Whether you are looking for a destination wedding location along the shores of Lake Michigan or a reception hall near family and friends living in Southwestern Michigan, the Heritage Museum is a lovely place to begin your future together.

A romantic setting for your large gala or intimate gathering

The Heritage Museum is an architectural gem in this lakeside community. Located along St. Joseph’s tree-lined Main Street, it beautifully blends this city’s Victorian past with today’s bright and airy design. The result is a simple elegance that welcomes your favorite colors and allows you to create the ambiance you want for your wedding day.

You may choose from two rooms

Shepard Hall – Beautifully appointed and spacious, this room offers ample seating and dancing space for up to 200 guests. Features include a hardwood floor, chandeliers and picturesque second-floor balcony. The grand piano, scenic windows, and graceful columns contribute to the hall’s elegance.

Parlor – This is a charming place to hold a private rehearsal meal or intimate reception for up to 35 guests. Its vintage décor includes a fireplace, chandeliers, and antique furnishings.

Make this day uniquely your own

The Heritage Museum offers the following:

Founders Garden – Beautifully landscaped, this natural setting offers a lovely backdrop for outdoor photographs or a place to dance under the stars. To mark your day in a special way, ask us to engrave a commemorative brick for the garden path.

Museum Exhibit Halls – You and your guests will have special access to the exhibits that celebrate our area’s multi-faceted past in the Heritage Museum and Cultural Center.

Professional Catering Kitchen – We welcome you to make your own selection of a licensed caterer.

Wireless Internet – Available throughout the building.

Superior Customer Service and Attention to Details – Please let us know how we can best help you.

Take the first step toward a stress-free wedding reception in Southwestern Michigan

Contact our Executive Director to talk about your dreams for a wedding celebration near Lake Michigan. We would be honored to help you make them come true at the Heritage Museum in St. Joseph. Please send us your requests today.