Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Events

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Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Events

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery is a stunning landmark venue in the heart of the city. The magnificent Edwardian Baroque building, with its famous exhibits of art and natural history, provide an inspirational backdrop for exhibitions, small conferences and more.

The elegant Wills Hall, named after the Museum’s benefactor, is adaptable for large or small events of all kinds. And in-keeping with the grand nature of the Museum, the catering and hospitality are world-class, covering everything from champagne receptions to banquets – all tailored to suit your needs.

Event Spaces

The large spaces in the Museum are versatile enough for a wide range of event styles.

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    Winterstoke & Wills Hall

    Capacity: 400

    A grand setting for wedding receptions, dinners and conferences with a glass roof, arched balconies, grand staircase and marble floor.

    • Bar
    • Exhibition Space
    • Natural Daylight

Capacity at a Glance

Event Space Reception Theatre Boardroom UShape Dinner / Dance Cab Lunch / Dinner Max Capacity
Winterstoke & Wills Hall 400 300 - - 240 192 240 400


In the heart of Bristol, this venue is a short walk from Clifton Down train station and within 7 miles of Bristol International Airport. It’s also accessible by car, with the M32 less than two miles away.


  • Clifton Down 0.6 Miles
  • M32 JCT 3 1.8 Miles
  • Bristol International Airport 6.5 Miles
  • Nearest electric car charging: West End Car Park, BS8 1JX, 0.3 miles


Queens Road, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1RL

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Special offers at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

  • Banqueting Delegate Package Prices from:

    Banqueting Packages

    With grand staircases, romantic balconies and glass vaulted ceilings strung with chandeliers, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery offers the perfect place to celebrate with your friends, family and colleagues.

  • DDR Packages Delegate Package Prices from:

    DDR Packages

    Join us at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery to host your meeting or conference with tea & coffee, salad and sandwiches served.

  • Christmas Delegate Package Prices from:

    Christmas Packages

    Have a wonderful Christmas at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery: A Narnian Winter Wonderland.


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    This venue is a member of beam, formerly the HBAA, meaning quality assurance for event bookers. It champions best practice, ethical working and sound commercial judgement.

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    All of our venues have been allocated Venue Directory’s Green Accreditation. Having this Green Accreditation demonstrates all of our venue’s commitment to sustainability, allowing you to book with confidence that it will be as environmentally friendly as possible and with the assurance that our venues are a greener choice for your event.

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Conference rooms

The Bristol Museum and Art Gallery conference venue is found in the Wills and Winterstoke halls on the ground floor. They can be hired along with the ground floor galleries, which contain a range of temporary exhibitions and permanent displays, giving you plenty of space and options among the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery conference rooms.


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Enjoy a fairytale wedding at the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery with sweeping staircases, romantic balconies and traditional chandeliers. Surrounded by thousands of years of history, you and your guests can toast your union in style and dance the night away. There are a range of amazing catering options available including canapés, buffets and formal seated dinners.


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Restaurant Associates

Restaurant Associates are proud to work with some of the UK’s most iconic and unique venues, from Tudor castles to contemporary art galleries. Their food philosophy is underpinned by their commitment to championing sustainability through seasonal menus and ethically sourced British produce. They deliver everything from intimate receptions to grand dinners, parties, exhibitions, conferences and meetings, and believe in making every event extraordinary.  

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This venue recognises the risks posed to the planet from climate change and the consequences of this change being felt by people all around the world. That is why they operate a Meetings For Change promise: 

  • We believe in using fresh, seasonal products

    We aim for 80% of the ingredients on our menus to be British grown. All the chicken and milk we serve is Red Tractor assured. 

  • We believe in the power of plants

    We offer plant-forward menus, with a choice of great-tasting alternative proteins. 

  • We believe in zero waste 

    Whatever we’re cooking for your meeting or event, our approach is root-to-stem, nose-to-tail. We use recycled and reusable packaging wherever we can. 

  • We believe in ethical sourcing 

    Our teas and coffees come from responsible suppliers. Our chocolate is Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance certified. 

  • We believe in protecting our planet 

    Our climate promise is to reach Net Zero by 2030.  In addition, this venue has further sustainable priorities. Please contact a venue expert for more information.