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Long Beach Museum of Art

Long Beach , CA

LOCATION

2300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA US 90803 (map)

PHONE

562-439-2119

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

The Long Beach Museum of Art’s magnificent oceanfront location is a truly unique venue, offering romantic sunset views, manicured gardens, historic Craftsman-style buildings, Claire... Read more
The Long Beach Museum of Art’s magnificent oceanfront location is a truly unique venue, offering romantic sunset views, manicured gardens, historic Craftsman-style buildings, Claire Falkenstein’s dramatic water sculpture, and a prized art collection showcased in elegant galleries. This extraordinary location, filled with sophisticated charm, can comfortably host up to 300 people outside, or up to 100 for an inside event in the historic craftsman home. Nestled between the craftsmans home and the exhibition pavilion, the garden and lawn area features spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, and the Queen Mary. This inspiring setting provides the perfect backdrop to a day that will live in your memory forever. To ensure the upmost wedding experience, only ONE WEDDING is booked per night.


Claire’s at the Museum, our onsite restaurant and catering service, will assist with every aspect of your event. Claire’s provides a variety of possibilities ranging from an elegant cocktail reception to an intimate sit down dinner. With creative design and flawless execution, Claire’s assures the very best for your most special day. The Long Beach Museum of Art is open to the public Thursday-Sunday, so please visit our Claire's Cafe for a bite to eat and have a look at our beautiful venue: Thursdays 11:00am-8:00pm, Fridays 11:00am-3:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays 8am-3:00pm. Please call (562)439-2119 ext 234 or email specialevents@lbma.org to schedule a tour. Follow us here!!!

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1911
When was your venue last renovated?
1999
Describe your venue:
Historic Site, Manor / Mansion, Museum
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Vintage, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
350
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
4
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
500
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
75
Event Coordination
Outside vendors welcome
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1911
When was your venue last renovated?
1999
Describe your venue:
Historic Site, Manor / Mansion, Museum
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Vintage, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
4
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
500
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
75
Event Coordination
Outside vendors welcome
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

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Ha
Wedding:
8/10/2014
5.0/5.0
We fell in love with this venue immediately. We wanted a small intimate wedding with a gorgeous view. Nallely and her staff were amazing! Nallely was very professional and helped manage our big day smoothly. Everyone was friendly and it was a pleasure to work with them. We got so many compliments on the venue and the food was deeelicious!
We fell in love with this venue immediately. We wanted a small intimate wedding with a gorgeous view. Nallely and her Read more...
We fell in love with this venue immediately. We wanted a small intimate wedding with a gorgeous view. Nallely and her staff were amazing! Nallely was very professional and helped manage our big day smoothly. Everyone was friendly and it was a pleasure to work with them. We got so many compliments on the venue and the food was deeelicious! Read less
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Kristina
Wedding:
8/8/2014
5.0/5.0
LBMA was where my husband and I had our first date, naturally it was the perfect spot for our wedding! Nallely (and of course all the other people, like Adreanna) were so incredibly helpful, knowledgeable and caring! They were ALWAYS friendly (even while getting stressed out calls from *cough* a stressed out bride). The wedding was smooth with them keeping us on time. We were so thankful to have them and would recommend the LBMA to anyone having a wedding in Southern California!
LBMA was where my husband and I had our first date, naturally it was the perfect spot for our wedding! Nallely (and of Read more...
LBMA was where my husband and I had our first date, naturally it was the perfect spot for our wedding! Nallely (and of course all the other people, like Adreanna) were so incredibly helpful, knowledgeable and caring! They were ALWAYS friendly (even while getting stressed out calls from *cough* a stressed out bride). The wedding was smooth with them keeping us on time. We were so thankful to have them and would recommend the LBMA to anyone having a wedding in Southern California! Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Julianne
Wedding:
5/24/2014
5.0/5.0
When looking for venues for our reception (we got married in a Catholic church) I wanted something more unique than your typical hotel ballroom. As soon as I visited LBMA, I knew it was perfect! The beautiful ocean view and unique location was just right for my reception. After the wedding, guest continuously commented about how beautiful/unique/amazing/perfect the LBMA was! I was so happy to hear they loved it as much as I did! Not only is it beautiful, the staff is amazing! We worked with both Sara and Andrea and they were so nice and helpful and accommodating through the entire wedding planning process, and on the day of! They couldn't have been better! Overall it was definitely a 5+ star experience and I highly recommend it!
When looking for venues for our reception (we got married in a Catholic church) I wanted something more unique than your Read more...
When looking for venues for our reception (we got married in a Catholic church) I wanted something more unique than your typical hotel ballroom. As soon as I visited LBMA, I knew it was perfect! The beautiful ocean view and unique location was just right for my reception. After the wedding, guest continuously commented about how beautiful/unique/amazing/perfect the LBMA was! I was so happy to hear they loved it as much as I did! Not only is it beautiful, the staff is amazing! We worked with both Sara and Andrea and they were so nice and helpful and accommodating through the entire wedding planning process, and on the day of! They couldn't have been better! Overall it was definitely a 5+ star experience and I highly recommend it! Read less
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Steve
Wedding:
4/4/2014
5.0/5.0
The Long Beach MOA was the absolute perfect place to have our big day! They have the perfect combination of the two biggest things when looking at venues...the venue itself being beautiful and the venue's staff being helpful. We were highly impressed with both as the venue is very gorgeous and unique and our coordinators Sara and Nallely were amazing! They both were extremely important to us and helped us out greatly through all the planning leading up to and then on the actual day of. We couldn't have had such a wonderful and memorable wedding without them and it allowed us to be confident through all the stages of our wedding and make the most of everything. Thank you so much for all your hard work! The LBMOA and all the staff there will always have a memorable place in out hearts not just because we said 'I Do' there but because of all the amazing memories that were created and people we met along the way!
The Long Beach MOA was the absolute perfect place to have our big day! They have the perfect combination of the two Read more...
The Long Beach MOA was the absolute perfect place to have our big day! They have the perfect combination of the two biggest things when looking at venues...the venue itself being beautiful and the venue's staff being helpful. We were highly impressed with both as the venue is very gorgeous and unique and our coordinators Sara and Nallely were amazing! They both were extremely important to us and helped us out greatly through all the planning leading up to and then on the actual day of. We couldn't have had such a wonderful and memorable wedding without them and it allowed us to be confident through all the stages of our wedding and make the most of everything. Thank you so much for all your hard work! The LBMOA and all the staff there will always have a memorable place in out hearts not just because we said 'I Do' there but because of all the amazing memories that were created and people we met along the way! Read less
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Rita
Wedding:
2/15/2014
5.0/5.0
The staff at LBMA was amazing. I have never worked with such professional and kind people before. They were very flexible with what we needed and made sure everything was perfect. They made our day so special and it is a day we will never forget! We had so many complaints on the venue - truly amazing!!!

