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The garden makes a lovely setting for your personal events at a time of social distancing. This year we can provide the garden, the driveway and teaching annex for your special event.
Rentals of the indoor Museum setting remain suspended for the present.

The Voelker Orth Museum is available as a venue for weddings, parties, and group meetings. The setting can accommodate up to 60 guests. Please call to make an appointment to see our facilities. The Museum requires a $100 deposit to reserve the date.

Special Occasions

Enjoy the colorful and fragrant atmosphere of the Voelker Orth Museum's prize-winning Victorian garden as the setting for your next event. The lush backdrop of flowers, berry-bearing bushes and trees bordering a central lawn provides an intimate haven for small wedding receptions, anniversary parties and other special events. Wedding ceremonies may take place under the trellis arch by the koi pond or in the parlor of the period house throughout the spring, summer and autumn seasons.

weddingSpace rental for a garden party includes use of the museum's annex building as a caterer's station. Restrooms are also located within the annex for your guests' use. The fee for renting the garden and annex is $160 per hour, a 2 hour minimum and a 4 hour maximum.

The Garden rental includes access to the annex building, use of tables and seating for 30, and driveway (parking for up to 3 cars). Additional seating is available for $1.25 per seat.

When we can re-open safely in 2022: The fee for use of the house for events is $160 per hour, a 2 hour minimum and a 4 hour maximum. This provides first floor access to your guests (note: refreshments are restricted to the dining room and kitchen). Driveway access is included. Up to 20 people can be comfortably seated in the parlor.

A special Wedding Ceremony rate of $300 is available, covering a 2-hour rental for ceremonies in either the garden or house. Additional time is charged at $160 per hour.

The Victorian garden and the period rooms of the Voelker Orth museum are also available year-round as an exclusive venue for wedding photography and for wedding rehearsals. The fee is $125 for up to 90 minutes.

Reservations are required. For further information please contact us at 718-359-6227.

Classroom, Lecture, and Meeting Space

The Annex (the former carriage house of the Voelker Orth home), may be rented for use as a classroom, meeting, or lecture space for one-time or on-going programs. The space can accommodate up to 25.

The Museum's parlor or dining room will become available for small group private meetings again in 2022. Please contact the Museum for details and fees.


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