Venue Hire

The McDonald Gallery

The McDonald Gallery is a magnificent function room within The Gurkha Museum. The Gallery houses the Museum’s unique and extremely valuable picture, silver, medal and badge collections and as such is an integral part of the Museum display area. It is used for exhibitions and education workshops and is available to hire for private functions.

It is furnished throughout to the highest standards and includes private bar area and kitchen as well as the main dining area.

Functions within the McDonald Gallery cover lunches and dinners, seminars and conferences, receptions, lectures, cocktail parties and more. We can work with you to tailor an event to suit your needs and offer a variety of drinks and food packages.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum for your event, for more information on booking or to arrange a meeting and tour of the Gallery please use the contact details below.

Our room capacity varies by type of event

Seated lunch or dinner party: 60

Seminar, conferences or board meetings: 50

Drinks Reception: 100


Weekday Daytime (10:00 – 16:00) £245

Weekday Evening (18:00 – 23:30) £275

Saturday Daytime (10:00 – 16:00) £355

Saturday Evening (18:00 – 23:30) £390

The Library

The Library, which houses hundreds of the Museum’s books and archives is also available to hire for meetings. The room has a maximum capacity of 30 and is £150 to hire for the day or can be hired alongside The Gallery for £50.

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