I would highly recommend this venue and especially Sara and Nallely.
The staff at LBMA was amazing. I have never worked with such professional and kind people before. They were very flexible Read more...
The staff at LBMA was amazing. I have never worked with such professional and kind people before. They were very flexible with what we needed and made sure everything was perfect. They made our day so special and it is a day we will never forget! We had so many complaints on the venue - truly amazing!!!

I would highly recommend this venue and especially Sara and Nallely. Read less
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Samantha
Wedding:
10/11/2013
5.0/5.0
I have nothing but great things to say about this venue. It was a perfect location to have both the ceremony and reception in one place, and the view is amazing! They are very accommodating to your budget and schedule, and the staff alone was impeccable! They have a bridal & groom suite at separate housings in one location, and the bridal suite was in the main historic mansion. They provided bucket of beers for the boys and a bottle of champagne with cheese and fruit platter for the ladies! We ordered more from the menu and the food is absolutely delish!

They allowed groom photography to take place in the museum and I can't wait to see them!! The staff was helpful throughout the whole 10 month process, and they went above and beyond with their services. Sara and her team was amazing with our dog as well. They made the day of stress free and everything went smoothly even in the sudden temperature drop that week! They filled in the gaps seamlessly and I was very impressed!! I would do it all over again with them but thank goodness it's a one time thing for us because we didn't hire a wedding planner. However, they did a superb job following through and stepping it up as event coordinators. I adore them!! I can't wait to go back just to say hello. We're now part of the LBMA family! :)
I have nothing but great things to say about this venue. It was a perfect location to have both the ceremony and reception Read more...
I have nothing but great things to say about this venue. It was a perfect location to have both the ceremony and reception in one place, and the view is amazing! They are very accommodating to your budget and schedule, and the staff alone was impeccable! They have a bridal & groom suite at separate housings in one location, and the bridal suite was in the main historic mansion. They provided bucket of beers for the boys and a bottle of champagne with cheese and fruit platter for the ladies! We ordered more from the menu and the food is absolutely delish!

They allowed groom photography to take place in the museum and I can't wait to see them!! The staff was helpful throughout the whole 10 month process, and they went above and beyond with their services. Sara and her team was amazing with our dog as well. They made the day of stress free and everything went smoothly even in the sudden temperature drop that week! They filled in the gaps seamlessly and I was very impressed!! I would do it all over again with them but thank goodness it's a one time thing for us because we didn't hire a wedding planner. However, they did a superb job following through and stepping it up as event coordinators. I adore them!! I can't wait to go back just to say hello. We're now part of the LBMA family! :) Read less
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Jeff
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
It was the most amazing day for us. Everything that we talked to Sara about was executed flawlessly. The food was delicious and the staff was so attentive. Sara and Nallaly were at our event overseeing every detail throughout the day.

So happy!!!!!
It was the most amazing day for us. Everything that we talked to Sara about was executed flawlessly. The food was Read more...
It was the most amazing day for us. Everything that we talked to Sara about was executed flawlessly. The food was delicious and the staff was so attentive. Sara and Nallaly were at our event overseeing every detail throughout the day.

