Photography and Private Events

The unique architecture, distinctive art collections, and lush gardens of Glencairn Museum make it a memorable location for photography and private events. Glencairn Museum is available to rent for wedding photography, special event photography, pre-receptions, corporate events, tower parties, memorial gatherings, and cloister garden parties.

Contact Leah Smith at 267.502.2993 or leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org for more information.


Wedding Photography

The beautiful grounds of Glencairn Museum are available to rent for the purpose of wedding photography starting at $350.00 for up to 2 hours on site. Interior wedding photography packages are also available. Restrictions apply.

Please click here to read the Wedding Photography Agreement which lists package options, terms, conditions and fees.

Contact Leah Smith at 267.502.2993 or leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org for more information.

 
 

SPECIAL EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY

The medieval-style architecture and garden setting of Glencairn Museum make it the ideal location for special event photography. Glencairn Museum is a popular destination for photography including prom, engagement, pregnancy, baby, sweet 16, etc. All formal photography taken on museum grounds requires an appointment, the payment of a rental fee, and a signed rental agreement. Commercial photography is prohibited. Restrictions apply.

Contact Leah Smith at 267.502.2993 or leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org for more information.


PRE-RECEPTIONS

Tours of Glencairn Museum make for a unique activity for wedding guests. Guided or self-guided tours can be booked in conjunction with ceremonies held at the Bryn Athyn Cathedral or receptions booked at Cairnwood Estate. The Great Hall of Glencairn Museum is the perfect space for champagne toasts and speeches. Use of a sound system is included in pre-reception rentals. Refreshments must be provided by museum-preferred caterer. Restrictions apply.

Contact Leah Smith at 267.502.2993 or leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org for more information.

CORPORATE EVENTS

Glencairn Museum provides a unique location for corporate dinners for up to 80 people in our Upper Hall. Corporate parties and receptions can be booked in our Great Hall for up to 125 people. Glencairn Museum corporate rentals include use of a sound system and access to Wi-Fi. AV technology is available upon request. Refreshments must be provided by museum-preferred caterer. Restrictions apply.

Contact Leah Smith at 267.502.2993 or leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org for more information.

TOWER PARTIES

The tower of Glencairn Museum is an elegant location for parties, dinners, corporate gatherings, and wedding proposals! The glass-enclosed tower space allows for events to be held in the tower in all weather. Tower events can be booked when the fall colors are at peak, when snow blankets the landscape, when the first buds of spring appear, or during the lush green of summer. Book your nighttime event to enjoy the sunset followed by the rising lights of the Philadelphia skyline. The tower is available to rent for groups of up to 16 people. Rental fees begin at $500.00 for a two hour event. Smoking is permitted outside on the tower deck. Restrictions apply.

Contact Leah Smith at 267.502.2993 or leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org for more information.

MEMORIAL GATHERINGS

Glencairn Museum is available to rent for memorial gatherings in the Great Hall and Upper Hall for up to 250 people. Refreshments must be provided by a museum-preferred caterer. Rentals include use of a sound system. Restrictions apply.  

Contact Leah Smith at 267.502.2993 or leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org for more information.

CLOISTER GARDEN PARTIES

The exterior cloister garden is available to rent for private functions beginning at $500.00 for up to 3 hours. Restrictions apply.

Contact Leah Smith at 267.502.2993 or leah.smith@glencairnmuseum.org for more information.