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National Waterfront Museum

National Waterfront Museum

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National Waterfront Museum

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  • Located next to the Swansea Marina and close to the heart of the city centre
  • Civil ceremony licence
  • Dedicated and experienced wedding team on hand
  • Unique venue that can host up to 270 guests
  • Unique photo opportunities
  • Indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces
  • Bespoke menu service
  • Special offer: Book your reception and receive 50% off the hire cost of your ceremony room

The National Waterfront Museum offers wedding parties the combination of award winning architecture and an unrivalled waterfront location at a unique venue, where guests can explore the fascinating story of industry and innovation in Wales. Ceremonies and wedding receptions can be held in an atmospheric and historic Warehouse Gallery, in the Ocean Room or on the balcony overlooking the picturesque Marina.

The Museum caters for wedding ceremonies and receptions all the way from small and intimate parties up to large groups of up to 270 guests. Larger receptions and evening parties can opt for the stunning, glass canopied Weston Hall overlooking the courtyard garden.


The National Waterfront Museum is the newest national museum in Wales. It displays the development of transport, materials and networks of the industrial revolution in Wales over the past 300 years. The museum brings the past and present together and is set in an original listed warehouse connected to an award-winning modern glass building on the waterfront



Warehouse Gallery

The Warehouse Gallery is a 100-year-old dockside building, with views overlooking the Swansea Marina. State of the at display moveable display cases create space for a ceremony or dining whilst still allowing guests to enjoy the surrounding exhibits. Following your ceremony guests can enjoy drinks and canapés on the Upper Foyer and Marina Balcony whilst the team seamlessly reset the Gallery for your delicious wedding breakfast.

Ceremony capacity - 200 guests

Reception capacity - 180 guests

Marina Balcony

If you love the sea and want to enjoy the sea breeze, the Marina Balcony might be the perfect space for your intimate ceremony or drinks reception. The Marina Balcony benefits from a canopied roof but can be combined with hire of the Warehouse Gallery in the event of unseasonable weather

Ceremony capacity - 60 guests

Ocean Room

Situated on the ground floor of the historic warehouse, the Ocean Room, overlooking the marina, is perfect for an intimate friends and family ceremony and reception. It can be combined with hire of the Weston Hall for a larger evening party.

Ceremony capacity - 100 guests

Reception capacity - 80 guests

Weston Hall

This modern glass canopied hall, overlooking the Courtyard Garden is ideal for larger receptions and evening parties. The Museum's impressive state of the art technology can create impressive lighting and digital displays to enhance and personalise your event.

Reception capacity - 270 guests


The Museum's in-house caterer Elior produce delicious seasonal menus using top quality, locally sourced ingredients with a distinctive Welsh flavour. Elior are happy to create a personalised bespoke menus around a couples requirements and budget. Exquisite wines and beers will be selected to complement your meal. Sample menus available to download from the Museum's website.


The National Waterfront Museum does not include on-site accommodation however, its location in the heart of the city means that there are many accommodation options nearby.

If you would like to know more about this lovely venue get in contact with the team via the details provided below.

National Waterfront Museum
Oystermouth Rd
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