Venue Hire

The 19th-century Grade II listed building of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery offers a magnificent setting for entertaining, weddings, birthday parties, corporate events and Christmas parties.

What we offer

  • Unique and impressive spaces and galleries for evening dinners, receptions and standing buffets.
  • Our newest venue is the Waterhall, a stunning Victorian building that is decorated with a modern, fresh look, creating the ideal mix of a historic location with a stylish contemporary feel, which provides the perfect backdrop for weddings and drinks receptions alike.
  • Excellent dining facilities are provided in the beautifully renovated Edwardian Tearooms.
  • The spectacular Round Room provides a dramatic back drop for drinks receptions and buffets for up to 150 guests.
  • For events up to 250 people you can extend into the adjacent Industrial Gallery which provides a striking double height gallery space displaying beautiful decorative arts.
  • The Edwardian Tearooms, Industrial Gallery and Round Room can be joined up to provide a suite of galleries that can cater for up to 500 guests.
  • The Waterhall can welcome 200 people for seated events and up to 250 for standing drinks receptions.
  • Central location - the Museum and Gallery is just a few minutes walk away from the city’s train stations, and midway between New Street Station and the International Convention Centre and National Indoor Arena.
  • Private viewing and tours can be arranged for the Pre-Raphaelite Galleries, Staffordshire Hoard Gallery and Birmingham History Galleries.
  • Venue hire is available from 6pm until 10.30pm. Extensions until 12.30am are available at an additional cost.
  • Equipment hire, musicians and flowers can also be arranged. 
  • Dedicated staff will work with you to tailor the options available to make your event a complete success.

Download the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Parties and Special Events brochure.

Contact Us

For prices and further information, or to arrange a viewing:
Email events@birminghammuseums.org.uk or phone 0121 348 8082.

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