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Abington Park Museum

The museum in the heart of beautiful Abington Park offers a unique and elegant venue, all in the setting of a Grade 1 listed, historic building, once the home of Shakespeare's grand-daughter.

What spaces are available?

The Great Hall and Thursby Room are ideal for smaller events and functions, and the inner courtyard provides a wonderful private open air space for parties and functions.

  • Canape and drinks receptions
  • Gala dinners
  • Award ceremonies
  • Conferences and seminars
  • Summer and Christmas parties
  • Product launches
  • Family celebrations
  • Wedding ceremonies
  • Wedding receptions


  • Seated dinners - up to 60 persons in the Great Hall or Thursby Room
  • Theatre-style - up to 70 persons in the Great Hall or Thursby Room
  • Informal receptions - up to 75 persons in the Great Hall or Thursby Room

Food and drink

We pride ourselves in offering outstanding service throughout your event. We work with a range of highly experienced, professional caterers, through the Borough Council's bar and catering framework. Whatever your needs, from business breakfasts to afternoon teas or canape receptions and formal banquets, they will deliver a range of delicious menus to suit all tastes with a strong focus on local products, producers and suppliers,

Finishing touches and inspiration

Hosting your event at Abington Park Museum offers an array of opportunities to wow your guests. With an experienced team of event managers, curators,experts and dedicated suppliers, we can help shape your event to create exactly the atmosphere you want. We have a range of wonderful galleries available for private viewings, with an option to have one of our knowledgeable curators introduce the exhibitions or give a talk or tour.


Abington Park Museum provides a stunning setting to hold your wedding ceremony. For more information on our wedding offer please see our weddings page.

Visit our weddings page

Make an enquiry

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