Weddings

“This immaculately preserved 19th-century brick-and-marble row house is a stunner.”
New York Magazine, Weddings, The Essential Guide

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The “immaculately preserved” Merchant’s House is available for intimate Wedding Ceremonies and Post-Ceremony Toasts. Choose our charming 19th century secret Garden or elegant Greek Revival double parlor, ideal settings for a memorable event.

Rental Policy, Fees & Guidelines under COVID-19

Wedding Ceremony in Our Exquisite 19th Century Garden or Greek Revival Double Parlor

Two Hours
Up to 15 people
— $1,600, including the bridal couple, guests, and all vendors (photographer, officiant, musicians, etc.)
Up to 25 people — $2,200

champagne in the garden

Add a Post-Ceremony Toast

Bring light hors d’oeuvres and … Champagne, anyone?

Within 2-hour Ceremony:
$15 per person (min. $150)
Add 1 hour to Ceremony (3 hours total):
$25 per person (min. $250)

 

 

Zoom Your Wedding. You may wish to invite those who cannot attend in person to attend virtually via Zoom.

In Case of Rain. The Garden cannot be tented. In case of rain, your Ceremony will be held in our elegant Greek Revival Double Parlor and the Toast in the 1850s kitchen. Seating will be limited to adhere to social distancing restrictions.

Docent House Tours. Guided Tours of the house are available at an additional charge.

For Date Availability and More Information. Please email nyc1832@merchantshouse.org and include as many details as possible about your event: Ceremony Date? Time? Just Ceremony or with a Post-Ceremony Toast? Toast within the two hours or add an extra hour? Total number of people (bridal couple, guests, photographer, officiant, musician(s)? Decorations? Flowers? Music? Special requests?

COVID Safety Protocols. The Museum is carefully following federal, state and city COVID-19 Guidelines to ensure the safety of our clients, their guests, and Museum staff.

Please see our Rental Guidelines for a full description of safety protocols and for museum-related restrictions.