Schedule Your Tour!
Use the above form to let us know you want to see the Lyceum! Scroll down to see our current rental rates and you will see why we are considered one of the most affordable wedding venues in Galveston.
Why Schedule A Tour?
This historic chapel offers the ambience of an old-fashioned chapel from the 1800’s and must be seen to be fully appreciated. Our Director will personally walk you through the rooms and the outside courtyard, therefore, all of your questions can be answered quickly concerning the best setup for your event. We also will provide creative suggestions to things you may not have thought of! With it’s floor-to-ceiling stained glass windows and high arched roof, you must see this historic building to appreciate it’s beauty.
Current Rental Rates for Events
The table below shows our current rates for renting the larger Lyceum room or the smaller Lyceta. You may also rent both rooms together for your event. The two rooms are separated by pull-down partitions. The front door of the Lyceta opens into the outside courtyard. The courtyard is completely private with a wrought-iron fence in the front and is illuminated by overhead light strings. A lighted gazebo is part of the courtyard and can be used for serving food and drink or for space for your music ensemble.
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The only additional fee is a Non-Refundable Security Deposit in the amount of $200. Currently, our rental rates include the following:
- Free Wi-Fi
- Use of the space
- Use of tables and chairs for up to 200 guests
- Handicapped accessible ramps and elevator are available
- The setup of tables and chairs according to your specifications
- Tear down and clean up following the event
- A beautifully decorated Bridal Suite
- Access to the venue for Bridal Portraits or Engagement Pictures, by appointment, prior to the wedding
- Service kitchen
The Lyceum Is Actually Two Distinct Areas
There are two parts to our facility, the larger Lyceum and the adjacent Lyceta. Your may rent both areas, or just one. The two areas are separated by pulldown partitions. You may, for example, want a food buffet set up in the smaller Lyceta area, and use the larger Lyceum for your wedding ceremony.
Availability and Accessibility
You will be given generous access time to all areas of the facility before and after your event. The Lyceum is available year-round, and has access ramps for the disabled to an elevator. There is a built-in stage for setting up your DJ or speakers with a microphone. We also have a portable stage riser that can positioned anywhere you need it.
Flexible With Speed of Setup
You have nearly unlimited flexibility to customize your theme, seating, and decor to your own personal taste. The Lyceum is also very popular as a wedding reception venue because our staff can quickly setup the tables while your guest enjoy a cocktail in the Lyceta or courtyard. Food can be stored and prepped in the kitchen basement and then brought upstairs in the elevator.
Use For Businesses and Organizations
For meetings, conferences and social gatherings, seating arrangements are easily converted to suit your occasion. You can set up a projector screen and small stage with seats in an arch, or you can use the classic auditorium style arrangement.
Our Staff Support
Once you have scheduled your event with us, our Staff can assist you as your Wedding Coordinator, Event Host, and table setup and tear down workers. We can offer advice on how to execute and coordinate your event. Additionally, our blog of Wedding Tips offers a wide variety of nuptial-related suggestions to make your special day as wonderful and stress-free as possible.
Our Trusted Galveston Area Vendors
Over the years we have been fortunate to establish many deep relationships with local vendors, therefore we can highly recommend some for your every need! Please click here to see our vendor list, or call us if you need other recommendations! You will find everything from photographers to flower shops to food caterers that have frequently served the Lyceum of Galveston.