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Where Dreams Unfold

Weddings at the Museum

(Left) Photo Credit - Kendi Austinson Photography (Right) Photo Credit - Trickey Durham Photography
(Left) Photo Credit – Kendi Austinson Photography (Right) Photo Credit – Trickey Durham Photography
Photo Credit - Trickey Durham Photography

Where love stories bloom amidst timeless elegance and historical charm.

“Michelle really knows what she’s doing! Thanks again for all the hard work and love you put in to make our day special.” -Brook, Bride

Elegant. Joyous. Distinctive.

Do you see yourself planning your elegant event with historic architecture and gardens? Hearing your photographer love the variety of stunning backdrops for your gorgeous pictures?

Interested in having your magical wedding at a venue that is hosted by a family that is welcoming and professional?

Knowing your venue has amenities to serve you, your family, and your guests from the minute you step on the grounds to the morning after the reception?

This event space encompasses various types, including Historic Homes/Sites, Museums, Bed and Breakfast/Inns, Gardens, and Rustic settings.

**10% discount for active military personnel with active I.D.

Our Pricing Packages

All Inclusive

Curated to transform your special day into a masterpiece of love and celebration. Including all of our stunning venues and personalized services, we invite you to create cherished memories at Popes Museum.


Popes Museum offers a truly enchanting setting for weddings. Amidst the backdrop of historical grandeur, say “I do” in a place where love and heritage unite.



Experience Laura Pope Forester’s Legacy at Pope’s Museum—an art haven born from her rural residence with 200 sculptures, captivating murals, and insightful gardens.



Enjoy our onsite accommodations, a blend of modern comforts with historic charm, that offers a haven of relaxation after a day of exploration.


Pope’s Museum now rents tables and chairs for your events.

Take A Look At Past Weddings

Love Takes Center Stage

Creating special moments that you will cherish forever also happens before walking down the aisle.  Popes Bridal Cottage is also included for each couple.  Separate from the main house, the cottage is perfect for use either before the wedding or for your first night together.  Dream together under a starry night on the  rocking chair porch  or in front of the fireplace in this intimate fully furnished home.

What Our Brides Think

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Photo Credit - Amber Smith
Rickelle Parks

Great wedding venue! My brother got married here on Saturday evening. Danny and Michelle were wonderful, great hosts, and we enjoyed the bed and breakfast here as well. We will definitely be back for a visit!!!!!

Heather Landrum

Michelle made getting married here a breeze she will answer all your questions you have. She will make it the way you want it. I highly recommend!

Richard Allin

I absolutely loved working here! Pope’s is great for any event! The cabin is perfect for a bridal party and the beautiful historic architecture makes for a picturesque backdrop at any time of day. The Dean family are wonderful hosts!

Chelsea Wojcik

Pope’s Museum hosted a large event for our group. Even kids attended! They had the whole day packed with fun for everyone! We all agreed, it was an epic day! Thank you staff at the museum for taking care of us today.

Brooke Morgan

If you are looking for a beautiful place that is so decently priced then I would recommend Pope’s museum a thousand times. They are so accommodating and friendly!! We had our wedding there on July 11th and it was beyond magical.

Kendi Castoro

The owners are so helpful and friendly! The back yard area has some beautiful trees that provide shade for middle of the day photos which is every wedding photographers dream to have! It is such a quaint and historical venue.

Asked Questions

Embracing History & Celebrating Life

Where Moments Become Masterpieces

From intimate ceremonies to grand receptions, Popes Museum sets the stage for a love story that unfolds amidst the splendor of art and elegance. Our dedicated team is there to ensure that every detail of your special day is flawlessly executed. Begin your journey to forever here.