UK museum wedding venues offer style without stuffiness. Many are housed in beautiful buildings, creating an amazing selection of backdrops for your wedding photographs. With many years experience producing epic to small scale weddings, expert teams will provide an individual and professional service ensuring your wedding day is special, memorable and run to perfection.
Here are just some of the museums in the UK you might like to consider as your wedding venue:
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol
The incredible Edwardian Baroque architecture is one of the UK’s most stunning museum wedding venues. Winterstoke Hall provides a grand entrance foyer, perfect for a drinks reception and entertainments. Wills Hall is the centrepiece of the museum, complete with grand staircase and chandeliers, ideal for wedding receptions.
Both halls boast extravagant vaulted glass ceilings and balconies which give access to the museum galleries, where you could even book a private gallery viewing for your event.
New Walk Museum, Leicester
The Victorian Art Gallery is beautifully lit and is the largest venue for civil ceremonies. The best of UK venues for musicians, you can arrange for singers and musicians to perform on stage, with sound and lighting plus a Steinway to hire.
The smaller, classical Lord Mayor’s Room is also available for weddings or drinks receptions. Unique photo opportunities, including weddings with dinosaurs.
Victoria Gallery & Museum, Liverpool
The iconic Victoria Gallery & Museum is registered offers the Leggate Theatre for one of the nicest museum wedding venues in the UK. Following the ceremony, your guests can view the unusual exhibits in the Tate Hall Museum for your drinks reception, and then move on to the Grand Entrance Hall for a seated dinner and evening celebrations.
River & Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire
Set amongst trees and meadows in beautiful Henley on Thames, arrive by boat, have drinks on the beautiful terrace and get married in the museum’s glass fronted Thames room.
This contemporary building is one of the best venues in the UK if you want to combine museums with flexibility with décor and layout. You can also enjoy a champagne reception on the river, on a boat trip along the Thames.
Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Telford, Shropshire
The Ironbridge Gorge Museums are situated in the beautiful Ironbridge Gorge UNESCO world heritage site and have a choice of venues for both wedding ceremonies and receptions.
Whether you are looking for a themed Victorian wedding, a simple ceremony or a complete ceremony, wedding dinner and reception package, Ironbridge has the facilities and expertise to cater to your every need, leaving you to enjoy your day.
Low Parks Museum, Hamilton, Lanarkshire
In the 18th century, the Assembly Room was one of the UK’s most fashionable venues for high society and still retains its original plasterwork and musician’s gallery. The Assembly Room has marvellous acoustics and a baby grand piano to hire.
The private courtyard gardens adjacent to the Assembly Room with its charming pagoda, provides an elegant backdrop for your wedding photographs. The courtyard also makes a perfect setting for a champagne reception and for guests to relax al fresco.
National Mining Museum Scotland, Lady Victoria Colliery, Newtongrange, Edinburgh
Set in the wonderfully restored Lady Victoria Colliery, National Mining Museum Scotland tells the story of Scotland’s mining heritage and is the last remaining colliery in Scotland. The Old Power House is an elegant function space featuring stunning Victorian architecture and an impressive eighteenth century beam engine.
London Canal Museum, Kings Cross, London
Originally an ice warehouse for imported natural ice, the building has colourful canal exhibits, traditional brickwork and timber roof.
The ground floor is ideal for a drinks reception, with use of the attractive canal-side area. The first floor has a larger clear space and is suitable for eating and dancing. Arriving by canal boat adds a wonderful romantic dimension to the day, at the museum’s own mooring right by the door. Special lighting can be arranged.
Cannon Hall Museum, Park & Gardens Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Cannon Hall is a stunning Grade ll listed Georgian country house set in seventy acres of some of the UK’s best historic parkland and landscaped gardens.
The Ballroom has finely detailed dark oak panelling and lovely minstrel’s gallery giving the appearance of a Jacobean Hall from the English renaissance period.
The Library was added to the existing house in the 1760’s and is an elegant and beautiful room, providing a tasteful period backdrop for smaller groups up to 30 guests.
A wide range of spaces both inside and outside the Cannon Hall are available for wedding breakfasts, afternoon and evening receptions, as well as for drinks and canapés following your ceremony from grand formal silver service fine dining events to vintage tea parties and picnics on the lawn.