Space Capacity
Whole house 90
Garden marquee  56 lecture style
42 at tables
Video room 35 lecture style
16 at tables
Video room & exhibition room  80 lecture style
Meeting room  25 lecture style
15 at tables
Dining room 50 lecture style
20 at tables



Please contact us for details of our rates.


Events may be held 9am – 11:30pm on Mondays and Tuesdays, or 5:30pm – 11:30pm Wednesdays to Sundays.

Refreshments & catering

The museum has a private kitchen for events, equipped with a fridge, electric oven and hob, microwave and limited cutlery and glasses.

A Nespresso machine is also available. We charge £2 per coffee & £1.80 per tea.

We have a list of catering companies.

Please contact us if you would like advice on:

  • Caterers
  • Hire equipment
  • Flowers


We can offer the following equipment to support your event:

  • AV system
  • PA system (for outdoor events)
  • Laptop and data projector
  • Microphones and recording equipment
  • 55″ and 40″ LED TVs
  • Blu-Ray/DVD player
  • Two flip charts and one whiteboard
  • Stage
  • Lectern


The ground floor is wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair access to the garden is via the staff car park. We regret that we do not currently have a lift giving access to the first floor (meeting and video rooms), or a wheelchair accessible toilet.

For more information please visit our accessibility page.

Risk assessment

A venue risk assessment is available on request. However, we recommend that you visit the venue in advance.

Venue hire enquiries

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