New River Inn Museum of History is a beautiful and unique Fort Lauderdale, Florida wedding venue nestled in the heart of Riverwalk Park on the New River.

If you’re planning a grand and lavish party for 200 or an intimate gathering of 50 the understated elegance of this 1905 hotel is an exquisite scene for creating timeless memories.

Your guests will enjoy a beautiful, tropically infused atmosphere with a mix of southern charm that includes picturesque views of the New River. Our spacious tropical grounds can accommodate hundreds of guests. Large rooms accommodate hundreds for receptions or bridal showers while private rooms offer a bridal suite, coat room or just a quiet hideaway for a pre-event organization.

As one of the most picturesque destinations in Fort Lauderdale, you will find perfect backdrops for photos including first and second-floor verandas and a gazebo. Our charming outdoor setting offers breathtaking views of the New River surrounded by beautiful tropical and subtropical plants.

Make history together at our beautiful Fort Lauderdale, FL wedding venue.

Host your special event at a graceful Southern Plantation on the banks of the New River. Whether it’s an intimate gathering of 50 or an elegant party for 200, the 1905 New River Inn is the perfect venue.

Please complete the Venue Rental Form in the blue box to the right and we will get back to you with availability and details.

New River Inn Museum’s rental fee is for the venue and 5-hour security personnel.

For the use of the gazebo, please contact the City of Fort Lauderdale (954) 828-5346. For valet parking, contact Cathi Crane with Asta Parking at or 954.564.1750.

History Fort Lauderdale works with many pre-approved caterers and vendors to suit every budget. A list of preferred vendors that have experience on the property is linked below.

History Fort Lauderdale’s Preferred Vendor List