Ashmolean Museum is a landmark museum and wedding venue located in the heart of Oxford, Oxfordshire, in England. Founded in 1683, it is the world's oldest public museum, making it an iconic setting for milestone celebrations. Here, amidst neoclassical architecture and galleries filled with over half a million years' worth of art and history, you can say "I do" in style. Whether you are a history enthusiast, an art expert, or an architectural aficionado, this unique wedding venue is bound to appeal to all tastes and themes.
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The Ashmolean Museum's majestic forecourt creates an entrance to remember for couples and their wedding party. Inside, the grand staircase and its stunning gilded chandelier form the perfect backdrop for refined photo ops. This area leads your guests into the Italian Renaissance and European Art Galleries, both suitable spots for your civil ceremony or drinks reception afterwards. Reminiscent of a classic English country house, these galleries are filled with Old Master paintings and bronze sculptures. The couple has access to their own private entrance. Next, you can celebrate your reception in the contemporary Atrium. its soaring staircase creates a dramatic stage for speeches. This airy and bright space allows guests the chance to dine amongst Greek and Roman statues. Following a formal seated meal, friends and family can dance the night away or relax in the museum's vaulted café.
The Ashmolean Museum has been inspiring minds and sharing people’s stories since 1683. Today, the dedicated events team wants you to add your love story to the archives. An experienced in-house wedding planner will assist you at every stage of the process. They understand that every wedding is different and they are on hand to tailor your day according to your wishes and requests. An experienced team supported by an exclusive catering partner and handpicked suppliers will bring your dream celebration to life at this iconic location. The Ashmolean is suited to occasions of all kinds, from intimate ceremonies to grand entrances, regal dinner parties, and lively after-parties. This city centre venue is conveniently located and members of the team will happily recommend local hotels and accommodations in Oxford to assist your guests.
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Beaumont Street OX1 2PH Oxford (Oxfordshire)
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