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Museum Venues

Museum venues to hire for unique and unusual events

Imperial War Museum North, Manchester

Imperial War Museum North

Max Capacity 300

A multi-award winning venue, close to Manchester city centre, Imperial War Museum North is an iconic landmark available for daytime events and exclusive evening hire. Within its striking, aluminium-clad structure, you will find a unique venue for your Conference and Events.

National Railway Museum, York

National Railway Museum

Max Capacity 600

Having opened in 1975 as the first National Museum outside of London, the National Railway Museum is now the largest of its kind in the world. Steeped in heritage & history the former locomotive depot houses many famous & record breaking locomotives including Mallard & Bullet Train. The elegant surroundings are sure to add prestige to any event.

IWM Duxford, Cambridge

IWM Duxford

Max Capacity 2000

IWM Duxford is a venue like no other. This fighter station has been transformed into an impressive events space, rich in heritage and home to over 100 aircraft including the iconic Concorde. Whether you're organising a meeting for 10, a conference for 350 or a gala dinner for 1,000, it's a location to delight and inspire your guests.

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Victoria and Albert Museum

Max Capacity 400

The Victoria and Albert Museum is based in South Kensington. The Victorian building has many extraordinary rooms and spaces which offer exceptional possibilities for entertaining for evening events in a prestigious central London location.

National Maritime Museum, London

National Maritime Museum

Max Capacity 1000

Located in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage site
, the National Maritime Museum is the world’s largest maritime museum filled with inspirational stories of exploration, trade and adventure at sea. Spanned by a spectacular glass roof, Neptune Court is a meeting of classical grandeur & modern architecture, an ideal backdrop for large events.

Natural History Museum, London

Natural History Museum

Max Capacity 500

The Natural History Museum is one of London's most iconic venues. Stunning architecture provides the ideal backdrop for events of all sizes. From the intimate to the spectacular, the Museum's variety of spaces will suit any corporate event, private party or wedding. Our dedicated team provide expert support to plan and deliver your event

London Transport Museum, London

London Transport Museum

Max Capacity 500

Whether you are organising a lavish black tie dinner, an exciting awards ceremony or a team away day, the London Transport Museum provides an extraordinary backdrop for your event, in this truly ‘London’ venue, ideally located in the heart of Covent Garden.

Science and Media Museum, Bradford

Science and Media Museum

Max Capacity 300

If you're looking for an event venue with a difference in West Yorkshire then look no further. Located in the heart of Bradford, the National Science and Media Museum is a unique choice offering five floors of spectacular galleries, two state-of-the-art auditoria and the IMAX experience – all housed within a magnificent glazed frontage.

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Max Capacity 300

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery is a stunning landmark venue, located in the heart of the city.

The magnificent Edwardian Baroque building is a famous city landmark and its world class collection of art, archaeology, geology and natural history provides an inspirational backdrop for corporate hospitality.

Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

Science and Industry Museum

Max Capacity 250

Whether it's a conference, product launch or informal gathering, you'll find the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester makes every event unique.

The museum opened its doors in 1983 and is located on the original terminus of the worlds first inter-city railw

Wellcome Collection, London

Wellcome Collection

Max Capacity 154


Wellcome Collection is a venue for the incurably curious, it's centre piece is a 154 tiered auditorium surrounded by four fantastic seminar rooms all of which are perfect for any event, we also offer an amazing gallery space for drinks receptions up to 200

Beaulieu, Brockenhurst

Beaulieu

Max Capacity 220

The National Motor Museum Beaulieu is a museum set in the heart of the New Forest, in the English county of Hampshire. Beaulieu offers you a versatile and unusual venue with a difference whether you are looking for a conference, dinner, wedding, team building or family fun day out.

HMS Belfast, London

HMS Belfast

Max Capacity 350

From World War II to Korea, HMS Belfast has been looking after our nation since 1938. Now, moored next to the iconic Tower Bridge, it’s protecting the quality of our nation’s events.

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Cast aside any dusty preconceptions of what a museum based event would look like, the UK has some of the most modern and interactive museums in the world, and there is an untapped potential for event planners to use these unique and unusual venues to their advantage.

With a doubt, the grand and iconic entrance hall of the Natural History Museum featuring it’s legendary exhibits, the rolling lawns surrounding Beaulieu Motor Museum or IWM Duxford’s hundreds of aircraft, Museums will make for a unique and dramatic backdrop for any event.

Matching up your brand with the ideal venue can be tricky, however with Museums it can often be easy to find the perfect fit for your event theme, whether it’s science and industry, advertising and media, transport and technology, you’re not just limited to general history.