So happy!!!!! Read less
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Mary
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
I was lucky to get married at the Museum two weeks ago and it was the HAPPIEST day of my life. We had Andrea as our coordinator and from day 1 she made me feel at ease and stress free. If by chance she wasn't there when I called or emailed with one of my hundred lame bridal questions someone else in the office QUICKLY responded to me and never made me feel like a bother or nuisance.
On the day of our wedding everything was perfect - the team worked together and everything went off without a hitch.
My one recommendation for the next bride/groom - pay the extra $ and start at 5pm...you will want the extra time to enjoy this event and this venue...cannot wait to see my pictures and have future events at the Museum.
Thank you Andrea for EVERYTHING - you truly helped to make it the day of best day of my life!
I was lucky to get married at the Museum two weeks ago and it was the HAPPIEST day of my life. We had Andrea as our Read more...
I was lucky to get married at the Museum two weeks ago and it was the HAPPIEST day of my life. We had Andrea as our coordinator and from day 1 she made me feel at ease and stress free. If by chance she wasn't there when I called or emailed with one of my hundred lame bridal questions someone else in the office QUICKLY responded to me and never made me feel like a bother or nuisance.
On the day of our wedding everything was perfect - the team worked together and everything went off without a hitch.
My one recommendation for the next bride/groom - pay the extra $ and start at 5pm...you will want the extra time to enjoy this event and this venue...cannot wait to see my pictures and have future events at the Museum.
Thank you Andrea for EVERYTHING - you truly helped to make it the day of best day of my life! Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
9/14/2013
5.0/5.0
Sara and Nalley were amazing! They made planning and executing details at the wedding so easy! The venue is beautiful! I couldn't have been happier with how everything came together!! Thank you LBMA, Sara, and Nalley for making our wedding day perfect!!
Sara and Nalley were amazing! They made planning and executing details at the wedding so easy! The venue is beautiful! I Read more...
Sara and Nalley were amazing! They made planning and executing details at the wedding so easy! The venue is beautiful! I couldn't have been happier with how everything came together!! Thank you LBMA, Sara, and Nalley for making our wedding day perfect!! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue, Videography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Andrea was absolutely helpfull and very professional.
Andrea was absolutely helpfull and very professional.
Andrea was absolutely helpfull and very professional. Read less
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Carolyn
Wedding:
8/17/2013
5.0/5.0
The museum was a great place for my brunch wedding. Andrea was super helpful and responsive. I was a great time.
The museum was a great place for my brunch wedding. Andrea was super helpful and responsive. I was a great time.
The museum was a great place for my brunch wedding. Andrea was super helpful and responsive. I was a great time. Read less
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Natalie
Wedding:
8/3/2013
5.0/5.0
We had so many compliments from our wedding guests about the venue, even had a few tell me they would think about LBMA when it's time for them to get married. Everyone loved the view of the ocean and heard many good comments about the dinner (we had chosen the marinated tri tip and fresh tilapia). My husband and I had picked this place for our wedding because it was one of the few venues where the ceremony and reception were outside, whereas many of the hotels we looked at along the coast had only the ceremony outdoors and the reception in their ballrooms. Plus, LBMA was more in our budget in comparison with the hotels and other venues we had seen. Also, because LBMA comes with their own catering, bar, and seating and dining rentals, it took away a lot of the stress of finding vendors for all of that. Andrea was my main contact throughout the process and she was amazing. I didn't know what I was doing really and she made it an easy process and offered suggestions and was as sweet as can be. Our wedding went off without any problems and it was an amazing experience having it there. I will definitely recommend it to my friends and family.
We had so many compliments from our wedding guests about the venue, even had a few tell me they would think about LBMA Read more...
We had so many compliments from our wedding guests about the venue, even had a few tell me they would think about LBMA when it's time for them to get married. Everyone loved the view of the ocean and heard many good comments about the dinner (we had chosen the marinated tri tip and fresh tilapia). My husband and I had picked this place for our wedding because it was one of the few venues where the ceremony and reception were outside, whereas many of the hotels we looked at along the coast had only the ceremony outdoors and the reception in their ballrooms. Plus, LBMA was more in our budget in comparison with the hotels and other venues we had seen. Also, because LBMA comes with their own catering, bar, and seating and dining rentals, it took away a lot of the stress of finding vendors for all of that. Andrea was my main contact throughout the process and she was amazing. I didn't know what I was doing really and she made it an easy process and offered suggestions and was as sweet as can be. Our wedding went off without any problems and it was an amazing experience having it there. I will definitely recommend it to my friends and family. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Lighting & Decor, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue
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Shannon
Wedding:
8/2/2013
5.0/5.0
Working with the staff at the Long Beach Museum of Art to plan my wedding and reception was such a great experience. Everyone was so positive, friendly, and helpful. My event planners were Sara and Nallely. Both of them have such a happy disposition that it was actually enjoyable and exciting to meet with them to plan my event. My whole family and some of my husband's family had the opportunity to meet them and our families had only kind feedback about them. In fact, by the end of our event, I was a little bit sad that I didn't need to work with them anymore. Through the whole experience I felt like I had made two new friends. On top of such great service, my event was beautiful and very comfortable for me and my husband, as well as our guests. Throughout the whole party, and ever since, people keep commenting to me how beautiful of a location and venue it was at the LBMA.
Working with the staff at the Long Beach Museum of Art to plan my wedding and reception was such a great experience. Read more...
Working with the staff at the Long Beach Museum of Art to plan my wedding and reception was such a great experience. Everyone was so positive, friendly, and helpful. My event planners were Sara and Nallely. Both of them have such a happy disposition that it was actually enjoyable and exciting to meet with them to plan my event. My whole family and some of my husband's family had the opportunity to meet them and our families had only kind feedback about them. In fact, by the end of our event, I was a little bit sad that I didn't need to work with them anymore. Through the whole experience I felt like I had made two new friends. On top of such great service, my event was beautiful and very comfortable for me and my husband, as well as our guests. Throughout the whole party, and ever since, people keep commenting to me how beautiful of a location and venue it was at the LBMA. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue
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Nik & Irena
Wedding:
7/28/2013
5.0/5.0
This was the perfect venue for our wedding! It couldn't have been a more beautiful night. Andrea (the event planner at LBMA) was so great to work with. She made everything so easy & we were never pushed or overwhelmed with anything. Seriously the best person to work with if you want an easy, low stress, yet still very classy & memorable wedding. Thanks so much Andrea!
This was the perfect venue for our wedding! It couldn't have been a more beautiful night. Andrea (the event planner at Read more...
This was the perfect venue for our wedding! It couldn't have been a more beautiful night. Andrea (the event planner at LBMA) was so great to work with. She made everything so easy & we were never pushed or overwhelmed with anything. Seriously the best person to work with if you want an easy, low stress, yet still very classy & memorable wedding. Thanks so much Andrea! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Lighting & Decor, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue
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Vanessa
Wedding:
7/28/2013
5.0/5.0
Sara was great ever step of the way. My wedding was a dream come true. Sara was very helpful and very attentive.
Sara was great ever step of the way. My wedding was a dream come true. Sara was very helpful and very attentive.
Sara was great ever step of the way. My wedding was a dream come true. Sara was very helpful and very attentive. Read less
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Jill
Wedding:
7/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Thank you is not enough. Everything was perfect. My guests have not stopped complimenting on how beautiful your grounds were and how perfect your servers were. Even the 21 kids had nothing but smiles on their faces! That is a tough job to do during a wedding....they were having as much fun as I was!
Everything was set up according to plans and any changes I needed last minute were made. They are a true bunch of professionals who genuinely see to your needs....they all understand and will remind you that this is your day, nothing is too small or too big! Sarah, thank you for all your patience and smiles. I have already suggested, more like insisted, a friend use your venue next year! I thank you all...LB Museum of Arts Special Events ...... you are the best!
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Thank you is not enough. Everything was perfect. My guests have not stopped complimenting on how beautiful your grounds were and how perfect your servers were. Even the 21 kids had nothing but smiles on their faces! That is a tough job to do during a wedding....they were having as much fun as I was!
Everything was set up according to plans and any changes I needed last minute were made. They are a true bunch of professionals who genuinely see to your needs....they all understand and will remind you that this is your day, nothing is too small or too big! Sarah, thank you for all your patience and smiles. I have already suggested, more like insisted, a friend use your venue next year! I thank you all...LB Museum of Arts Special Events ...... you are the best! Read less
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Diana
Wedding:
7/6/2013
5.0/5.0
I had my wedding reception at the Long Beach Museum of Art and had the best experience! Besides the gorgeous and unique location, Andrea and Sara & staff were extremely professional, consistent, and had amazing follow through. I would give them a 10 on this scale if it were possible. A+ event coordination!

