Facility Rentals

Foyer Reception

Reception Under the Whales

Musical entertainment provided by Pegasus

Looking for a unique place to host your holiday parties and receptions this year?

Look no further… consider the New Brunswick Museum!  An event held among the NBM’s distinctive galleries is guaranteed to be memorable!  Why not make your holiday party or reception this year that “unforgettable” event enjoyed by all! 
From the Mary H. Oland Theatre that seats 115, to the Hall of Great Whales hosting 200.  The Museum is an awe-inspiring location ideal for holiday parties and receptions of all sizes!

For your group’s convenience, the NBM is wheelchair accessible, and is connected by an indoor pedway with hotels and underground parking.

Call the NBM at (506) 643-7981, 1-888-268-9595 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details and availability.

Unique experiences await you in the New Brunswick Museum (NBM). Discover a Whole New World at the NBM at Market Square. This 60,000 square foot facility showcases the province’s magnificent collection in spacious state-of-the-art galleries. The NBM is a centre for learning, fun and entertainment; a place for business with associates and clients. We offer unique venues to host meetings, receptions, catered dinners, private functions or trade shows.

  • Rental begins with set up of room and ends when take down is completed. Additional costs apply for staffing during rentals outside normal hours of operation.

  • Two six-foot tables with cloth and skirt are complimentary with each rental – each extra table is $10

  • Taped or live music – SOCAN License:  Room capacity  1-100 = $20.56

    101-300= $29.56

  • Clients are responsible for proper license permit if they are showing a film on Museum premises.

  • Cancellation Fee:    less than 2 weeks 25%
    less than 48 hours 50%


  Room Capacity 5-8 Hours 3-4 Hours 2 Hours
Mary Oland Theatre 115 $375 $225 $125
Main Foyer 250 $375 $225 $125
A.G. Robinson Boardroom 20 $125 $75 $40
2 Multi-purpose Rooms 30 $150 $90 $60
Hall of the
Great Whales
200   $500 $250

Hall of the Great Whales


For more information, please contact:
Frances Heydeman
New Brunswick Museum
277 Douglas Avenue
Saint John, N.B.
E2K 1E5
Tel: (506) 643-7981
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