Dorset Museum

66 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA, Dorset, England

With its Gothic facade, spectacular Victorian Hall, and stunning new galleries, Dorset Museum is a memorable choice.

The jewel among our event spaces is the Victorian Hall – a true masterpiece of Gothic architecture designed by G. R. Crickmay in 1884.

Its Roman mosaic floor and cast iron framework make it the perfect setting for corporate events, weddings, and special occasions. The café, Learning Base and Community Room are more informal spaces.

Complement your event with a light lunch, refreshments, a guided tour, or a walk around our four fascinating galleries.

Hall Type
other hall
Year Built
Overall Capacity
Seating Capacity

Availability and Hire Costs

Availability: Available day and/or evening from 6.00 pm.

Hire Costs: Please contact us for details

Suitable For

This venue is suitable for the following occasions.

Wedding, Party, Reunion, Anniversary, Training, Children's Party, Local Community Meeting, Societies and Clubs, Music Event, Theatre Production, Band Practise, Other, Christenings / Blessings, Wakes, Baby Groups, Fitness Classes / Yoga, Educational Pursuits, Church Event / Choir Practice, School Events, Naming Ceremonies, Film Shoots, Haunted, Banqueting, Asian Wedding, Corporate Events


  • ✓ Staging
  • ✓ Main Hall
  • ✓ Committee Room
  • ✓ Entrance
  • ✓ Servery
  • ✓ Kitchen
  • ✓ Store Room
  • ✓ Accessible Toilets
  • ✓ Baby Changing Facilities
  • ✓ Changing Facilities
  • ✓ Wheelchair Access
  • ✓ Broadband Internet
  • ✓ Wifi
  • ✓ Wedding License
  • ✓ License for Outside Wedding Ceremonies


  • ✓ Microwave
  • ✓ Computer
  • ✓ Piano
  • ✓ Projection Screen
  • ✓ Projector
  • ✓ Smoke Alarms
  • ✓ Fire Alarms
  • ✓ Window Locks
  • ✓ Intruder Alarm
  • ✓ Sound Equipment
  • ✓ Hearing Loop
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This listing was last updated: 27/04/2024

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