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Weddings and Receptions

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rent the witte museum for your wedding.Located along the banks of the San Antonio River adjacent to Brackenridge Park, the Witte Museum offers an historic setting full of charm and elegance for your special day.

The indoor-outdoor options make for a beautiful, natural setting nestled under a canopy of large oaks in the Prassel Courtyard or tucked away in the privacy of the Texas Native Plant Garden.

Our experienced events staff can help coordinate the event of your dreams. We want to know how you envision your special day and then we work to help you achieve that vision. Photo courtesy of

The Witte Museum offers two sites for your consideration:

The Prassel

Wedding_Page-PrasselThe Prassel Auditorium measures 3,300 square feet and can easily accommodate up to 250 people in a seated arrangement. Additional seating is available on the veranda and in the courtyard. The Prassel Auditorium is equipped with a dance floor, permanent stage and excellent sound system. The auditorium opens to the foyer and main hallway of the museum where an exhibit will be on display for your guests to enjoy. Your guests will also walk out to the covered veranda and out onto the beautiful courtyard. Large oak trees surround the courtyard, lighted from the gables in the evening. Capacity: 160-250 people in the Prassel Auditorium; up to 1500 people total using the Prassel Auditorium, veranda and courtyard. Photo courtesy of Philip Thomas

The Memorial

The Memorial Auditorium can accommodate up to 100 people in a 925 square-foot area. The Memorial is equipped with a curtained stage and sound system. This charming space opens onto the terra cotta patio overlooking the serene Texas Native Plant Courtyard, a very romantic setting for your special day.

In addition, the H-E-B Science Treehouse is available for rent during your event. The Treehouse is a playground that includes hands-on science exhibits that appeal to all ages.

We welcome the opportunity to give you a personal tour of the Witte Museum. Please call 210.357.1866 to make an appointment or to receive more information.

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