From day 1, I was given a wedding packet and a timeline of what to expect and estimated costing. They returned my emails and happily met with us on time and with all information. They confirmed dates, outstanding information, and all my special requests in a timely manner. Andrea even had an idea of when the marine layer would lift and when the sun goes down in July so we could time photographs.

I had ZERO worries on the day of my wedding. Andrea even came out to greet us when we arrived with a server with our appetizers and glasses of water on a tray! Our friends and family were so complimentary on the day of the wedding with the event site and staff. You can't get a better deal and service by the beach. And, we opted to keep the museum open during cocktail hour, what a treat for our guests!

They exceeded my expectations and I would strongly recommend LBMA and their staff.
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I had my wedding reception at the Long Beach Museum of Art and had the best experience! Besides the gorgeous and unique location, Andrea and Sara & staff were extremely professional, consistent, and had amazing follow through. I would give them a 10 on this scale if it were possible. A+ event coordination!

From day 1, I was given a wedding packet and a timeline of what to expect and estimated costing. They returned my emails and happily met with us on time and with all information. They confirmed dates, outstanding information, and all my special requests in a timely manner. Andrea even had an idea of when the marine layer would lift and when the sun goes down in July so we could time photographs.

I had ZERO worries on the day of my wedding. Andrea even came out to greet us when we arrived with a server with our appetizers and glasses of water on a tray! Our friends and family were so complimentary on the day of the wedding with the event site and staff. You can't get a better deal and service by the beach. And, we opted to keep the museum open during cocktail hour, what a treat for our guests!

They exceeded my expectations and I would strongly recommend LBMA and their staff. Read less
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Teiona
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
My husband and I were married at the Long Beach Museum of Art about two months ago! I could not have asked for a more perfect setting for our wedding- the venue was absolutely beautiful and aside from us loving it- we got so many complements on it! Seriously, walking down the aisle and seeing my handsome groom surrounded by palm trees and the ocean in the background was such a dream. The venue allowed us to have a sweet intimate setting with all our favorite people. :)

Aside from the aesthetics of the venue, our coordinator Andrea was beyond amazing. She played a BIG role in our decision to have our wedding at LBMA. Andrea is so sweet, easy to work with, and someone you can totally get excited about your wedding with! She is so incredibly organized and on top of things- I could not imagine having planned our wedding without her! She was always quick to respond to e-mails, flexible to schedule last minute appointments or change appointments, and helped our day run so smoothly. I knew I could trust her opinions and rely on her to be there for our big day and that's exactly what she did. :)

The food was also nothing short of amazing. We got so many complements on it and people kept talking about it even after our wedding- and the portions were a good size too.

I would choose this venue over and over again if I had to start from square one again. It was the perfect setting for our first moments together as husband and wife and I couldn't imagine having gotten married anywhere else. Everyone at LBMA was wonderful from start to finish. I couldn't have dreamed up a better team to help pull off such a sweet day.

Thank you to all at LBMA, and especially Andrea!! xox
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My husband and I were married at the Long Beach Museum of Art about two months ago! I could not have asked for a more perfect setting for our wedding- the venue was absolutely beautiful and aside from us loving it- we got so many complements on it! Seriously, walking down the aisle and seeing my handsome groom surrounded by palm trees and the ocean in the background was such a dream. The venue allowed us to have a sweet intimate setting with all our favorite people. :)

Aside from the aesthetics of the venue, our coordinator Andrea was beyond amazing. She played a BIG role in our decision to have our wedding at LBMA. Andrea is so sweet, easy to work with, and someone you can totally get excited about your wedding with! She is so incredibly organized and on top of things- I could not imagine having planned our wedding without her! She was always quick to respond to e-mails, flexible to schedule last minute appointments or change appointments, and helped our day run so smoothly. I knew I could trust her opinions and rely on her to be there for our big day and that's exactly what she did. :)

The food was also nothing short of amazing. We got so many complements on it and people kept talking about it even after our wedding- and the portions were a good size too.

