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Current Wedding Ceremony Rates

Prices are accurate as of May 2021. Please note that there may be restrictions in place due to COVID-19.

Ceremony Outside on the Plaza 
Tuesday through Saturday before 5 pm: $500
Includes up to 4 hours (your choice before/after the ceremony), 50 chairs, use of the Museum restrooms, museum will be open to the public, wedding party will be sharing space with Museum patrons.

Ceremony on the Plaza and use of the Museum for you and your guests on your special day. 
Tuesday through Saturday before 5 pm: $1500

Includes up to 4 hours (your choice before/after the ceremony), 50 chairs, plus private use of the restrooms, lobby, and gallery A/B for the wedding party.

Ceremony Outside on the Plaza Evenings after 5 pm
Wednesday through Friday after 5 pm: $2500
Includes up to 4 hours (your choice before/after the ceremony), 50 chairs, plus private use of the restrooms, lobby, and gallery A/B for the wedding party.

Ceremony Inside the Museum in the Small Meeting Room
Tuesday through Saturday 9-5, $500
Includes up to 4 hours (your choice before/after the ceremony), 50 chairs, use of the Museum restrooms, museum will be open to the public, wedding party will be sharing space with Museum patrons.

Ceremony in the Museum 
Tuesday through Saturday 9-5, $1500

Includes up to 4 hours (your choice before/after the ceremony), 50 chairs, plus private use of the restrooms, lobby, and gallery A/B for the wedding party.

For more information, food/beverage restrictions, tent rental, insurance information and other questions, please contact Executive Director, Carie Essig info@stearns-museum.org

    Request Your Date Today

    Fill out our request form or give us a call to get the reservation process started. We would be delighted to be part of your special event. 

    Make The Museum Your Special Space

    Our Outdoor Plaza is available from Memorial Day through September 30th. It’s the perfect setting for intimate wedding ceremonies, and features beautiful photo opportunities as well. Set along Heritage Park, your event will be unique and memorable.

    Please inquire about summer and fall dates, as they do book up fast.

    “Not many people I know can say they were married at a museum. It was a unique setting, and all the guests commented on how much they loved it.”

    —Kim V.

    Outdoor rentals include access to the indoor amenities as well. NOTE: Currently accepting reservations for Ceremonies Only. Limit 50 people.

    ANEMITIES INCLUDE:

    • WIFI Access
    • Ample Free Parking
    • Public Restrooms
    • Sound System
    • Tech Hookup
    • Catering Welcome (find local options at visitstcloud.com)

    EXTRAS:

    • Kitchenette, with Refridgerater and 100-Cup Coffee Maker: $50
    • Projector/computer/cords: $40/day
    • Flip Chart: $10/day

    See current pricing for each rental type below.

    Ready to rent?

    Perfect for WEDDING CEREMONIES

    The Stearns History Museum is a unique space to host your next event. Whether outside on the plaza, or within the building itself, you’ll enjoy a private space that’s versatile with plenty of parking. Our facility rental options include:

    • Outdoor Plaza with the beautiful backdrop of our natural wooded acreage, Heritage Park.
    • Indoor Conference Room that’s perfect for smaller groups.
    • Indoor Event Room with space for up to 80 people and setup for a larger presentation.
    • Main Gallery Space featuring 5,500 square feet of mingling area.

    Give us a call or send send a request through our online form to inquire about available dates. Reservations can be made up to 12 months in advance, with a 25% down payment.

    Your event address will be:
    235 33rd Avenue South
    St. Cloud, MN 56301-3752

    Request Your Date Today

    Fill out our request form or give us a call to get the reservation process started. We would be delighted to be part of your special event.