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Weddings Burpee Museum

One of the most important days of your life is on the horizon.  Congratulations!

Burpee presents a picturesque and practical setting for your wedding.  From beautiful riverfront views, to hip urban cocktail spaces, to spacious banquet halls. Burpee has many options to make your wedding unique and memorable.  This season we are excited to unveil Barnes Mansion, brought back to its victorian glory.  You have to see this space to believe it!

Packages include many options and the expertise of our wedding team.  

Have a date in mind? Contact us asap to learn about our options and availability. (815) 965-3433

Wedding Packages

Premiere Wedding Package (Saturday)

  • 3 hours before event to use Barnes Mansion, and Boathouse.
  • Outdoor seating for 300 people
  • Riverview Room, and Classroom 1, for 300 people
  • Tables and Chairs for set up
  • Access to entire Museum
  • Day before set up and day after take down
  • Access to adjoining patio
  • 1 Hour rehearsal time
  • River Amphitheater

Museum Wedding Package   

  • 3 hours before event to use Barnes Mansion and Boathouse
  • Riverview Room, 250 people
  • Access to adjoining patio
  • 1 Hour rehearsal time
  • Tables and Chairs for set up
  • River Amphitheater,  300 people
  • Day before set up and day after take down

Victorian Reception

  • Day before set up and day after take down
  • 1st floor of Barnes Mansion, max of 50 people (seating depending)
  • 8 Hours
  • Tables and chairs for set up
  • Rooms for Bride and Groom to get ready

Sunday Brunch Ceremony & Reception

  • River Amphitheater, 300 people (3 Hours)
  • 1st floor of Barnes Mansion max of 50 people (seating depending)
  • 1 hour rehearsal time
  • Tables and chairs for set up
  • Rooms for Bride and Groom to get ready
  • 9:00am-6:00pm time frame
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