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 10 permitted.
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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.
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.
24 Reviews for Hammond Castle Museum
Recommended by 85% of couples
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Monica M. · Getting married on 07/10/2022
Amazing Halloween Wedding with Superb Team
My husband and I had the perfect Halloween wedding and it could not have happened without Deb and her team. We appreciate the time they spent with us in order to prep, walk through and provide confidence in holding our special day at Hammond Castle. We are thrilled and so grateful that we had the opportunity to work with them. Their kindness, helpfulness and flexibility made our experience especially easy!Sent on 12/07/2020
Hammond Castle Museum's reply:Monica, It was totally our pleasure to be present along with your lovely family and friends and play a small part in your delightful wedding. I thank you for your kind words and being my first Halloween wedding at the Hammond Castle Museum!
Little D. · Married on 02/04/2020
Castle Dreams Really do Come True
I never wanted a basic venue but I also had a budget. Not only is this place affordable, the staff are attentive and responsive.Sent on 02/08/2020
Nicole P. · Married on 11/02/2019
What a unique venue this was and totally worth it!!Sent on 11/09/2019
Hammond Castle Museum's reply:Thank you Nicole for choosing the Hammond Castle Museum to have your wedding with us. It was obvious that you and Jon and all of your family and guests were having a fantastic time. So much dancing!!! We appreciate that YOU appreciate the uniqueness of the castle and we hope you will continue to stop by now and then to visit us. ( I still love your dress!)