Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

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About Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery provides a truly unique and simply stunning wedding ceremony and reception venue in the heart of Bristol.

Our team of experienced staff will be on hand every step of the way to ensure your wedding day gives you and your guest’s happy memories to treasure forever.

Want to say ‘I do’ at Bristol Museum?

From summer 2019, couples will have the chance to be amongst the first ever to say ‘I do’ at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. This gives our couples a truly unique opportunity to make their mark and do something no one has done before. Ceremonies can take place at 6pm in one of the following spaces:

  • Winterstoke Hall
  • French Art Gallery
  • European Old Masters Art Gallery
  • British and European Art Gallery (The Age of Enlightenment and the Birth of Romanticism)
  • Victorian Art Gallery (Places of Desire)

These stunning spaces offer a stunning setting to create once in a lifetime memories with your loved ones.

Let the celebrations begin!

Then let the celebrations begin the way you have always imagined, from lavish receptions and formal wedding breakfasts to informal celebrations and relaxed soirees. The setting could not be more stunning with glass vaulted ceilings, romantic balconies, chandeliers and sweeping staircases.

Gallery photoshoot

We also can arrange special access for the wedding couple and their photographer to our galleries for a limited time during the evening so that you can get some perectly unique wedding photos to treasure forever.

Your wedding reception, your way!

We understand that every couple is unique, and so we pride ourselves on being able to tailor packages to suit your requirements, tastes and budget. Please feel free to speak to us about our packages or contact our friendly Events Team who would be delighted to show you round our wonderful wedding venue and give you the opportunity to see for yourself our unique setting with the heart of Bristol.

* Please note that Bristol Museum & Art Gallery is an evening only venue, with wedding ceremonies at 6pm and evening receptions from 7pm. 

  • Exclusive venue hire for you and your guests to celebrate in style
  • Stunning landmark venue in the heart of the city
  • Say 'I do' in our grand event hall or more intimate art galleries
  • Grand Edwardian-Baroque Architecture, glass vaulted ceilings, romantic balconies and sweeping staircases
  • Beautiful exhibition galleries available for private viewings and photoshoot
  • Delicious food prepared fresh in our kitchens for your guests
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Recommended by 100% of couples


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  • Quality of the Service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value for Money 5.0
  • Response time 5.0
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    Nick & Caroline · Married on 24/11/2018

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    All just perfect.

    Hi Cassie

    We had an absolutely brilliant party on Saturday night. I thought it was just a brilliant night and all our guests had a cracking time. It all went swimmingly, and I think everyone there had a great deal of fun!

    Many thanks again for putting it all together and for all your help in organising the evening. All the team were great in making it such a stress free event. Everyone commented on how beautiful the museum looked as well.

    All just perfect.

    Thanks again for arranging everything,

    Nick & Caroline

    Sent on 17/12/2018
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    Russ and Gary · Married on 17/11/2018

    5.0
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    A great space to celebrate

    We were incredibly chuffed with how everything went on the big day, as well as everything before and after. You guys organised everything perfectly,

    Zoe was great at handling everything which really took the pressure off me, All the team worked well for us, so well organised and flexible.

    Feedback from our guests was that they loved the venue, impressed with the exhibits, loved the food, and that it was just a great space to celebrate in.

    Unfortunately I cannot remember the chaps name who opened the bar and called people through, but he was great. The team put us at ease whilst we were having photos in the galleries.

    Generally, everything was in place and organised such that we did not need to think about it, which was perfect for us and we cannot thank you guys enough.

    Best,

    Russ and Gary

    Sent on 22/01/2019
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    Darren and Carley · Married on 14/02/2015

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    First class! We wish we could do it all again!

    As we had our ceremony on the SS Great Britain we loved the idea of having 2 venues that were really Bristolian. Plus when we visited the museum it just too our breath away that we could have that venue for that price. Such a special place.

    • Did the venue have any special memories or meaning for you as a couple or yours guests?
    Like I said as above, we are both proud Bristolians born and bread so we loved that we had our reception in such an iconic Bristolian venue. Half of my family travelled from London so they thought it was amazing to see such a great part of Bristol and our Bristol family said they wouldn't have known it was possible to have a wedding reception there and that it felt so grand.

    • What was your favourite thing about hosting your reception at Bristol Museum?
    The staff were just awesome, Will was so helpful he couldn't have done anymore for us. But it was the venue, the pure look of it, it just felt special. Once we put our spin on it with the decorations we thought it looked amazing! It was the little things i.e. from picking the colour of the lights that made it just perfect. We wish we could do it all again!

    • How did you find the service you received, both in the run up to your evening and on the night?
    First class! Nothing short of that. Even after the event, when picking up our bits and bobs, the service was perfect until the end.

    Sent on 26/08/2016

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Bristol Museum & Art Gallery FAQ

  • Venue Type:
    Exclusive Use
    Unusual Weddings
    Historic
    Landmark
    Civil Ceremony Licence
    In the City
    Unique Weddings
  • Dining Options:
    Seated Meal Facilities
    Corkage Option
    Alcohol Licence
    Buffet Meal Facilities
    In House Catering
  • Evening Entertainment:
    Dance Floor
    Entertainment Licence
    Live Band Facilities
    Evening Reception Facilities
    DJ Facilities
  • Venue Staff Assistance:
    Wedding Coordinator
  • Other Features:
    Disabled Facilities
    Confetti Permitted

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