Parties and celebrations

Celebrate your special occasion surrounded by thousands of years’ worth of history…and a glass of fizz in hand (of course!).

With grand staircases, romantic balconies and glass vaulted ceilings strung with chandeliers, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery offers the perfect place to celebrate with your friends, family and colleagues.

Perfect for:

  • Birthday parties
  • Retirement celebrations
  • Engagement and anniversary parties
  • Bar and Bath Mitzvah’s
  • Charity events
  • Summer parties

We are happy to tailor you the perfect celebration package to match your requirements and budget, whether you are looking for an informal reception event, a formal ball or a party to remember!

Traditionally, our packages include the below – but we are happy to discuss your requirements if you have something different in mind.

  • Exclusive hire of the Wills and Winterstoke halls within Bristol Museum & Art Gallery from 7pm – 1am
  • Choice of drink on arrival, with drinks packages available for the rest of the evening
  • Choice of catering ranging from canapés, bowl menu, finger buffet or 1 – 5 course seated dinner options
  • Choice of entertainment ranging from a gallery viewing, disco, murder mystery nights, and much more! (you are welcome to arrange your own*)
  • Private bar facility

Please contact us for more information.

*Restrictions may apply, please contact our events team to discuss your requirements.

Guide to room capacities

Capacity guide
Winterstoke Hall (front hall) and Wills Hall (rear hall) Informal reception / party 400 Download floorplan

Sample menus

Summer Party Package Menu

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