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Get Married at the Museum
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is available for indoor and outdoor weddings. Receptions are held inside our newly restored 1927 Calf Barn. Located in historic Stony Creek Village, the 1840 Van Hoosen Farmhouse was home to five generations of the Taylor and Van Hoosen families and has been carefully preserved and furnished with antiques belonging to the families. Our historic buildings and immaculately maintained grounds are undeniably unique and will amaze your guests. If you are searching for a venue full of history and character for your wedding locations, you found it!
Indoor ceremonies are held in the 1927 Calf Barn that has a capacity of 200 guests. This adaptively reused building is equipped with heat, a/c, a built in sound system, projector screen, as well as a backup generator, and is fully handicap accessible. The Calf Barn is conveniently located across the street from the Van Hoosen Farmhouse.
Calf Barn Floor Plans:
Floor Plan with Dimensions
Seating for 110 at Rectangular Tables
Seating for 130 at Circular Tables
Please be advised that the above floor plans are only examples, and you must confirm options with the rental company that you choose. There will be variations based on furniture styles, sizes, and other items added for the event.
Rental of the Calf Barn does not include tables, chairs, decorations or decorative lighting. You may set up the room as you choose.
Outdoor wedding ceremonies may be held near our 18-foot garden gazebo located in a maple and walnut grove, or along tranquil banks of Stony Creek. We offer flexibility in choosing your ideal location on our grounds. Carefully maintained perennial gardens are located throughout the property and make a wonderful backdrop for wedding photographs.
A private dressing room located upstairs in the 1840 Van Hoosen Farmhouse is available to the bride and bridesmaids prior to indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies.
Wedding receptions can take place in the Museum's 1927 adaptively reused Calf Barn. This building has a maximum capacity for 130 guests (see floor plans above). You may hire a licensed caterer of your choice. Alcohol is permitted in our reception space, however please see our insurance requirements when choosing your caterer. Our staff can suggest caterers that meet these requirements.
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this wedding request form
to request an appointment for a site visit, or to check availability.
Facility Use Fees and Rules
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carefully regarding the facility use fees and rules.
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