I would choose this venue over and over again if I had to start from square one again. It was the perfect setting for our first moments together as husband and wife and I couldn't imagine having gotten married anywhere else. Everyone at LBMA was wonderful from start to finish. I couldn't have dreamed up a better team to help pull off such a sweet day.

Thank you to all at LBMA, and especially Andrea!! xox Read less
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Kasey
Wedding:
6/23/2012
5.0/5.0
I couldn't have asked for a better venue for my wedding day. Long Beach Museum of Art not only was a beautiful location, but their staff was incredible and very accommodating. Andrea Crane was my event planner for my wedding day, and I honestly can't say enough good things about her. She was incredibly helpful, very professional, but also very fun to work with. I would definitely recommend Andrea to anyone who chooses to get married at this wonderful place.
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I couldn't have asked for a better venue for my wedding day. Long Beach Museum of Art not only was a beautiful location, but their staff was incredible and very accommodating. Andrea Crane was my event planner for my wedding day, and I honestly can't say enough good things about her. She was incredibly helpful, very professional, but also very fun to work with. I would definitely recommend Andrea to anyone who chooses to get married at this wonderful place. Read less
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Kathy
Wedding:
6/2/2012
5.0/5.0
I will always recommend this venue to my friends and family if they have a need for events. The venue is beautiful and the service that Andrea my coordinator from the venue was not only professional but she was very kind and caring and always provided the most genuine feedback and suggestion.
I will always recommend this venue to my friends and family if they have a need for events. The venue is beautiful and the Read more...
I will always recommend this venue to my friends and family if they have a need for events. The venue is beautiful and the service that Andrea my coordinator from the venue was not only professional but she was very kind and caring and always provided the most genuine feedback and suggestion. Read less
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SaraBees
Wedding:
1/2/2010
5.0/5.0
I absolutely LOVED this venue!!!! It has a gorgeous view of the ocean, an interesting museum, a great menu, and a gorgeous historic building. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly (unlike someplaces we visited). I can't imagine having my wedding anyplace else. The grass area outside is really nice because you can really go any style you want--gardeny, modern, chic, elegant--it is kind of an fresh canvas. I also was really happy to choose a venue where I am supporting the arts and a museum.
I absolutely LOVED this venue!!!! It has a gorgeous view of the ocean, an interesting museum, a great menu, and a gorgeous Read more...
I absolutely LOVED this venue!!!! It has a gorgeous view of the ocean, an interesting museum, a great menu, and a gorgeous historic building. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly (unlike someplaces we visited). I can't imagine having my wedding anyplace else. The grass area outside is really nice because you can really go any style you want--gardeny, modern, chic, elegant--it is kind of an fresh canvas. I also was really happy to choose a venue where I am supporting the arts and a museum. Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/27/2013
4.9/5.0
The staff at the Long Beach Museum were incredibly easy to work with. They were flexible and assisted with making the wedding fit my budget. I never felt that they were trying to up-sale me and were honest about were to spend my money to make the biggest difference. There were no hidden fees either. Above all they were kind. I would recommend this venue to anyone who is looking for something unique and different from the same old hotel wedding. The nicest part... it was cheaper then any of the hotel venues we visited.
The staff at the Long Beach Museum were incredibly easy to work with. They were flexible and assisted with making the Read more...
The staff at the Long Beach Museum were incredibly easy to work with. They were flexible and assisted with making the wedding fit my budget. I never felt that they were trying to up-sale me and were honest about were to spend my money to make the biggest difference. There were no hidden fees either. Above all they were kind. I would recommend this venue to anyone who is looking for something unique and different from the same old hotel wedding. The nicest part... it was cheaper then any of the hotel venues we visited. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.9/5.0
We had our wedding in September 2013 at the Long Beach Museum of Art and it was absolutely perfect! Thanks to the Museum staff as we were able to enjoy every moment of it. From the beginning planning stages of booking the venue to after our wedding day, the professionalism and commitment of the staff was an A+. Our main contact person for our event was Sara, who is a wedding coordinator for the Museum. We have never worked with someone that is so genuine, professional, and makes the couple & families feel at ease. Sara took care of all of the details and on the day of our wedding everything flowed together so seamlessly. She ensured that everyone knew what they were doing and the entire highly trained staff worked together like clockwork. Sara even made sure that my wife and I got our meals first, so we got to eat before greeting all our guests. The food was incredible. Claire's at the museum catered the food and everyone was raving about it. We had the stuffed chicken, orange glazed salmon, and a vegetarian mushroom dish. I would highly recommend the Museum for any event. Our wedding was beyond our dreams amazing!
