Venue Hire at Banbury Museum

Banbury Museum & Gallery is located in an iconic modern building in the centre of Banbury next to the beautiful canal-side and offers a range of venue hire options.

Banbury Museum & Gallery has a number of spaces available for venue hire, accommodating a range of layouts and also providing AV equipment. Through the fantastic Toms Diner, bespoke catering menus are available and freshly prepared on site. Close to a number of parking options and convenient for both rail links and bus routes.


Venue Hire view

Rosemarie Higham Library

Located on our first floor, overlooking the beautiful Oxford canal and offering great views of Banbury the Library can accommodate small or informal meetings. Equipped with a boardroom table and informal seating this space works really well for team meetings and workshops.

AV Equipment

Natural Daylight: Floor to ceiling windows


Hire Rates: £15 per hour / £40 half-day



Venue Hire Presentation roomEducation Studio

The biggest conference space the museum has to offer sits on the lower ground floor behind the charming Café Red. The room can seat up to 70 theatre style and its size can accommodate various layouts. The room usually hosts conferences, lectures, educational workshops, and open days but has also been a yoga venue!

AV Equipment: Projector, Screen, Sound System, Blu Ray & Hearing Loop all included in the room hire

Natural Daylight: None

Private: Completely private

Hire Rates: £35 per hour / £90 half-day / £170 full day


Waterways Gallery

Stretching out across the Oxford canal the waterways gallery is only available for hire out of museum opening hours, for this reason it best suits networking events, private views of the exhibitions, drinks receptions and award evenings, it has even been used for fashion shows!

AV Equipment: No AV equipment built in to the gallery

Natural Daylight: Floor to ceiling windows

Private: Completely private

Hire Rates: Evenings only, from £150



Private Dining

A unique experience dining with us after hours with views stretching over the Oxford canal and Banbury. A real luxury that can be tailored to each events specific needs including branding, presentation, menu, wine menu, experiences, talks or museum tours.




Please contact us for further information and costs.

Venue Hire Enquiries

Contact: Emma Walton
Call: 01295 236154