Facility Rental

Facility Rental

The Museum and Archives is the perfect location to host your wedding, special event, celebration of life, or business meeting. The Aboyne Hall, Nicholas Keith Room, Victorian Garden and 1877 Heritage Barn offer a beautiful and unique setting for a wide variety of private and/or corporate functions.

Open seven days a week, with ample free parking, our venues are well-staffed and well-equipped with free wireless internet, digital projectors and screens, full-catering and regular kitchens. 

Photo Gallery: Aboyne Hall will appear here on the public site.

Aboyne Hall

Head table set with flowers, blue linen napkins with window in backgroundThe Aboyne Hall is a large, bright comfortable space ideal for wedding receptions, celebrations, banquets, and other large gatherings. Enjoy the scenic views of the Victorian Garden and expansive grounds from the large picture window.
Rent the adjacent Victorian Garden for your private event and enjoy both spaces together.

 

 

 

  

Features
  • Maximum 120 people, tables and chairs
  • Maximum 140 people, lecture style
  • Full catering kitchen included
  • Tables, chairs, dishes, cutlery, glassware
  • PA system, projector, screen, free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ample free parking
  • WCMA maintenenace staff available onsite during event
Accessibility and Parking
  • The Museum and Archives buildings are fully accessible.
  • The Victorian Garden, Poor House Cemetery, 1877 Barn,  Aboyne Trail and surrounding grounds feature sloping ground and stairs.
  • Reserved accessible parking spaces in close proximity to main entrances.
  • Accessible washrooms on the main level.
  • Elevator access to all levels.
Rental Rates

Rates are shown in Canadian Dollars, and are subject to applicable taxes. Rates are subject to change without notice. For more information about rentals, booking a room, or touring our venues, please call 519.846.0916 or 1.800.

 

Regular Rates

Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm (or less) $50.00
  8:00 am to 5:00 pm $100.00
  5:00 to 10:00 pm $150.00
  5:00 pm to 1:00 am $400.00
Saturday and Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 pm (or less) $150.00
  9:00 am to 5:00 pm $300.00
  5:00 pm to 1:00 am $450.00
Wedding Rates

Aboyne Hall (or Nicholas Keith Room) reception - $800.00

with Victorian Garden ceremony - $1000.00

with Heritage Barn ceremony - $1200.00

Heritage Barn (ceremony only, reception off-site) - $500.00

Victorian Garden (ceremony only, reception off-site) - $350.00

Nicholas Keith Room

Ideal for business and private functions, the Nicholas Keith Room is a warm and intimate setting in which to host any event. 

Features
  • Maximum 40 people, tables and chairs
  • Maximum 60 people, lecture style
  • Kitchen included
  • Tables, chairs, dishes, flatware, glassware
  • Projector, screen, free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ample free parking
  • WCMA maintenance staff available onsite during event
Accessibility and Parking
  • The Museum and Archives buildings are fully accessible.
  • The Victorian Garden, Poor House Cemetery, 1877 Barn,  Aboyne Trail and surrounding grounds feature sloping ground and stairs.
  • Reserved Accessible parking spaces in close proximity to main entrances.
  • Accessible washrooms on the main level.
  • Elevator access to all levels.
Rental Rates
Regular Rates
Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm (or less) $50.00
  8:00 am to 5:00 pm $100.00
  5:00 to 10:00 pm $150.00
  5:00 pm to 1:00 am $400.00
Saturday and Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 pm (or less) $150.00
  9:00 am to 5:00 pm $300.00
  5:00 pm to 1:00 am $450.00
Wedding Rates

Hall (or Nicholas Keith Room) reception - $800.00

with Victorian Garden ceremony - $1000.00

with Heritage Barn - $1200.00

Heritage Barn (ceremony only, reception off-site) - $500.00

Victorian Garden (ceremony only, reception off-site) - $350.00

Heritage Barn

1877 Heritage Barn painted dark green with white trimThe restored Heritage Barn is a unique and memorable setting in which to hold your wedding ceremony or special event. The barn is both rustic and classic, a timeless atmosphere.

Open seasonally from May through October. 

Features
  • Capacity of 120 (seated) with centre aisle
  • Wooden plank floor
  • Post and beam construction
  • House of Industry Farm Exhibit 
Accessibility and Parking

The Museum and Archives buildings are fully accessible.

The 1877 Barn exhibit and surrounding grounds feature sloping ground and stairs.

Reserved accessible parking spaces in close proximity to main entrances.

Accessible washrooms on the main level.

Elevator access to all levels.

Gravel sloped walkway entrance to barn.

Rental Rates

Barn ceremony - Full day - $500

Victorian Garden

GardenThe Victorian Garden is a formal garden space bordered with yew hedges. The border beds are home to many heritage perennials such as phlox, spurge, obedient plant, and many varieties of roses. 

The garden is designed to offer visual interest through all four season.

The apple orchard and wisteria put on a stunning display of blooms in spring.

When combined with a reception hall rental, the adjacent garden space provides an outdoor reception area for guests. 

 

Features

Featuring a formal lawn bordered by a traditional white picket fence, trellis and arbours, this ceremony site provides a picture perfect backdrop to your outdoor ceremony.

Accessibility

Uneven sloping ground, paving stones in some areas.

Main level in close proximity to fully accessible lobby area and restrooms.

Steps down to orchard and additional garden areas.

 

Rental Rates

 Regular Rates
 Monday through Friday - full day - $75.00
 Wedding Rates
 Saturday and Sunday - full day - $375.00

 

 

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