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We had our wedding in September 2013 at the Long Beach Museum of Art and it was absolutely perfect! Thanks to the Museum staff as we were able to enjoy every moment of it. From the beginning planning stages of booking the venue to after our wedding day, the professionalism and commitment of the staff was an A+. Our main contact person for our event was Sara, who is a wedding coordinator for the Museum. We have never worked with someone that is so genuine, professional, and makes the couple & families feel at ease. Sara took care of all of the details and on the day of our wedding everything flowed together so seamlessly. She ensured that everyone knew what they were doing and the entire highly trained staff worked together like clockwork. Sara even made sure that my wife and I got our meals first, so we got to eat before greeting all our guests. The food was incredible. Claire's at the museum catered the food and everyone was raving about it. We had the stuffed chicken, orange glazed salmon, and a vegetarian mushroom dish. I would highly recommend the Museum for any event. Our wedding was beyond our dreams amazing! Read less
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Nina
Wedding:
7/5/2013
4.9/5.0
If you are looking for a venue with breathtaking views of the ocean, choose the Long Beach Museum of Art! Andrea encompassed the up most professionalism and kindness through my entire wedding process. I would highly recommend this venue to anyone.
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If you are looking for a venue with breathtaking views of the ocean, choose the Long Beach Museum of Art! Andrea encompassed the up most professionalism and kindness through my entire wedding process. I would highly recommend this venue to anyone. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
9/29/2012
4.9/5.0
We loved this place! The setting is gorgeous - outdoor, overlooking the water at sunset. We got a lot of compliments on how beautiful our wedding reception was. The event staff (Sara & Andrea) were very helpful during the entire planning process. They are very easy and comfortable to work with, and really help out when you don't know what you're doing. On the day of the reception, all of the staff was very accommodating and professional. We have absolutely no regrets choosing this as our reception venue.
We loved this place! The setting is gorgeous - outdoor, overlooking the water at sunset. We got a lot of compliments on Read more...
We loved this place! The setting is gorgeous - outdoor, overlooking the water at sunset. We got a lot of compliments on how beautiful our wedding reception was. The event staff (Sara & Andrea) were very helpful during the entire planning process. They are very easy and comfortable to work with, and really help out when you don't know what you're doing. On the day of the reception, all of the staff was very accommodating and professional. We have absolutely no regrets choosing this as our reception venue. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.8/5.0
Amazing venue for our wedding...beautiful ambiance and amazingly dedicated, helpful and friendly team working there! We worked with Nallely, Luanne, Sarajeva, Adreanna, and they were all very hardworking, patient, and enthusiastic. We had a spectacular day and night-- thank you to everyone who was involved in making our day wonderful!
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Amazing venue for our wedding...beautiful ambiance and amazingly dedicated, helpful and friendly team working there! We worked with Nallely, Luanne, Sarajeva, Adreanna, and they were all very hardworking, patient, and enthusiastic. We had a spectacular day and night-- thank you to everyone who was involved in making our day wonderful! Read less
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Angela
Wedding:
9/6/2013
4.8/5.0
Sara and Nallely were amazing!! They have the best attitudes and they were so flexible. They made the day perfect. I consider them my friends.
Sara and Nallely were amazing!! They have the best attitudes and they were so flexible. They made the day perfect. I Read more...
Sara and Nallely were amazing!! They have the best attitudes and they were so flexible. They made the day perfect. I consider them my friends. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.8/5.0
My husband and I absolutely loved having our wedding at the Long Beach Museum of Art. The setting was perfect and the price was more than right - it was the only place we truly wanted to have our wedding at and the venue fee was less than half of that of the other venue we were considering. My only comment is that sometimes it took 2-4 days for LBMA's coordinator to get back to us. This wasn't a huge problem but I would have liked some acknowledgement of receipt of my email by another LBMA staffer, even if our contact was unavailable. A suggestion to the museum might be giving their amazing events employees individual email addresses so they can set out of office responses. Again, not a big deal and this shouldn't deter anyone from hosting an event at this fabulous venue.
My husband and I absolutely loved having our wedding at the Long Beach Museum of Art. The setting was perfect and the Read more...
My husband and I absolutely loved having our wedding at the Long Beach Museum of Art. The setting was perfect and the price was more than right - it was the only place we truly wanted to have our wedding at and the venue fee was less than half of that of the other venue we were considering. My only comment is that sometimes it took 2-4 days for LBMA's coordinator to get back to us. This wasn't a huge problem but I would have liked some acknowledgement of receipt of my email by another LBMA staffer, even if our contact was unavailable. A suggestion to the museum might be giving their amazing events employees individual email addresses so they can set out of office responses. Again, not a big deal and this shouldn't deter anyone from hosting an event at this fabulous venue. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.8/5.0
Working with the LBMA was wonderful! Sara was very helpful and responsive to my (many, many) emails. The day-of was picture perfect - she was very helpful, organized and cheerful. Even though she was just the venue coordinator (rather than my wedding coordinator), she was so helpful during every step of process leading up to the wedding.

