Venue Hire

Hosting an event? From weddings to birthday parties, business meetings to community groups, host your event against the backdrop of our beautiful listed building and grounds. Wycombe Museum offers various parts of our site for community, charity and corporate hire. To enquire about venue hire please submit a form here

Wycombe Museum also deliver children’s birthday party packages. Find out more here.


Event Room Hire


Learning Rooms

Wycombe Museum’s Stable Block and Large Event Room

Wycombe Museum’s main hireable spaces are our Large and Small Event Rooms. Originally used as the stable and coach blocks when Castle Hill House was a family home, these two rooms in our outbuilding are now used for events, as well as the museum’s learning services. Please see bottom of page for details on room capacity.

Small Event Room

Dimensions: 4.64m x 5.4m

Community
from £18 per hour

Whole Day:
10am – 5pm £110

Half Day:
10am – 1pm £54
2pm – 5pm £54

Evenings:
Mon – Thur £33 per hour
Fri – Sun £38 per hour

 

Business / Corporate* 

Whole Day:
10am – 5pm £130

Half Day:
10am – 1pm £65
2pm – 5pm £65 

Evenings:
Mon – Thur £37 per hour
Fri – Sun £41 per hour

Large Event Room

Dimensions: 4m x 57.62m

Community
from £22 per hour

Whole Day:
10am – 5pm £130

Half Day:
10am – 1pm £65 
2pm – 5pm £65 

Evenings:
Mon – Thur £37 per hour
Fri – Sun £42 per hour

 

Business / Corporate* 

Whole Day:
10am – 5pm £150

Half Day:
10am – 1pm £75 
2pm – 5pm £75 

Evenings:
Mon – Thur £40 per hour
Fri – Sun £45 per hour

 


Marquee Hire


marquee combination

The marquee up in Summer and Winter

Wycombe Museum boasts beautiful grounds set against our Grade II listed building. Make the most of our stunning location all year round and host your event under our 8.5m x 8.5m Capri marquee on the lawn. The marquee has optional detachable side panels. Please see bottom of page for details on capacity. Please note that there will be a set up and take down fee for marquee hire during the autumn and winter.

Community

Whole Day:
10am – 5pm £130

Half Day:
10am – 1pm £65 
2pm – 5pm £65 

Evenings:
Mon – Thur £37 per hour
Fri – Sun £42 per hour

 
 

Business / Corporate

Whole Day:
10am – 5pm £150

Half Day:
10am – 1pm £75 
2pm – 5pm £75 

Evenings:
Mon – Thur £40 per hour
Fri – Sun £45 per hour


Whole Site Hire


whole site 2

The museum building front, rear, and grounds.

For that special occasion, Wycombe Museum offers the hire of our whole site – including the main museum building, stable block, grounds and marquee. We understand that all events are different, so requests for whole site hire will be managed on a case by case basis. To enquire about availability, discuss your requirements, or to view our facilities and grounds, please contact events@wycombemuseum.org.


Catering


Teas, filter coffee and biscuits are available from the Museum at £1.40 per person. We handle catering enquiries on a case by case basis. Please let us know in your enquiry if you would like to know more about our catering options. 


Other Important Information


Venue Capacity:

Layout Large Events Room Small Events Room Marquee
Standing 75 30 70
Classroom 33 15 n/a
Theatre 60 20 60
Boardroom 25 15 n/a
U-Shape 18 10 n/a
Cabaret 24 n/a n/a
Long Tables 50 24 60

For all hires:

  • A 50% deposit and a completed booking form are required to finalise your booking.
  • Evening hires of over 20 people will require two members of staff to be on site. Parties of over 60 will require three members of staff. Extra members of staff are charges at £12.50 an hour.
  • Cancelled bookings may be liable to pay a percentage of the booking fee, depending on how short-notice the cancellation is.
  • For ongoing weekly hires the Museum requires one week’s payment in advance.

For Community/Charity/Individual hires:

  •  Opt for table & chair set up to be prepared in advance for a charge of £12.50.

*For Business/Corporate hires:

Facilities included in fee are

  • Wi-Fi
  • Flip chart and pens
  • Ceiling-mounted HDMI projector (Large Events Room only)
  • Portable VGA projector
  • Natural light
  • Use of adjacent room as a break-out room (subject to availability)