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Address: 400 East Evergreen Blvd, Suite 213, Vancouver, WA 98661
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+1 360-694-3271
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The Academy Chapel and Ballroom offer a unique and beautiful venue for...

The Academy Chapel and Ballroom offer a unique and beautiful venue for your wedding and reception. With beautifully landscaped grounds, plenty of free parking for you and your guests and easy access from Interstate 5 or Hwy 14.

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Beautiful wedding or event space

I have attended several events here and they are always beautiful. This historic site is well worth the price for the atmosphere alone.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 February 2016
shrtsassygirlyinTX
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El Paso
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Academy, in Vancouver, is quite an attraction. Meredith Lewis, a local Vancouver artist, had a studio there that could be visited on Vancouver's monthly art walk, but she has moved her studio to another part of Vancouver; nevertheless, the Architecture of the building is quite amazing. As far as I know, The Academy is still locally owned by one... More 

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Thank James B
Vancouver, Washington
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were married in the chapel a decade ago. It was beautiful! It has such a lovely chapel. I have attended other weddings and receptions here in the past.

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Thank cdgarton2016
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25 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a really classic building. You can feel the catholic school culture that inhabited the facility until the 70's when it was converted to offices and commercial training facilities. Can smell the old varnish from the woodwork and the floors.

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Thank byron s
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I was hoping for a different result than the other reviewer on the Academy's FB page that said "DO NOT COME HERE!". This building is beautiful and we did everything to ensure a good relationship with the staff from the beginning, unfortunately we had a very similar experience. On the wedding day two (one being the main lady) of the... More 

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Thank Michelle D
El Paso
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91 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

I have attended several events here and they are always beautiful. This historic site is well worth the price for the atmosphere alone.

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Thank shrtsassygirlyinTX
Edmonds, Washington
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145 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

I have been driver by this great old building for about 30 years but due to my stay in my hotel i discovered it is right behind and i was able to see one more old building .

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Thank Mike O
Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Attended a large retirement party and it was a grand celebration! The food was good and plentiful and the staff kept the drinks flowing.

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Thank LLP1957
washington
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Vicki was a dream to work with, the venue is beautiful by its self or you can decorate. The price to use the chapel is more than fair. I SUGGEST A SPRING TIME WEDDING AS THE PRICE REALLY GOES UP FOR summer weddings. The location is easy for all your guest coming in as it is near 1-5 and walking... More 

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Thank waterparkannie
Vancouver, Washington
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

The Chapel has awesome acoustics. A wonderful place for a wedding. Beautiful craftsman construction. A landmark building.

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Thank Michael B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

This is one of the oldest and best preserved buildings dating from the 1870's. It is in pristine condition and one can imagine the ladies who were educated here

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