The venue requires that you use their contracted vendors (food, beverages and valet) - but other than that they are super flexible. The food was fantastic! We received many compliments on many aspects of our wedding, including food, scenery and setting - a little gem hidden in Long Beach.

I highly recommend the LBMA if you are looking for an outside, garden-style wedding with a fantastic view.
Working with the LBMA was wonderful! Sara was very helpful and responsive to my (many, many) emails. The day-of was Read more...
Working with the LBMA was wonderful! Sara was very helpful and responsive to my (many, many) emails. The day-of was picture perfect - she was very helpful, organized and cheerful. Even though she was just the venue coordinator (rather than my wedding coordinator), she was so helpful during every step of process leading up to the wedding.

The venue requires that you use their contracted vendors (food, beverages and valet) - but other than that they are super flexible. The food was fantastic! We received many compliments on many aspects of our wedding, including food, scenery and setting - a little gem hidden in Long Beach.

I highly recommend the LBMA if you are looking for an outside, garden-style wedding with a fantastic view. Read less
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Jasandov
Wedding:
4/4/2009
4.8/5.0
We had a beautiful ceremony & reception at the LBMA. The staff was great to work with, the food was delicious and the view of the ocean was breathtaking. Besides the museum and the fountain, the venue is a blank canvas that you can run with. If you are looking for a venue in Long Beach, I highly recommend the LBMA.
We had a beautiful ceremony & reception at the LBMA. The staff was great to work with, the food was delicious and the view Read more...
We had a beautiful ceremony & reception at the LBMA. The staff was great to work with, the food was delicious and the view of the ocean was breathtaking. Besides the museum and the fountain, the venue is a blank canvas that you can run with. If you are looking for a venue in Long Beach, I highly recommend the LBMA. Read less
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Melissa
Wedding:
8/17/2013
4.6/5.0
LMBA was the first place we visited when selecting a venue and while we went to a bunch of others this one stood out because of the beautiful location, package service and Sara, who was our awesome event coordinator. The planning was really easy and Sara walked us through everything and gave us plenty of great advice from her years of experience to steer us in the right direction to have the perfect event. They were super accomodating to last minute changes and requests. We used their preferred vendor list primarily to select our vendors and they were all fantastic.
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LMBA was the first place we visited when selecting a venue and while we went to a bunch of others this one stood out because of the beautiful location, package service and Sara, who was our awesome event coordinator. The planning was really easy and Sara walked us through everything and gave us plenty of great advice from her years of experience to steer us in the right direction to have the perfect event. They were super accomodating to last minute changes and requests. We used their preferred vendor list primarily to select our vendors and they were all fantastic. Read less
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Carlie
Wedding:
7/16/2010
4.6/5.0
The location was absolutely stunning, and our out-of-town guests were very impressed with the views at such a beautiful location. The food was outstanding and we are still receiving complements on the main courses. One of my favorite parts of planning the wedding was getting to try all of the delicious food! Sara, the event coordinator, was a dream to work with; she answered all of my questions and was able to offer many helpful suggestions to make the event a huge success.
The location was absolutely stunning, and our out-of-town guests were very impressed with the views at such a beautiful Read more...
The location was absolutely stunning, and our out-of-town guests were very impressed with the views at such a beautiful location. The food was outstanding and we are still receiving complements on the main courses. One of my favorite parts of planning the wedding was getting to try all of the delicious food! Sara, the event coordinator, was a dream to work with; she answered all of my questions and was able to offer many helpful suggestions to make the event a huge success. Read less
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Richard and Richelle
Wedding:
5/17/2014
4.5/5.0
What a wonderful place. Beautiful wedding. Great food. I mean, GREAT food. Such a beautiful setting. Very flexible with what we wanted to do with the decorations. My only issue was that our original planner changed jobs 5 months before our wedding and we got new planners. They were awesome - except for missing some of the details. I feel like we had so many people cover our wedding that the specific notes and directions for our wedding was missed. I don't think any wedding is perfect. Things happen. This is an amazing place and I would have my wedding there again. I highly recommend them. I think the price is pretty good for the view and the location, etc.
What a wonderful place. Beautiful wedding. Great food. I mean, GREAT food. Such a beautiful setting. Very flexible with Read more...
What a wonderful place. Beautiful wedding. Great food. I mean, GREAT food. Such a beautiful setting. Very flexible with what we wanted to do with the decorations. My only issue was that our original planner changed jobs 5 months before our wedding and we got new planners. They were awesome - except for missing some of the details. I feel like we had so many people cover our wedding that the specific notes and directions for our wedding was missed. I don't think any wedding is perfect. Things happen. This is an amazing place and I would have my wedding there again. I highly recommend them. I think the price is pretty good for the view and the location, etc. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.5/5.0
A fantastic venue and beautiful outdoor location. Also Sara Vasquez is a great venue coordinator
A fantastic venue and beautiful outdoor location. Also Sara Vasquez is a great venue coordinator
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Stephanie
Wedding:
8/10/2013
4.5/5.0
LBMA was a gorgeous venue and we couldn't be happier with our wedding. Andrea was beyond ideal to work with! She communicated promptly, was very organized, and made our day wonderful!
LBMA was a gorgeous venue and we couldn't be happier with our wedding. Andrea was beyond ideal to work with! She Read more...
LBMA was a gorgeous venue and we couldn't be happier with our wedding. Andrea was beyond ideal to work with! She communicated promptly, was very organized, and made our day wonderful! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.4/5.0
We had our ceremony and reception at LBMA last month, and we could not have been happier with our entire experience from beginning to end. When we first began contacting possible venues last year, Jose at LBMA was the most responsive to all of our questions and the most willing to be flexible so that we could create the kind of day we really wanted. My husband and I were planning our wedding from out of state, so that flexibility and responsiveness made things so much easier for us. We met Sara, the site's special events coordinator, at our first visit to the venue last December, and I can honestly say her genuine enthusiasm for her job made me want to work with her. She and Jose worked out every aspect of the contract with us until we felt completely comfortable and then followed through on every promise they had made (even the ones we failed to put in writing). Sara and her assistant, Andrea, were always available when I had a question or needed to change something in the months leading up to the big day. And on the day of our event, even our guests commented on how wonderful these two women were.

Claire's - the exclusive caterer for LBMA - was magnificent. My husband and I had resigned ourselves to the fact that wedding food is never very memorable, as we can't imagine how a kitchen can make that many plates of food taste consistently good. And yet...the meals served at our wedding were absolutely delicious. The staff was wonderful and made sure our food was served in a timely manner, which meant we had more time for the most important part of the reception: the dancing!

