AMH Great Hall

Welcome to Alumni Memorial Hall

Welcome to Alumni Memorial Hall, one of the most beautiful event spaces on McMaster’s campus. Conference & Event Services’ expert event planners are thrilled to partner with Hospitality Services to uphold the reputation of this space by offering world-class dining and event management for the McMaster community and the beyond.

On this page, you can find everything you need to host a successful event. Once you determine the number of people you are inviting, you can explore the spaces in Alumni Memorial Hall to pick which one suits your capacity needs and budget. If you plan to have music, photography, or require parking, you can scroll down on this page to get links to McMaster partner websites, policies and resources that are recommended by our events experts.

Amenities and Rates

For over forty years, Alumni Memorial Hall has been a focal point for intellectual, cultural and social interaction on campus for faculty, staff and alumni of McMaster University.

The amenities of Alumni Memorial Hall include the historic Great Hall, and the West Room is a popular location to host meetings or social gatherings. The Balcony Patio is now closed for the season.

Event SpaceCapacityRoom TypeHalf Day (4 hours or less)Full Day (4+ hours)
Great Hall72Banquet Style$518$996
Balcony Patio36Available with Great Hall
West Room30Banquet Style$168$335
Rates apply to Monday to Friday bookings. Weekend rental fee premiums may apply. Additional audio visual, set up and labour fees may apply. Wedding pricing is separate.

Great Hall Layouts

Explore the variety of layout options that will help make your event a memorable experience for all!


Hosting and Capacity

We are thrilled that the Great Hall and West Room are open to all – we invite event inquiries from the McMaster Community and the general public.

Setup Type (Capacity)The Great Hall (Full)The Great Hall (Half)
Theatre Style Setup 12060
Stand-Up Reception15075
Plate Service Setup 7236
Buffet Service Setup 7236
U-Shaped Setup N/AN/A
Board StyleN/AN/A