There’s no doubt that New York City is one of the loveliest cities to get married. From sophisticated urban spaces to quaint gardens, you’re sure to find the best NYC wedding venue. But in this blog, why don’t we take a closer look at some underrated wedding venues in the city that are worth considering.
New York City Fire Museum
Are you looking for a unique wedding venue right in Manhattan? Look no more because this perfect venue will make you feel it’s too good to be true. The event space is on the third floor of the museum, a loft space over 3,000 sq. feet. It has hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, twelve-foot ceilings, and an equipped kitchen. And this museum is inside a 1904 firehouse. So you can imagine antique firetrucks and regal columns. Best of all, this NYC wedding venue is affordable too!
Museum of the City of New York – Upper East Side, Manhattan
The Museum of the City of New York is the dream location for your wedding. Picture a floating marble staircase, soaring columns, and an impressive array of photographs, art, maps, and textiles. As they mingle, guests are welcome to explore the museum’s outstanding collections and its award-winning permanent exhibition, “New York At Its Core”, an interactive display of New York City’s compelling 400-year history.
The Green Building
This Brooklyn venue has 4,000 square feet of open space, 17′ open-beamed ceilings, floor-to-ceiling glass doors to the courtyard, and original exposed brick walls. Their space’s elegant, understated beauty allows you to dress it up as little or as much as you’d like. This NYC wedding venue was a brass foundry back in 1889. It was restored into an elegant mixed-use event space with more than 6,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space. They have had over 500 weddings since then.
New York Hall of Science – Corona, Queens
This is a unique NYC wedding venue in Queens. Choose from various event spaces that can accommodate up to 500 guests! There’s the iconic Great Hall, which was designed by renowned architect Wallace Harrison in 1964 and has undergone a $25-million restoration since then. If you’re up for a summer wedding, The Terrace is the perfect spot. It has over 10,000 square feet of space, which you can customize to fit your wedding theme.
Merchant’s House Museum
If you’re a couple with profound awe for history, this venue is for you. Merchant’s House Museum is the only historic house museum in Greenwich Village. It has been awarded a landmark status for its 1832 late-Federal brick exterior and Greek revival interior rooms. Get mesmerized with 3,000 pieces of furniture (by acclaimed furniture maker Duncan Phyfe), decorative art, photographs, books, household items, and various dresses of the Tredwell family, who lived in the house from 1835 to 1933. It also has matching six-globe gas chandeliers. You can use the Greek Revival double parlor and an outdoor “Secret” Garden that’s an oasis of overgrown greenery as event spaces for your wedding.