Ulster Museum Wedding Venue
Get Married in a Museum
County Antrim, Belfast
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.
Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony licensed
Humanist / Celebrant weddings
Live music permitted
One wedding per day
Unique & Unusual
Suitable for Asian Weddings
Museums and Galleries
Contact & Location
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