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Address: 410 McIndoe Street, Wausau, WI 54403
Phone: 715-842-5750
Website: http://www.marathoncountyhistory.com
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Business Hours:
Sun: 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Tues: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Wed: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Thurs: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Fri: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Sat: 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

The Woodson History Center

The Woodson History Center offers a unique opportunity to hold your event or special meeting in the historic home of A.P. and Leigh Yawkey Woodson. The first floor of the home has been restored revealing once again the true beauty of this elegant home.

Rental of the formal dining room is available for special meetings or small gatherings of up to 18 people. The historic living room can seat 40 people banquet-style and up to 65 people theater style. Both rooms can be rented together for a small reception or gathering of up to 100 people. There is also a lower level conference area that can seat up to 100 people.

Call today at 715-842-5750 to learn more about renting the Woodson History Center for your next event or special meeting.


The Yawkey House Dining Room

We offer a unique opportunity to rent the historic dining room at the Yawkey House, perfect for any intimate gathering of approximately 15 guests. This stunning example of the Arts and Crafts style with beautifully functional built-in buffet will set the tone for a distinguished occasion. The Yawkey House Museum has a list of approved caterers for this unique venue.

Rental is $500 and includes a MCHS representative for three hours. Costumed docents are available for an extra fee. Please call us at 715-842-5750 for more information.


The Yawkey House Museum Garden

The Yawkey House Museum Garden is breathtaking in its splendor and is perfect for a May through October wedding ceremony or outdoor event. The gorgeous flowing sunken garden with its dramatic fountain focal point framed by a vine covered pergola is the perfect backdrop to celebrate any milestone in your life. The newly restored carriage house provides the perfect indoor space to stage a catered buffet for your guests. The quaint building is a memoriable setting to any occassion.

Rental is for three hours and includes the vibrant garden area as well as the charming and functional carriage house. The alluring space is the perfect gathering spot. Amenities include services of an on-site MCHS representative, three hour site rental for ceremony or reception, set up and take down of 25 beige folding chairs, lovely backdrops for your wedding photos (photographer's permit is included, electricity is available for soft music (no amplified music is allowed), and use of the Carriage House for bridesmaids and bride to walk into the garden.

The Wedding Package costs are as follows:
$400 for up to 25 people
$450 for up to 75 people
$500 for up to 100 people
$550 for up to 150 people

There is a $50.00 charge for any part of an hour after the three hour limit. Please call us at 715-842-5750 to reserve your unforgettable moment in time.



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