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Built in 1831 and lovingly restored to its former glory, this magnificent Georgian landmark makes the perfect venue for your wedding.

From the timeless elegance of the Georgian Assembly Room, with its brilliant chandeliers and lustrous gold leaf, to the unique, octagonal-shaped Victorian Courtroom, the historic spaces and beautiful staircase will add to the sense of occasion and provide a stunning location for your wedding. 

Whether you are planning a small formal ceremony or a grand reception St Albans Museum + Gallery is the perfect setting for your special day. 

Our expert caterers are here to listen and advise, to ensure that you and your guests enjoy to the full whatever menu you choose, with wines to match at your request. Our central location in this charming, historic city with excellent hotels, parking and travel links, will make access easy for your guests, and of course for yourselves.

Above all, you will be most welcome by all of us. 

Get in touch with our events team now for more information or to arrange a viewing.

Email us now:

museumevents@stalbans.gov.uk

Weddings at St Albans Museum + Gallery

Testimonies from Previous Couples:

"Our event at St Albans Museum & Gallery was truly amazing! The staff were exceptional and always available on the day for any adjustments. Megan provided expert advice on the layout, running and decor options whilst remaining friendly and approachable throughout. The event ran smoothly and venue provided us with the natural,  elegant and warm atmosphere we wanted. A hidden gem in Hertfordshire!"

Ali & Muneeba

The Assembly Room

Daytime wedding at St Albans Museum + Gallery

If you are looking for traditional elegance, then The Assembly Room provides the perfect setting for your ceremony and reception. Featuring glorious chandeliers, lustrous gold-leaf detailing and a grand balcony overlooking the historic city centre, this ballroom can accommodate celebrations for a large number of guests, including a sit-down wedding breakfast for up to 120 people.

Ceremony only (2 hours) £1,350
Reception (from 6pm until midnight) £3,150
Ceremony and reception (from 12pm until midnight) £4,950

All prices include VAT and set up costs. Security costs may be applied for larger evening events.

The Courtroom

The atmospheric Courtroom at St Albans Museum + Gallery

The Courtroom breathes warmth and richness thanks to the distinctive wood-panelling throughout. This is an intimate space, perfect for smaller ceremonies, Wedding guests can look on as you exchange your vows - even, if you choose - in the dock – a truly unforgettable experience!

The Courtroom can accommodate up to 100 guests for a champagne reception, or 70 guests for a seated wedding breakfast.

Courtroom Reception (from 6pm until midnight) £2,350
Ceremony and reception (from 12pm until midnight) £3,750
All prices include VAT and set up costs.

The subterranean Cells which are linked to the Courtroom can also be hired.

Booking and contact

We know that every wedding is individual and special so if you’d like to explore options outside of those listed above then please do email us at museumevents@stalbans.gov.uk.

Our Exclusive Caterers

At St Albans Museum + Gallery, we work exclusively with Leafi to ensure all our events are delivered to perfection.

Leafi is an events company with a focus on excellence, creativity and fabulous food. With years of experience delivering a variety of events Leafi is a quality driven hospitality service that offers the flexibility you need. Leafi have catered weddings, corporate parties, fashion shows and much more at St Albans Museum + Gallery and pride themselves on tailoring their offer to match your day.

Leafi’s food philosophy embraces the seasons, supports good animal husbandry practices, and favour sustainable produce. The organisation works with suppliers who share its values and ensure all produce is of the highest quality. Committed to delivering the best for every client, Leafi caters for all dietary requirements such as gluten free and vegan and can provide Kosher and Halal foods too.

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