Old World Wisconsin Wedding
Choose from three distinct locations — each with unique character and charm.
- Clausing Barn Loft
Enjoy the magic of a beautiful barn wedding reception for up to 175 in our unique 19th-century octagon-shaped barn with a huge, vaulted ceiling. Modern restrooms with full bar available and limited kitchen access for caterers. Wheelchair accessible. Available May through early October.
- Clausing Barn Garden Patio
The perfect spot for a gorgeous after-ceremony cocktail reception, with seating for 80. Available after 3 pm. Patio bar also available.
- Visitor Green Available for scenic outdoor wedding ceremonies Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 3 and 6 pm. Located just outside the Clausing Barn Loft.
- Norwegian Picnic Pavilion
Sheltered picnic pavilion on the south end of the museum seats up to 400. Requires museum admission for guests (group rates available). Available during regular museum hours.
For more information about having your wedding or event at Old World Wisconsin, please contact group sales by email or call 262-594-6303.
History of Clausing Barn
The barn was built in 1897 in Mequon (Ozaukee County) by German barn builder Ernst Clausing. Though Clausing built many octagonal barns, the barn that bears his name at Old World Wisconsin is among the few that survive.