Hire us

  • LEAP Auditorium

    LEAP Auditorium

  • Orientation Hall

    Orientation Hall

  • Cafe


  • Flexible Gallery

    Flexible Gallery

  • Lincolnshire Co-operative Education Room 1

    Lincolnshire Co-operative Education Room 1

Located in the heart of Lincoln, The Collection is made up of the award winning museum and the Usher Gallery which together make a vibrant cultural centre for the city, county and region.

For a sneak peek inside click here.

A truly unique venue, spaces within The Collection available to hire include:

LEAP Auditorium

  • 115 seat auditorium
  • Disabled seating spaces
  • Air conditioned
  • DVD / Video / Audio projection
  • PC/Laptop connections
  • Microphones
  • Hearing induction loop


  • Say your 'I dos' surrounded by some of most extensive public collections of fine art in the county
  • Celebrate in style at The Collection where guests can explore Lincolnshire's award winning archaeology gallery before settling down to your wedding breakfast
  • A totally unique location and an experience your guests will never forget
  • Contact Lincolnshire County Council's Heritage Weddings Service e-mail: heritageweddings@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Children's Parties

  • Hire Play for children's parties
  • Talk to us about children's tours and film screenings
  • Food and drink fully catered in our new cafe

Stokes at The Collection Cafe

  • Wonderful location for wedding receptions
  • Available for private parties
  • Perfect for corporate hospitality

Lincolnshire Co-operative Education Room 1

  • Located on 1st Floor
  • Lift and staircase access
  • 45m2 space
  • Flexible layout arrangements

Lincolnshire Co-operative Flexible Gallery

  • Located on ground floor
  • 90m2 space
  • Flexible layout arrangements

Orientation Hall

  • Unique glass roofed hall situated in the centre of the museum
  • Large space ideal for functions, wedding receptions and corporate hospitality events

Clore Education Room (located in the Usher Gallery)

  • Located on ground floor
  • 60m2 space

All rooms have full disabled access and toilet facilities nearby.


Stokes are an independently run company operating at The Collection and can provide a variety of catering options to suit every need. For more information on Stokes and catering options available please go to visit the Stokes at the Collection section or phone 01522 523548 or e-mail info@stokes-coffee.co.uk

Hire Charges

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*please note that there may be additional charges for out of hours staffing, set up and equipment hire.

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View our museum in 360°

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Flexible Gallery
Lincolnshire Co-operative Education Room 1
Museum courtyard
Usher Gallery
Musuem courtyard