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Exhibition private viewing at Norwich Castle

Treat your guests with private access to one of our world-class special exhibitions or unique art galleries.

After the public have left the museum, you'll have the gallery all to yourselves, adding an extra dimension to your event and making it a really memorable evening.

Greet your guests in the Rotunda with drinks and canapés, or host an exhibition private view in conjunction with another event.

We can also arrange for museum experts to answer questions or guide guests around the exhibition.

Available for evening events Monday-Saturday.

Number of guests is dependent on choice of gallery and style of event.

What's included? 

All evening venue hire includes the use of the Rotunda area, plus the support of our venue hire coordinator, front of house and operations staff, cleaners and porters. We provide a cloakroom (not staffed), audio visual and public address equipment.    


A limited catering offer may be available, please contact us to discuss.

Evening hire charges


  • Early evening 6-8pm £1,100 
  • Full evening 6-10pm £1,600 
  • Per additional hour (full evening only until 12 midnight) £175 

Add additional room 

  • The Town Close Auditorium £200 

Venue hire charge applies to venue hire events using our own or approved caterers. We will consider requests to use external caterers who meet our operational requirements and high standards for an additional charge.

Additional services 

Specialist equipment and furniture, dedicated A/V support, tour guides, museum experts and costumed characters can be arranged at an additional charge. Approved contractors are available to provide additional supplies and services for more complex events. Entertainment and music should be organised by the client in liaison with our venue hire coordinator. 
To discuss your requirements email or telephone 01603 493625 Monday - Friday.