356 W 6th St, Erie, PA
Based in Erie, PA, Watson-Curtze Mansion is an elegant wedding venue. This restored property dates back to 1892. It currently operates as a museum and public event center. Both the mansion and its grounds are available for events, infusing your day with elegance at every turn. From its mosaic tiles to elaborately carved wooden features, three floors of this house are opened to your special day. The Watson-Curtze Mansion is an integral part of Erie’s history. In 1942, it became a museum after the previous owner passed away. Their existing family members supported this change in use, in the hopes it would enrich the education of local citizens. It still maintains many of its original installations, including period furnishings and art. Today, it makes up part of the Hagen Historical Center. The center also includes a visitor’s center, education center, and an archive building. They frequently host events and exhibits that explore the history of the local area, and discuss its present state. The mansion is conveniently situated less than 15 minutes from Erie International Airport. The dedicated team that maintain Watson-Curtze Mansion have designed a selection of plans and packages to support you in the planning of your wedding. You are welcomed to choose the one that best suits your visions, including whether you want an indoor or outdoor celebration. The mansion welcomes 70 guests to attend a traditional seated meal. If a sophisticated cocktail party is more your style, the house can fit up to 175. Although the celebration takes place on the ground floor, exhibits on the upper levels are available for your guests to peruse. If you opt for garden access as well as the mansion setting, the capacity skyrockets to 200 guests. The meticulously manicured gardens are suitable for tenting, for a dreamy outdoor celebration in the fresh air. The nearby carriage house contains restrooms for your guests’ convenience. The mansion can then be a stately backdrop to your celebration, offering ample opportunity for wedding photos. This venue is fully accessible, so you can spend the day alongside all of the people you love.