The only downside to this venue actually has nothing to do with LBMA itself but rather with Long Beach noise ordinances - we had to have all music off by 10 p.m. Our guests were left wanting more time on the dance floor, and so were we! Still, everyone there told us it was the best, funnest wedding they had been to. We're so grateful to all the LBMA did to make our day so amazing.
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We had our ceremony and reception at LBMA last month, and we could not have been happier with our entire experience from beginning to end. When we first began contacting possible venues last year, Jose at LBMA was the most responsive to all of our questions and the most willing to be flexible so that we could create the kind of day we really wanted. My husband and I were planning our wedding from out of state, so that flexibility and responsiveness made things so much easier for us. We met Sara, the site's special events coordinator, at our first visit to the venue last December, and I can honestly say her genuine enthusiasm for her job made me want to work with her. She and Jose worked out every aspect of the contract with us until we felt completely comfortable and then followed through on every promise they had made (even the ones we failed to put in writing). Sara and her assistant, Andrea, were always available when I had a question or needed to change something in the months leading up to the big day. And on the day of our event, even our guests commented on how wonderful these two women were.

Claire's - the exclusive caterer for LBMA - was magnificent. My husband and I had resigned ourselves to the fact that wedding food is never very memorable, as we can't imagine how a kitchen can make that many plates of food taste consistently good. And yet...the meals served at our wedding were absolutely delicious. The staff was wonderful and made sure our food was served in a timely manner, which meant we had more time for the most important part of the reception: the dancing!

The only downside to this venue actually has nothing to do with LBMA itself but rather with Long Beach noise ordinances - we had to have all music off by 10 p.m. Our guests were left wanting more time on the dance floor, and so were we! Still, everyone there told us it was the best, funnest wedding they had been to. We're so grateful to all the LBMA did to make our day so amazing. Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/2/2007
4.1/5.0
Very beautiful venue. Recent price hike for facility rental make it very expensive. The facility coordinator changed several times during my planning time but the day of there were no problems. They were fairly accomodating with the delivery of my rentals for drop off and pick ups.
Very beautiful venue. Recent price hike for facility rental make it very expensive. The facility coordinator changed Read more...
Very beautiful venue. Recent price hike for facility rental make it very expensive. The facility coordinator changed several times during my planning time but the day of there were no problems. They were fairly accomodating with the delivery of my rentals for drop off and pick ups. Read less
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Helen
Wedding:
2/26/2011
3.9/5.0
The venue is really beautiful. And the food is amazing. So our guests were super super super happy. Planning was a huge pain in the neck! I can't blame anyone because they were extremely flexible and helped move my outdoor ceremony indoors and we were still able to capture a beautiful ocean view at sunset. If your wedding is on the small side, <75, definitely go for it! Another tip: take as many photos at the venue as possible! It's really a gem in Long Beach!
The venue is really beautiful. And the food is amazing. So our guests were super super super happy. Planning was a huge Read more...
The venue is really beautiful. And the food is amazing. So our guests were super super super happy. Planning was a huge pain in the neck! I can't blame anyone because they were extremely flexible and helped move my outdoor ceremony indoors and we were still able to capture a beautiful ocean view at sunset. If your wedding is on the small side, <75, definitely go for it! Another tip: take as many photos at the venue as possible! It's really a gem in Long Beach! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
3.9/5.0
LBMA is a venue with so much character. It's not just a usual venue overlooking the ocean. It has a real unique feel about it but at the same time, it was a blank slate that you can do anything in the venue to make it "your wedding". For us, it was such a romantic, intimate setting that really set the mood for our wedding. The views are amazing and the whether you do an indoor or outdoor wedding, you do not have to do much to make it look spectacular because of the venue. The food was great. Sara is such a sweetheart. She was a little hard to get in touch with because she does all the events at the museum and always busy but once you get her, she will help you and will get things done, especially the day of. We had 63 people at our wedding and this place was perfect.
LBMA is a venue with so much character. It's not just a usual venue overlooking the ocean. It has a real unique feel about Read more...
LBMA is a venue with so much character. It's not just a usual venue overlooking the ocean. It has a real unique feel about it but at the same time, it was a blank slate that you can do anything in the venue to make it "your wedding". For us, it was such a romantic, intimate setting that really set the mood for our wedding. The views are amazing and the whether you do an indoor or outdoor wedding, you do not have to do much to make it look spectacular because of the venue. The food was great. Sara is such a sweetheart. She was a little hard to get in touch with because she does all the events at the museum and always busy but once you get her, she will help you and will get things done, especially the day of. We had 63 people at our wedding and this place was perfect. Read less
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Marie
Wedding:
8/29/2009
2.8/5.0
My wedding reception was at the The Long Beach Museum of Art and it was absolutely beautiful! However, the service is not so great, but since the location and the grounds are so beautiful, I would still not have my reception anywhere else. The museum event planner is very unorganized and it shows. That is the only problem I came across, but it's a pretty big problem because it determines if what you ask for actually happens. You'll have to worry about this the entire time you plan your event. But like I said, it was still worth it because the view and the grounds are just breathtaking. I don't regret having my reception there at all, I just had to work really hard to make sure I was heard. There were a couple things that went wrong, but I don't think anyone noticed but me.
My wedding reception was at the The Long Beach Museum of Art and it was absolutely beautiful! However, the service is not Read more...
My wedding reception was at the The Long Beach Museum of Art and it was absolutely beautiful! However, the service is not so great, but since the location and the grounds are so beautiful, I would still not have my reception anywhere else. The museum event planner is very unorganized and it shows. That is the only problem I came across, but it's a pretty big problem because it determines if what you ask for actually happens. You'll have to worry about this the entire time you plan your event. But like I said, it was still worth it because the view and the grounds are just breathtaking. I don't regret having my reception there at all, I just had to work really hard to make sure I was heard. There were a couple things that went wrong, but I don't think anyone noticed but me. Read less
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