The Guildhall is an eloquent and historic backdrop for your Wedding. With high 17th Century ceilings and a red-carpeted staircase, your wedding will be elevated to new highs in this captivating space.

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About The Guildhall Museum

Built in 1687, The Guildhall Museum is located in the heart of Rochester and is bursting with character and charm, creating a truly captivating setting for your ceremony.
It maintains its 17th century design with magnificent painted plaster ceilings and large decorative oil paintings.
The museum was founded in 1897, in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.
The stunning red-carpeted, sweeping staircase leads you to the chamber entrance where you will be spellbound by the grandeur of this historic venue.
The glittering chandeliers offer the perfect soft ambience for every ceremony.

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Weekend ceremonies


The Guildhall is open for weekend bookings. Saturdays are very popular so try to book as early as possible for your special date.

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Civil ceremonies


If you are looking for a non-religious ceremony, the Guildhall Offers a beautiful civil ceremony with a registrar.


Venue details

The Guildhall Musuem is a ceremony only venue.

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Suitable for up to 70 people seated and 20 people standing (maximum 90 people in total)

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Sweeping, red carpet staircases

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Our ceremony room is on the top floor of the Guildhall museum and is not wheelchair accessible

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Licensed until 1 September 2026

Inside the Guildhall white walls with gold lights and portrait artwork on the wall

Wedding enquiries

Get in touch to find out more about hiring the venue for your special day.


Phone: 01634 332 680

Your perfect venue is closer than you think

How to find us

The Guildhall Museum,
17 High Street,

Getting to The Guildhall Museum

Closest train station: Rochester
By bus: 191, 140, 173, 700 bus services
Car parking: Car parks are a short walk from the venue.