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The latest news from the Science Museum Events team

It has now been two exciting weeks since the bookings diary for Illuminate at the Science Museum has opened. We kicked things off in style at The Meetings Show Hosted Buyer Reception where we welcomed over 300 attendees to join us in celebration of the trade event and officially opened the Illuminate diary for bookings. Head of Events and Catering, Ben Lheureux, opened the reception by sharing our official Illuminate preview before welcoming guests into our incredible Wonderlab: The Statoil […]

We are delighted to reveal a first-look video giving an exclusive preview into our brand new events space, Illuminate, which is due to open in February 2019. Clients looking to secure the first bookings in the new space will be able to do so from 27 June at The Meetings Show, where we will be alongside our exclusive caterer for Illuminate: Moving Venue. With a wealth of experience catering for special events, Moving Venue have been chosen to complement the […]

Our Making the Modern World gallery has a brand new lighting installation from AV experts White Light.  As one of our most popular event spaces, the gallery features some of the museum’s most remarkable objects, offering clients ideal talking points such as the Apollo 10 command module and the first Apple computer. The brand new lighting installation will streamline client’s experiences, allowing for shortened set-up times and a simplified process for events such as dinners, receptions and awards. The new […]

We’ve been shortlisted not once, not twice, but three times for the inaugural National Venue Awards 2018. One of the most prestigious awards we are in the running for is Best Venue Chain or Group – which we’ve entered along with our sister venues; National Railway Museum, Museum of Science & Industry and National Science & Media Museum.  It’s the first time we’ve been recognised as a venue group so to say we’re thrilled is an understatement. The National Railway […]

The European Sponsorship Association (ESA) brought together nominees and special guests for their 2017 Excellence Awards in our impressive Making the Modern World gallery on the 7th February. As the venue sponsor, we were delighted to have such a prestigious event hosted in one of our most popular event spaces.  The awards recognised excellence within the sponsorship industry, with categories that reflect the evolving way in which sponsorships are being used by marketers. Winning campaigns included Bridgestone ‘Chase Your Dream, […]

We are delighted to announce that we will be launching a brand new multi-functional events space January 2019. The yet unnamed venue has been four years in the planning and will further enhance our already impressive events offering, while providing a venue that meets the ever-evolving demands of the industry. The new events space is situated on levels four and five of the Science Museum and will be available for both daytime and evening hire for capacities of up to […]

Our versatile Level 1 space will be available for corporate event hire from November 2017 until March 2018.

The 750sqft blank canvas space can host a multitude of events including exhibitions, fashion shows, award ceremonies, product launches, large-scale conferences or seated dinners, all of which can be fully branded by the client