The Venue at Chester County History Center West Chester, Pennsylvania

Chester County History Center is an exceptional and unique historic venue located in the heart of downtown West Chester, PA. Convenient to Hotel Warner, boutique shops, galleries and restaurants and minutes away from major Brandywine Valley attractions, our venue is the perfect spot to make history together! This beautiful historic building, offering many photo opportunities, was built for the YMCA in 1908, then purchased and renovated by CCHC in 1993. Your guests will also have access to the award winning museum's many galleries in Horticultural Hall, designed by Thomas Ustick Walter and built in 1849. This building has the distinction of housing the first Pennsylvania women's rights convention in 1852 among other influential historic events and performances by well-known 19th century entertainers.

Facilities and Capacity

The Banquet Hall consists of 2,600 square feet of versatile event space which will accommodate an intimate sit-down dinner for 60 guests to a cocktail reception for up to 300 guests. The outdoor terrace is an exceptional location for cocktails with beautiful glass doors opening into the atrium space. There is a wedding suite which includes two separate rooms for use by the wedding party for gathering and wedding preparation.

Services Offered

We offer multiple wedding packages and event packages customized to our clients unique style. Also, our venue can accommodate both your wedding ceremony and reception.

Chester County History Center is a non-profit organization.

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Contact Info

225 N. High Street • West Chester, PA • 19380

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Venue Details

Capacity (Seated / Cocktail): 180 / 300

Max Number of Simultaneous Events: 1

Outside Catering Permitted (BYO): No

Venue Type/Style: Banquet Hall, Atrium, Conference Hall, Museum, Rooftop/Terrace, Historical Building, Auditorium

On-Site Cuisine Options: Catering on site


Budget Tier: $

Minimim price for 100 guests: $ 2,000

We can work with any budget, contact us today to see what we can do for you.

Venue Features

  • A/V Equipped
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bridal Room
  • Buffet Menu Available
  • Coat Check
  • Conference Call
  • Internet Access
  • Onsite Ceremony
  • Open Sunday
  • Tables and Chairs
  • Wheelchair
  • WiFi Access