As you are making plans for celebrating your upcoming wedding or special event, we invite you to come take a tour of our elegant, spacious banquet hall in Independence, Iowa. Though we are the largest event venue in the Independence, IA, area, we are confident that our prices are comparable or lower than other local event venues. We have a spacious, affordable facility capable of seating up to 500 guests.
The Grout Museum is located in Waterloo, Iowa. The museum was established in 1932 and is widely acknowledged as one of the cornerstones of culture in Northeast Iowa. Accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Museum District includes five distinct properties - the Grout Museum of History & Science, the Bluedorn Science Imaginarium, the Snowden House, the Rensselaer Russell House Museum and the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum. The latest addition to the Museum includes the new Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum. The official veterans museum of the state of Iowa, the museum honors the service and sacrifice of all Iowa veterans from the Civil War to present. The Museum is filled with inspirational spaces that can be rented for a large variety of events, including wedding ceremonies and receptions, birthday parties, graduation open houses, business meetings and retreats, and many more. Whether it's for business or pleasure, there's a space sure to meet your needs.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More