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Provided by: Hammond Castle Museum
Hammond Castle Museum

Venue highlights

2x award winner
Indoor and outdoor spaces
BYO

Venue details

Style:

Historic/Landmark Building, Museum/Gallery, Ocean/Waterfront View

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 150 guests

Style - Build Copy 5Created with Sketch.

Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor / Outdoor

Location:

80 Hesperus Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930

Awards:

Best wedding venues 2016Best wedding venues 2020

Description:

Where would you like the rest of your history to begin? Why not consider the historic Hammond Castle Museum, a fully functioning museum located in Gloucester, Massachusetts. This venue is a true gem nestled on a gorgeous, manicured property overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Aside from the beautiful views and gardens, the museum's appeal reaches lovers of history and invention, and also those with an appreciation of Medival architecture and Renaissance Art. John Hays Hammond Jr. was an avid collector of the unique and his collections are on display, interwoven throughout the castle which was his home until his death in 1965. You have the opportunity to make your wedding day as historic as the Hammond Castle Museum. Let us help you make that happen.

 

PRESENTING OUR PETITE WEDDING PACKAGE

In light of the circumstances that many couples find themselves today, wrestling with the decision to postpone or even cancel their wedding day, we offer a solution within the confines of current gathering limits. Say “I DO” in the expanse of our Great Hall or embrace while perfectly framed by our iconic arches with sweeping views of Gloucester Harbor. Our new petite wedding package offers you the opportunity to host an intimate wedding ceremony. You and your closest family and friends will have exclusive access to the Museum and gardens for your ceremony and photography. A maximum number of 25 permitted.

For more information and availability, please call 978-283-2080 or reach us at info@hammondcastle.org.

 

Facilities and Capacity

With incredible coastal views, the Ocean lawn coupled with The Great Hall can easily accommodate 150 guests while alone, The Great Hall comfortably seats 95 for dining. We encourage exploration of the Renaissance Dining Room, the Library with the whisper ceiling, and the courtyard with tropical plants and pool. A private room for both the bride and groom is provided and available throughout the event.

 

Services Offered

The Hammond Castle Museum is proud to offer access to exceptional individuals and businesses that will supply every wedding need. The museum staff is on hand to provide security and parking assistance. Entertaining and educational tours by the museum staff are offered as a memorable feature of your special day.

Additional details

Service Options

Venue notes

Petite Wedding Event: $900.00 for one hour, ceremony, and photoshoot only.
Regular Operating Fees: Sunday through Friday:$900.00 per hour, Saturday, $1,000.00 per hour.
During regular operation, there is a 3-hour minimum, 5- hour maximum for any event held here and to secure the date, a $1,000.00 deposit is required, The deposit is deducted from the total rental cost which must be paid one month prior to the event. We provide one and one-half hour for setting up and a half-hour break down free of charge.
If the wedding ceremony takes place at the museum, we provide a half-hour rehearsal the night before free of charge.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Ceremony arch

- Dance floor

- Coat check room

- Outdoor lighting

- Piano

- Security

- Complimentary bridal suite

- Kitchen for prep only

- Large parking lot

Restrictions

- BYO alcohol

- Venue must approve all decorations

- Wheelchair access limited

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Choose from a list for catering

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking in designated areas only

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by 11:00PM

Amenities

- Ceremony arch

- Dance floor

- Coat check room

- Outdoor lighting

- Piano

- Security

- Complimentary bridal suite

- Kitchen for prep only

- Large parking lot

Restrictions

- BYO alcohol

- Venue must approve all decorations

- Wheelchair access limited

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Choose from a list for catering

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking in designated areas only

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by 11:00PM

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Availability

Hammond Castle Museum

Venue Highlights

2x award winner
Indoor and outdoor spaces
BYO

STARTING AT $5,475 FOR 50 GUESTS

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