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Saunday Through Thursday:
$85 per hour

Friday through Saturday:
per hour

Hourly Rental Rates
(3 Hour Minimum)

Reasonable rental rates mean that the Nicholson House is within the reach of most individuals or groups. Our staff will work with you to customize arrangements and ensure that your experience will truly be memorable.

For your next special event, please consider the Nicholson House.
For more information, please call (216) 221-7343 or e-mail to rentals@lakewoodhistory.org.

13335 Detroit Avenue

The widowed Betsey Nicholson undertook a major renovation around 1870. The result was Victorian-era splendor lavishly displayed throughout the home, including four wonderful parlors which help to create an enchanting mood for virtually any social gathering.

In 1985, the house was saved from demolition when it was purchased by the Lakewood Historical Society and the City of Lakewood.

Accommodating up to 125 guests, the beauty and tasteful elegance of a time gone by make the Nicholson House a wonderful setting for your small wedding, rehearsal dinner, bridal or baby shower, reception, or business or civic meeting. Modern kitchen facilities also are available for a catered luncheon or dinner.

Nicholson House

The Nicholson House, the oldest surviving frame structure in Lakewood, can bring classic elegance to your very special event. Located at 13335 Detroit Avenue in Lakewood, Ohio.

Built in 1839, the home is regarded as one of the most authentic examples of New England architecture in northern Ohio. The exterior reflects the natural evolution of a pioneer home, with a final back section added in the mid 1800s and a second-story addition around 1900.

The Nicholson House

West Parlor
East Parlor

The Nicholson House Features:

Classic, Elegant, Historic Atomosphere.
Four Exquisitely Decorated Parlors. Accomodations Up To 125.
Flexible Room Arrangements. Settings Ideal For Any Functions.
Modern Kitchen Facilities. Easy Access From Downtown. Free Parking.
Professional, Courteous Staff. Special Needs Access. Alcohol Permitted.

Lakewood Historical Society
14710 Lake Avenue
Lakewood, Ohio 44107
P: 216.221.7343
F: 216.221.0320

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Museum Hours
Sundays 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
February through November.
Closed major holidays.