Get married at a museum! Blaise Castle House Museum is licensed for civil wedding ceremonies, civil partnership ceremonies and naming ceremonies.
This beautiful historic house is set in 400 acres of landscaped parkland and has been a museum for well over 50 years. The displays here feature a wide selection of toys and games, intriguing domestic equipment and costume dating from the 1730s to the present day.
The Picture Room
The beautiful Picture Room, with its classical portico and domed glass ceiling, seats up to 60 guests and with standing room can accommodate up to 80 guests.
Its walls are decorated with a sumptuous red flock paper, hung with pictures from the fine art collections and lit by four beautiful chandeliers, creating a very elegant setting.
Prices for hire of the Picture Room for all ceremonies including wedding and civil partnership ceremonies, renewal of marriage vows and naming ceremonies:
Monday to Friday – £550.00
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays – £650.00
You can find prices for Registrar’s fees on the Bristol City Council website. It’s your responsibility to book and pay the Registrar directly. In addition to the Registrar’s fees, there’s also a Notice of Marriage payment for each person being married.
Museum reception venues
Although it’s currently not possible to hold receptions at Blaise Castle House Museum, if it’s a museum setting you’re after we’ve got the place for you. Whether you fancy the magnificent Edwardian Baroque architecture of Bristol Museum & Art Gallery or the incredible harbourside views at M Shed, you’re sure to wow your guests with a unique Bristol venue.