The Perfect Wedding Venue

Small Wedding in
the Parlor or Dining Room
Reception in Our Upper Gallery

The PARLOR or DINING ROOM may be rented for small weddings for $350.00 for a total of 3 hours.  The price of the rental includes use of a bedroom for the bride and attendants to dress.  Florists and musicians are the responsibility of the renter with the approval of the Historical Society. A member of the staff will be on site. Max people approx: 35 (dining room), 15 (parlor).  Food or drink option can be done in Upper Gallery or Outside,

The UPPER GALLERY may be rented for small wedding receptions at $400.00 for a total of 5 hours with an additional 1 hour set-up time.  The Kitchen fee is $45.00.  Caterers and florists are the responsibility of the renter with the approval of the Historical Society. 

 

Rental includes tables and chairs. Table cloth rental fee is $6.00 per cloth if not provided by caterer. A member of the staff will be on site.

Outdoor Wedding and Reception

We host weddings that range from traditional to themed! The MUSEUM GROUNDS may be rented for wedding and receptions at $500.00 for 5 hours.  Each additional hour will be charged at $75.00 per hour.  Kitchen fee is $45.00 and the yard clean-up fee is $50.00.  Tents, tables, and chairs will be provided by the renter.  Caterers and musicians are the responsibility of the renter with the approval of the Historical Society.  Set-up by the renter will be for 2 hours before the event, and the tear-down will be for 2 hours after the event. A member of the staff will be on site.  Max Guests: approx 250.

Photos Only

The MUSEUM GROUNDS may be rented for pre-wedding photos or for wedding photos with no wedding or reception rental for a fee of $30.00 per hour.  A reservation must be made prior to the photo session date.  Groups using the grounds are responsible for clean-up after the photo session.  A member of the staff will be on site.

 

The 1855 HARRIS-KEARNEY HOUSE may be rented for wedding photos for a fee of $30.00 per hour with no wedding or reception rental.  A reservation must be made prior to the photo session date.  A member of the museum staff will be present during the photo session.

Hours of Operation

During open season, The 1855 Harris-Kearney House is open Fri and Sat from 1-5pm, other days are by appointment. Tours of the 1855 Harris-Kearney House are available during business hours.

Private tours or group tours are available upon request and require a deposit or prepayment to hold the reservation. Please call 816-561-1821 to schedule.

Phone:

(816) 561-1821

 

Address:

4000 Baltimore

Kansas City, Missouri 64111

Email:

westporthistorical@gmail.com

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A Place in History

The Harris-Kearney House and Westport Historical Society are members of The Santa Fe Trail Association.  The Harris-Kearney House is a designated historic site on the Santa Fe, California, and Oregon Trails. Travelers along these trails would stop in "West Port" before heading off!   We make efforts to conserve the history of these trails for generations to come! 

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