Envision your big day at one of the Bay Area’s most beautiful museums unique indoor and outdoor spaces. Whether you’re looking for an elegant outdoor reception or an intimate toast on the terraced roof gardens, the Oakland Museum of California offers an unparalleled atmosphere accented by an authentic Californian landscape, a host of colorful sculptures, and breathtaking views of Lake Merritt. Plus, every couple receives a free Museum membership as our wedding gift to you. Following the big day, you can continue to visit the place where your wedding story began! Interested in a fun, spontaneous, and no-stress elopement on the terraced roof gardens or in the Gallery of California Art? Take a look at our elopement packages to accommodate 20 or less of your closest family and friend.