We are proud to have wonderful and priceless objects within the museum which unfortunately means you cannot get inside of them. We have many interactive galleries including Wonderlab: The Equinor Gallery if you would like an interactive space.
Our dedicated private event space Illuminate is the perfect blank canvas for all event types. During certain periods of the year, we can also offer other blank canvas event spaces which are perfect for product launches, exhibitions, fashion shows and much more. To check availability, please contact our sales team on 020 7942 4340
Daytime event spaces range start from £4,500+VAT. Evening event spaces range start from £10,500+VAT.
We have a variety of spaces that can be used in conjunction with each other, so please call us directly to obtain a bespoke quote from one of our team on 020 7942 4340.
We can accommodate up to 400 guests in Illuminate or IMAX: The Ronson Theatre, which are perfect for large conferences. For larger scale events we now offer exclusive use of the whole museum. Please call us directly to obtain a bespoke quote from one of our team on 020 7942 4340.
The Museum is fully wheelchair accessible.
All lifts in the Museum are wheelchair accessible and have audio announcements. The majority of Museum lifts have Braille labelling on the buttons.
Wheelchair-accessible toilets are available in the Basement and on the Ground, First, Second and Third floors. They are also available on all floors of the West Hall. Please refer to the Museum map or the touchscreen information terminals for positions.
Baby changing facilities
Wheelchair-accessible baby changing facilities are available on the Lower Ground floor, in the Basement, on the Ground floor by the Exploring Space gallery and on the Second floor by the Mathematics gallery.
Induction loops and infrared systems
Induction loops are fitted at the Ticket Desk in the Energy Hall on the Ground floor, at the IMAX: The Ronson Theatre entrance in the West Hall, in the Theatre, and at the Information Desk and in the show space in Wonderlab. The IMAX: The Ronson Theatre is equipped with an infrared system. Headsets are available on request.
Some of our spaces have natural daylight, and others can be enhanced with atmospheric lighting by our AV suppliers. Please call us on 020 7942 4342 for further details.
There is free Wi-Fi throughout the museum. If you have a specific requirement please get in touch to discuss in more detail
Things to note:
The Science Museum cannot provide an unrestricted dedicated line and bandwidth availability can vary due to demand.
There are no parking facilities onsite.
The Science Museum is based in South Kensington on Exhibition Road. The museum is a 5-minute walk from South Kensington Tube station.
Unfortunately, we cannot offer guided tours for events.
Yes, we have a number of handpicked and industry renowned suppliers on our accredited lists. Unfortunately, we do not allow suppliers not on our accredited list to work on-site. To see a full list of our suppliers, please see Our Suppliers.
Unfortunately, our events spaces are not licenced for marriages. However, we have many event spaces to hire out of museum hours that are perfect for dinners and dances. Please see our Evening Event Spaces for inspiration.