Group visits and venue hire

Enjoy a group visit, guided tour, special event or celebration here at the museum.

The Normanby Room is available for hire, so why not create lasting memories in a unique setting?  With a range of flexible options, including refreshment packages to suit all tastes and budges, it’s easy to build the perfect plan.

We’ve learned that no two bookings are ever the same, so we’re ready, willing and able to help you create a very special event.

GUIDED TOUR AND REFRESHMENT PACKAGES  10am to 4pm.  Minimum 8 guests.

Standard guided tour.  £10 per person

Guided tour with sit down light lunch:  £15 pp

Guided tour with sit down buffet lunch:  £20.00 pp

Guided tour with Yorkshire afternoon tea:  £27.50 pp

Take a look at our day time menu options


Take a look behind the scenes in this uniquely tailored collections based insight tour. Find out more here.

MEETING ROOM HIRE: Host your meeting in the Normanby Room:  £45 for the first hour, then £30 per hour, or part thereof.

EVENING EVENTS  (7pm to 11pm. Minimum 15 guests.)

Drinks and canapés.  Room hire: £300  Canapes: price on application.  Corkage: £3.50 per person

Evening buffet.  Room hire: £300.  Corkage: £3.50 pp

Dinner.  Room hire: £300.  Corkage: £3.50 pp

Booking caterers for evening buffet and dinner options is the responsibility of the customer, but the provider must be approved by the museum’s Commercial Manager or Director.  To gain approval, caterers must visit the museum to view the facilities.  The museum can provide a list of caterers who have worked at the museum on previous occasions.

Please have a look through our Terms and Conditions, and then get in touch – we’d be delighted to talk things through with you.

Drop us an email, including the following details:

  • The date of your proposed event
  • The planned start and finish times
  • The type of event eg 60th birthday, golden wedding, baby naming
  • How many adults and children you expect to attend
  • Your phone number and email address