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.

Celebration package

  • Choice of seasonal drink on arrival (one per person)
  • Two course fork buffet menu
  • Black or white linen to match your catering requirements
  • A staffed bar facility
  • In house table centres (if required)
  • During preparations: a dedicated Event Co-ordinator to ensure all the little details are taken care of
  • On the day: an experienced Event Manager, service team, museum staff and security to take care of you and your guests
  • DJ and disco until 1am

From £35 + VAT per person

Please note that these packages are in addition to the venue hire charge. Please contact our events team for a full quote.

Contact our events team for more information and to reserve your event now!

Guide to room capacities

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

Sample menus

Sample dining menus

Sample wine list and drinks menu

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