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Lussier Family Heritage Center

Photography Policy

A photography permit is required for all posed photography at the Lussier Family Heritage Center. This includes photography in the following areas: indoor facility, historic barn, prairie trails surrounding building, balcony, patio area, oak tree, garden areas, pine trees, and exterior of building, see map for specific areas requiring a permit. 


Child taking photo in the leavesPosed photography includes, but is not limited to: wedding, engagement, family, graduation, prom, senior photos, and/or other similar styles. 

To apply for a photography permit, fill out the Photography Permit Application (PDF) and return it to the Lussier Family Heritage Center.  The majority of permits will be approved without issue. 

In addition, if you would like to have your photos shared on our website, brochures, or social media, fill out the Photo Release Form (PDF) and return it to the Lussier Family Heritage Center, along with the photos you would like shared. 

Unsure if you need a photography permit? Ask us!

Photography permits are included with all facility rentals - for the duration of the time specified on the contract. 


Photography Permit Cost
$35 Daily Permit
$250 Annual Permit (per calendar year)
Payment can be made via check, cash, or credit card

Refund Policy

NO REFUNDS will be given for the cancellation of a photography session at the Lussier Family Heritage Center. If weather impacts your session, you may reschedule for another time.

Failure to obtain a photography permit will result in an ordinance violation or a citation.