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Ulster Museum Wedding Venue

Get Married in a Museum

County Antrim, Belfast


160 guests

6 reviews

An impressive, contemporary space

Be surrounded by some of the finest pieces from the museum’s national collection

A blank canvas to build on if you want to

We will ensure that you have our undivided attention throughout

Exclusive use of the museum after 5pm

Arrive in style in the museum's private entrance hall

Prices & Key Facts


Price Band: ££ - £££

Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.

Hire Price Range: £450 - £3,500


Guests for a ceremony: 160

Guest Capacity (min/max): 40 / 160

Guests for sit down meal: 40 - 160

About Ulster Museum

Looking for something different? For a once in a lifetime wedding venue full of character, history and modern art, then look no further, than the Ulster Museum. Exchange vows, dine and dance the night away in our spectacular building and let us play a part in your history, just as you will in ours. Your ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception can all be accommodated with ease so your guests can relax from the moment they arrive.

The Belfast Room at the Ulster Museum is an intimate space for civil, humanist and religious wedding ceremonies of up to 100 people.
The Lecture Theatre at the Ulster Museum is a historic space for humanist and religious wedding ceremonies of up to 160 people.

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed

Humanist / Celebrant weddings

Venue Setting


Additional Facilities

Live music permitted

Discos permitted

Wedding coordinator

Licensed bar

Bespoke weddings

Venue Type

Unique & Unusual

Suitable for Asian Weddings

Intimate Venue


Museums and Galleries


Catering Options

Inhouse Caterers

Contact & Location

Ulster Museum

Botanic Gardens, Belfast, BT9 5AB, County Antrim, United Kingdom


You will have exclusive use of your ceremony venue throughout the day, and our Atrium will be exclusively yours from 5pm when the museum closes to the public.

Yes, the Belfast Room is licensed for civil ceremonies of up to 100 people. This space can also host Humanist or Religious Weddings. If you have a larger wedding our Lecture Theatre can hold up to 160 for a Humanist or Religious wedding.

We only have indoor spaces

We do not permit wine to be brought in, this can be purchased via our caterers

Our Hospitality Partner is Craft Event Co. The team will work with you to produce perfect platefuls for your day – from formal sit-downs to sharing platters, grazing tables to banquets, and gastronomic canapes to street food style suppers. We can also help you pick the perfect sippable accompaniments.

You may decorate the ceremony room from either 9am the morning of your wedding, or the day before if we have no other bookings

Last orders at the bar are at 12.30am, and music must finish at 1.00am



Yes we permit biodegradable confetti

We only permit LED candles

No, however we have a Green Room with adjoining WC you can use throughout the day


Yes there are a lot of hotels, guests houses and self-catering options nearby

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