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Imagine the possibilities!

Imagine your party, meeting, or wedding in the elegant space of the Morris Museum. The skylit two-story promenade Museum Court is perfect for smaller weddings. Enjoy the distinctive open space of the grand Entrance Pavilion, linking our Georgian-style mansion with sleek modern glass walls. Experience the warmth of the Dodge Room with a small intimate group of friends. Create a unique experience for your clients, friends, and guests that is sure to create a lasting impression. The stage, concert piano, audiovisual systems, pantry, elevator, wheelchair access, and complimentary parking provide many possibilities for events, shows, wedding receptions, lectures, and meetings
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The Museum provides event planning assistance and suggested vendor lists. Clients enjoy after-hours access to select Museum galleries. Corporate members receive a discount on rental fees. Join us for holiday parties, corporate meetings, customer appreciation days, or black-tie dinners.

The Morris Museum has provided the community with more than 100 years of exhibitions, entertainment, and education with all the proceeds from rentals directly supporting the Museum’s mission. Our friendly and professional staff will assist you in creating a memorable event. Let us help you imagine the possibilities.

For further information and and many more photos, check out our profile on theknot.com!

For a personal tour or to discuss your special event, please contact Nina Hoffer at [email protected] or 973.971.3722.

Our Event Spaces

Entrance Pavilion

The stunning glass Entrance Pavilion serves as the gateway to the museum galleries, as well as the Bickford Theatre. Incorporating sleek modern architecture with original brick walls of our Georgian-style mansion, the Entrance Pavilion is perfect for cocktail receptions, dinners, presentations and more.

Capacity: 140 reception / 120 seated (Seating capacity varies based on room configuration)

Douglas Polle
Douglas Polle
Kesha Lambert Photography
Jenna Perfette Photography
Nadya Furnari Photography
Nadya Furnari Photography
Needs Credit
Needs Credit
Needs Credit
Kesha Lambert Photography
Monica Mendoza Photography
Monica Mendoza Photography
Monica Mendoza Photography
Chris Jorda Photography
Chris Jorda Photography
Chris Jorda Photography
Douglas Polle

Museum Court

A one-of-a-kind area, linking the 1913 Twin Oaks mansion with a modern two-story promenade, the Museum Court boasts a breathtaking skylight, allowing natural light to shine through. Central to the museum’s galleries, including the museum’s Guinness Collection exhibition, the Court is a unique and spacious area to hold a reception, shower or meeting.

Capacity: 100 reception / 85 seated (Seating capacity varies based on room configuration)

Dennis Pike Photography
Pivko Photography
Jenna Perfette Photography
Chris Bartow Photography
Douglas Polle
Douglas Polle
Daryl B. Photography
Kamp Weddings
Pivko Photography
Monica Mendoza Photography
Kyo Morishima Photography
Chris Jorda Photography
Dennis Pike Photography

Bickford Theatre and Theatre Lobby

The museum’s 312-seat Bickford Theatre is ideal for meetings, presentations, recitals, plays, concerts or symposiums plus wedding ceremonies. Our on-site technical director will assist with plans for your event. Receptions or dinner parties can be arranged to precede or follow your presentation in the theatre.

Capacity: 312 seated

Dennis Pike Photography
Kesha Lambert Photography
Kesha Lambert Photography
Dennis Pike Photography
Dennis Pike Photography
Dennis Pike Photography
Chris Bartow Photography
Chris Bartow Photography
Dennis Pike Photography

Hennessy Hall

The original foyer of our historic Twin Oaks mansion, Hennessy Hall is a beautifully decorated space that serves well as an attractive backdrop for small receptions or an additional space for larger events. During the holiday season, the stately staircase is adorned with festive garland, serving as a lovely focal point for your event.

Can be used for a small intimate wedding or as a quaint conference space.

Capacity: 80 reception / 50 seated (Seating capacity varies based on room configuration)

Pivko Photography
Ricky Cheung Photography
Chris Bartow Photography
My Havana Photography
Shotwell Productions
My3c Photography
Needs Credit
Chris Bartow Photography
Needs Credit
Needs Credit
Pivko Photography

Dodge Room

Ideal for executive dinners, luncheons, family occasions, showers, presentations or other small gatherings, the elegant Dodge Room is located in the original Twin Oaks mansion. Its décor includes historic moldings, a baby grand piano, antique furniture, artwork and sculpture. Rental of the Dodge Room may be combined with Hennessy Hall for an intimate event.

Can be used for a small intimate wedding or as a quaint conference space.

Capacity: 50 reception / 32 seated (Seating capacity varies based on room configuration)

Mansion Conference Room

Located on the upper level of the mansion, the Conference Room is equipped with a large conference table, side table for refreshments and private restroom. Of special note is the hand-painted mural depicting life on the Twin Oaks farm during the 1920s.  This was the original master bedroom of the mansion. This room can also be used by bridal parties to prepare for their wedding/reception. It has plenty of natural light for having your make-up applied. The conference room also includes a floor length mirror.

Capacity: 12 seated (Seating capacity varies based on room configuration)

Art Light Weddings
Fourteen Acres Photography
Needs Credit
Chris Bartow Photography
Chris Bartow Photography
Art Light Weddings
Art Light Weddings
Fourteen Acres Photography
Needs Credit
Chris Bartow Photography
Chris Bartow Photography
Art Light Weddings
 
 
Outdoor Grounds
Take advantage of our picturesque outside grounds which encompass both modern (outdoor sculpture ) and traditional (Georgian Mansion) backdrops which are perfect for photos and or intimate ceremonies. Please inquire about optional rental of tenting.

Pivko Photography
Chris Bartow Photography
Jenna Perfette Photography
My Havana Photography
My Havana Photography
Pivko Photography
Chris Bartow Photography
Nadya Furnari Photography
Chris Bartow Photography
Janae Rose Photography
My Havana Photography
Patricia Freire Photography
Janae Rose Photography
Jenna Perfette Photography
Kamp Weddings
Chris Bartow Photography
Pivko Photography
Art Light Weddings
Fourteen Acres Photography
Needs Credit
Chris Bartow Photography
Chris Bartow Photography
Art Light Weddings
 
 

Call

973.971.3722

Address

6 Normandy Heights Road Morristown, NJ 07960

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