your big day. (Museum Weddings Iowa)
Thank you for considering the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates for your upcoming wedding. One of Iowa’s most spectacular venues, the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates offers a magnificent setting for any occasion. This historic building in the heart of Des Moines radiates a rich history with... (Museum Weddings Iowa)
Aldeen Davis Celebration Hall – Located within the AAMI. This versatile space looks out over our Harper Terrace and the Cedar River Trail. The Celebration Hall can hold 240 guests theater style or 200 at round tables, seating 8 per table. The Hall is equipped with an audio/visual system and... (Museum Weddings Iowa)
The sky's the limit for your upcoming wedding! SCI's facility rental program offers competitive rates, unique rental experiences and flexible menu options with professional, full-service catering. From a ceremony under the stars in the Star Theater planetarium to cocktail hour in our hands-on... (Museum Weddings Iowa)
A banquet hall-style wedding venue in Dubuque, Iowa, The Dubuque County Fairgrounds is committed to taking the stress out of planning your big day. From start to finish the venue’s friendly high-energy staff work with each couple to ensure their special day is flawlessly executed. Both spacious and... (Museum Weddings Iowa)
We'd love to help you have the amazing wedding you've imagined here at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library. Hands down the showstopper of any event at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library is the magnificent Crystal chandelier in Rozek Grand Hall – the anchor where our couples... (Museum Weddings Iowa)
Charles H. MacNider Art Museum is an excellent venue for couples who are looking for something unique for their special day. The Salsbury Room is a great space for a wedding ceremony, an intimate wedding reception, a bridal shower, or even a rehearsal dinner! The Salsbury Room’s spectacular views... (Museum Weddings Iowa)
Choose a wedding venue full of character, historic charm, and gorgeous scenery at Living History Farms in Urbandale, IA. Set in the 1876 Town of Walnut Hill, the Prairie Gothic-style Church of the Land is perfect for an intimate ceremony, while the Flynn Barn, built in 1870 and listed on the... (Museum Weddings Iowa)
Saints Center for Culture and the Arts is a cultural and historic wedding venue in Stuart, Iowa. Originally built in 1910 to serve as a Catholic church, this beautiful building has stood the test of time. It was victimized by an arsonist in 1995, but has been fully restored to its original... (Museum Weddings Iowa)