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Watson-Curtze Mansion

A Vintage Wedding Reception Venue in Pennsylvania

The Victorian Era was a period of elegance and romance. Whether you’re wanting to add a sophisticated silhouette to your special day, or looking to go all out with bodices and waistcoats, the unique wedding and wedding reception venues at the Hagen History Center in Western PA will transport your guests to captivating 1800s extravagance, creating a timeless Lake Erie wedding experience.

Located on the Hagen History Center’s West Sixth Street Campus in Erie, Pa., Watson-Curtze Mansion is a dazzling Victorian mansion and operating museum in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, featuring 15,000 square feet, 24 rooms filled with extraordinary architecture, stained-glass windows and Mosaics. This one-of-a-kind venue includes 12 fireplaces, a ballroom and a solarium — your event may occupy singular or multiple spaces within the mansion.

Built in 1891, this Victorian-era treasure is in the heart of Erie’s historic Millionaire’s Row. The vintage mansion and its grounds can accommodate up to 500 guests, and is an elegant choice for indoor and outdoor weddings and events. Your guests will marvel at its ornate beauty and exhibits, allowing for a truly unforgettable celebration.

How We Work with You

As one of the best wedding venues in Pennsylvania, event packages are available that include tent, table, chair and linen rental coordination. Package structures and pricing are available upon request.

The Hagen History Center provides all clients with the option to choose one of our three catering partners for their food and beverage service. Clients may select from Red Letter Hospitality, Sabella’s, or Make It Fabulous Catering.

Watson-Curtze Mansion Availability

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For a Stunning Lake Erie Wedding, Hagen’s Watson-Curtze Mansion Offers:

  • Formal Accommodations for up to 350 outdoor guests and 150 indoor guests.
  • Your choice of caterer and bar service
  • Guest access to exhibits
  • Tented outdoor patio and garden space