James A. Michener Art Museum Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Celebrate your special event in sophisticated style where the décor is incomparable and the experience extraordinary.

The James A. Michener Art Museum, named for Doylestown's Pulitzer-Prize winning author and philanthropist, is ideally located in the heart of scenic Bucks County. The museum is housed in a beautifully restored historic site that began as the Bucks County prison in 1884. Today, the Michener has been transformed into a welcoming center of culture and beauty providing a dramatic and elegant setting in which to entertain guests, clients and employees. The grounds of the Michener Art Museum, including our lovely Patricia D. Pfundt Sculpture Garden, are available for corporate photo shoots or wedding photography.

The Edgar N. Putman Event Pavilion is a contemporary, light-filled space where receptions and special events can be held, surrounded by views of the Michener Art Museum galleries.

The Michener offers a truly unique experience for all kinds of events accommodated in our various indoor and outdoor spaces: Wedding Ceremonies, Wedding Receptions, Gala Dinners, Cocktail Receptions, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, Corporate Meetings and Seminars, Creativity Workshops, Tour and Luncheon Receptions

During your celebration you and your guests may stroll through our galleries and view works by many well-known regional and national artists. Explore and enjoy as you wander through these galleries of artistic expression. Have questions? Just ask our event staff. Formal tours of the galleries may also be arranged.

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Contact Info

138 S. Pine Street • Doylestown, PA • 18901

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Venue Details

Capacity (Seated / Cocktail): 200 / 400

Max Number of Simultaneous Events: 1

Outside Catering Permitted (BYO): Yes

Venue Type/Style: Museum

On-Site Cuisine Options: Catering on site


Budget Tier: $$$

Minimim price for 100 guests: $ 5,000

Venue Features

  • A/V Equipped
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bridal Room
  • Buffet Menu Available
  • Coat Check
  • Garden
  • Onsite Ceremony
  • Open Sunday
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Outside Catering Permitted
  • Parking Lot
  • Wheelchair