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Testimonials

"The Governor Lewis Mansion was an excellent venue for our Son's wedding. Kathy and Mark were superb Hostess & Host. They helped to make a lifelong memory that could never be replicated anywhere. The carriage rides were a hit and all of the guests are still talking about the beautiful decor and h..."

David

Wedding Venue

Welcome to the Mansion!

Wedding Venue


Step into the innocence and romance of an earlier time, a place so unique your guests will be talking about it for years to come. This is the original home of James Taylor Lewis, 9th Governor of Wisconsin. Located in the city of Columbus, just 20 minutes from Madison. This Mansion and grounds will fit many different themes, Garden, Downton Abbey (Wisconsin Style), Gatsby, Shabby Chic, Civil War, and Victorian. Let us worry about the details when you buy a package from us. We will set the tables with the good china and flatware. All you have to do is add your own special touch’s (centerpieces/ decorations). Choose your own D.J. and caterer (borrowing the Mansion china can bring substantial savings depending on the caterer) or bring your own food. The property is set on 1.7 acres of trees and gardens. When you have your event at the Lewis mansion you become a part of the luxury, grandeur and status that it stands for. The Governor Lewis Mansion is on the National and State Historic Registers. 

Smal intimate weddings up to 49 guests can be held indoors.  Outdoor tent weddings up to 200. 

Available:
  • Grounds of the Lewis Mansion
  • Changing rooms and powder room for wedding party inside the mansion 
  • Private 2nd floor screen porch off the bridal rooms where the wedding party can secretly watch the guests arrive. 
  • Use of the circular drive for carriage rides
  • Use of the Mansion for wedding photos 
  • 1.7 acres of gardens
  • Fountain 
  • Barn on property for pictures
  • Garden with arbor
  • Flushable portable restrooms
  • We have various historic props to choose from for pictures and decorating options as well, please inquire
  • Electrical service is included to run any equipment needed
  • Staff (depending on the number of guests) will be available during rental time to assist and direct vendors
  • Street parking next to the mansion and/or adjacent property for guests 
  • Tent (Tent will have sides available for inclement weather)
  • Tables and tablecloths
  • Lighting
  • Chairs
  • Save big on dinner for the guests. Borrowing our beautiful china and place settings can add up to big savings. If needed we have the names of amazing caterers that have been used at the Mansion.
  • Silverware
  • All tents will have sides on or available for inclement weather 
  • Choice of your caterer, bartender & DJ

General Terms and Policies

To begin your fairy tale please contact us, call (608) 501-9585 or simply fill out Check Availability page for more information or wedding pricing. Visit us on Facebook to see what has been happening at the Mansion. 



Welcome to the Mansion!

Step into the innocence and romance of an earlier time, a place so unique your guests will be talking about it for years to come. This is the original home of James Taylor Lewis, 9th Governor of Wisconsin. Located in the city of Columbus, just 20 minutes from Madison. This Mansion and grounds will fit many different themes, Garden, Downton Abbey (Wisconsin Style), Gatsby, Shabby Chic, Civil War, and Victorian. Let us worry about the details when you buy a package from us. We will set the tables with the good china and flatware. All you have to do is add your own special touch’s (centerpieces/ decorations). Choose your own D.J. and caterer (borrowing the Mansion china can bring substantial savings depending on the caterer) or bring your own food. The property is set on 1.7 acres of trees and gardens. When you have your event at the Lewis mansion you become a part of the luxury, grandeur and status that it stands for. The Governor Lewis Mansion is on the National and State Historic Registers. 

Smal intimate weddings up to 49 guests can be held indoors.  Outdoor tent weddings up to 200. 

Available:
  • Grounds of the Lewis Mansion
  • Changing rooms and powder room for wedding party inside the mansion 
  • Private 2nd floor screen porch off the bridal rooms where the wedding party can secretly watch the guests arrive. 
  • Use of the circular drive for carriage rides
  • Use of the Mansion for wedding photos 
  • 1.7 acres of gardens
  • Fountain 
  • Barn on property for pictures
  • Garden with arbor
  • Flushable portable restrooms
  • We have various historic props to choose from for pictures and decorating options as well, please inquire
  • Electrical service is included to run any equipment needed
  • Staff (depending on the number of guests) will be available during rental time to assist and direct vendors
  • Street parking next to the mansion and/or adjacent property for guests 
  • Tent (Tent will have sides available for inclement weather)
  • Tables and tablecloths
  • Lighting
  • Chairs
  • Save big on dinner for the guests. Borrowing our beautiful china and place settings can add up to big savings. If needed we have the names of amazing caterers that have been used at the Mansion.
  • Silverware
  • All tents will have sides on or available for inclement weather 
  • Choice of your caterer, bartender & DJ

General Terms and Policies

To begin your fairy tale please contact us, call (608) 501-9585 or simply fill out Check Availability page for more information or wedding pricing. Visit us on Facebook to see what has been happening at the Mansion.