Built in 1902 by Standard Oil co-founder and developer of Florida's East Coast, Henry Morrison Flagler, Whitehall is now open to the public as the Flagler Museum. Located on the shores of Lake Worth in Palm Beach, this National Historic Landmark has been meticulously restored and is climate controlled.

Individual and Corporate Events at the Flagler Museum are a privilege of some levels of Membership. For more information contact the Member Services Director.

Grand Hall

As an option for a cocktail reception, you can entertain your guests in true Gilded Age style by hosting cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres in the spacious Grand Hall. The Grand Hall features a splendid double staircase, dome ceiling paintings, gold leaf finishes, and marble throughout. Its size and beauty make it perfect for an elegant gathering. During the cocktail reception, your guests can explore the Museum’s first floor historic side rooms where Docents are available to answer questions about the Museum, the collection, and its rich history.

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Full of lush landscaping, the Courtyard’s tranquility is broken only by the soft bubbling of the marble fountain, a 1902 replica of the famous Venus Fountain that graces the Boboli Gardens in Italy. This space is another perfect location for a more intimate cocktail reception with the Grand Hall offered in case of inclement weather.

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West Room & Lake Room

With its subdued tones and refined Mediterranean ambiance, the West & Lake Rooms are a perfect choice for your festivities that could include a wedding ceremony, formal dinner, or larger cocktail reception. Originally Whitehall hotel’s dining room, the West Room & Lake Room are impressive in both scale as well as appearance with striking architectural features that lend themselves to a perfect backdrop for your special day. The West Room itself features a grand chandelier along with vaulted ceilings, and the adjoining Lake Room opens onto a terrace overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway and downtown West Palm Beach skyline.

Cocoanut Grove

This space offers a lush, tropical atmosphere for lovely outdoor events including wedding ceremonies, cocktail parties, or even a dinner under the stars. Next to the Cocoanut Grove is the Museum’s South Porch which can be utilized along with the Grove. The South Porch offers a covered space to include in this outdoor oasis.

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Flagler Kenan Pavilion

The Flagler Kenan Pavilion evokes the opulence and grandeur of a turn-of-the-century railway palace along with being the home to Henry Flagler’s private Railcar No. 91. With its stunning panoramic views of the Intracoastal Waterway coupled with its marvelous columns, the Flagler Kenan Pavilion is the perfect setting for a wedding ceremony, dinner reception, or even a large cocktail party. No matter how the space is used, the Pavilion will shine as the setting to your spectacular event.

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