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Landscape of the wedding grounds at Madeline Island

Wedding & Private Events


Make your event historic! Madeline Island Museum is available for receptions, family reunions, anniversary celebrations, corporate meetings and other special occasions. Our 70-seat auditorium is available for private use during your event.


With indoor and outdoor spaces, we have a beautiful and intimate place for you to host your wedding reception. Sip cocktails to the sound of Lake Superior lapping on the shore or let the sunset set the mood for appetizers in the Walkway Gallery. Connect with nature and the past as you celebrate your new life together at the Madeline Island Museum.

Madeline Island Museum has the space for your offsite meeting. Our 70 person auditorium with projector capabilities is perfect for presentations. The Capser Center and Walkway Gallery allow you to do small group work or mingle between sessions among the museum exhibits.


  • Outdoor Stockade Yard

    The grounds inside the Stockade are a lovely, semi-private, outdoor venue in the heart of La Pointe. Surround your special day with some of the early history of Madeline Island.

  • The Casper Gallery

    A unique setting for a party or reception, guests can mingle amongst the museum exhibits in the Capser Center, gaze at the lake from the Walkway Gallery, or get some fresh lake air out in the Stockade. The 70 seat auditorium with projector capabilities is also available for meetings.


Make your wedding historic! From marble staircases to rustic barns, we have a unique setting for your wedding story!