The Holburne Museum

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£1,080 - £6,000 for Venue Hire
Up to 70
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Enviably set at the head of Bath’s famous Great Pulteney Street and surrounded by the splendour of Sydney Gardens, The Holburne Museum is a beautiful and unique location for your wedding.
The Holburne Museum Pricing & Costs

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The Holburne Museum Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
11:00 PM

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted
Wedding Licence


City View
Grade I/II Listed Building
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

In-house Catering
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Alcohol Licence
The Holburne Museum Full Description
Our team is well versed in ensuring that your wedding day runs as smoothly as possible, and take pride in guaranteeing excellence. Whether you are holding a small relaxed ceremony or our full collection package we will ensure that your day is an exquisite and memorable occasion. What we can offer: Civil Ceremonies in our beautiful galleries Welcome drinks Champagne receptions Full sit down receptions including 3 or 4 course wedding breakfast Buffet stations Tailor made wedding packages The Holburne Museum has chosen a select group of exclusive event caterers who can provide a variety of options using only the finest ingredients, sourced as close to our home as possible. For enquiries and bookings please contact: Spencer Hancock Email: [email protected] Tel: 01225 388560 or Email: [email protected]

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Charlotte Kippax
Thank you very much for taking the time to look at our page. The Holburne Museum is a beautiful location to have your wedding. We are a Grade I listed building set in the wonderful city of Bath, Somerset, and are the only venue which is set within it's own gardens in the city. We pride ourselves on hosting spectacular ceremonies in our Brownsword Picture Gallery, surrounded by some of the best examples of 18th Century British portraiture. Come and take a look, we'd love to meet you!


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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The Holburne Museum Location & Contact Details


Great Pulteney Street, Bath, Somerset, BA2 4DB, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M4 Junction 18

Nearest Train Station

Bath Spa

Nearest Airport


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The Holburne Museum Press & Awards

Accreditations (2)

Museums Heritage 10th Anniversary Awards - Joint Winner - Opening and re-display
Michael Middleton - Special Award for Restoration and Extension
Frequently Asked Questions

Describe the best wedding that happened at The Holburne Museum?

It's impossible to choose. Each wedding is unique and beautiful and very personal to the couple.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Start planning early! And don't be afraid to ask for help along the way.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

A choreographed first dance to rap music.

Describe The Holburne Museum in 5 adjectives

Unique, welcoming, extraordinary, historic, contemporary

Where’s the best photo spot at The Holburne Museum?

On our balcony overlooking the most famous road in Bath - Great Pulteney Street.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at The Holburne Museum?

Luke Evans (from the Hobbit)

What’s your favourite canapé?

Parmesan and Rosemary Shortbreads with Roast Cherry Tomatoes, Feta Cheese and Balsamic Pearls

What’s your favourite midnight treat?


What is The Holburne Museum most unique feature?

Our collection of famous portraits

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our commitment to creating excellence

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