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Evening event spaces


Energy Hall

Perfect for standing receptions of up to 500 guests, Energy Hall showcases the past and present of Britain’s engineering history and its achievements since the Industrial Revolution. This striking space is available for evening hire.


Exploring Space

Perfect for a drinks reception for 300 or dinner for 180, Exploring Space tells the story of space explorations. Enjoy your event beneath real space rockets in this out-of-this-world gallery available for evening hire.

Perfect for large-scale events of up to 750 for a drinks reception or 350 for dining, Making the Modern World is a breath-taking gallery chronicling the inventions that formed modern society; available for evening hire.

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Level 1

Available on a short- or long-term dry-hire basis, the blank-canvas gallery can be branded and transformed for major corporate events including exhibitions, fashion shows, award ceremonies, launches, concerts and large-scale conferences or seated dinners.

Ideal for standing receptions of up to 450 or combine with the Deep Blue diner for a catered event, Tomorrow’s World documents the latest scientific, technological and medical breakthroughs. Available for evening hire.

With space for a reception for up to 400 and dinner for 200 Wonderlab is a gallery like no other. Available for evening hire this fully interactive gallery will immerse you in a world of wonder.



Perfect for a drinks reception for 400 or up to 350 for a dinner dance Flight is an extraordinary gallery which reflects worldwide achievements in aviation. This replica aircraft hangar is available for evening hire.

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IMAX Theatre

The IMAX Theatre Is able to accommodate 414 guests and houses a state-of-the-art surround sound system, and one of the world’s most sophisticated projectors, making it ideal for product launches and presentations. Available for day or evening events.

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Wellcome Wing Basement

Available for daytime and evening venue hire, the Wellcome Wing Basement is a blank canvas gallery situated at the very heart of the Museum. This versatile space is a perfect addition alongside our IMAX theatre for exhibitions or a catering area for up to 400 guests.

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Engineer Your Future

A fun and interactive space, aiming to inspire budding engineers, this fascinating gallery is available for evening hire, and for daytime hire subject to availability. Accommodating up to 220 guests for a drinks reception, it is the perfect space for intimate and engaging corporate events.

A visually stunning space designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, telling the story of how mathematics has shaped our world. Perfect for standalone evening receptions, or hired in conjunction with another of our galleries for pre-dinner drinks with up to 200 guests.


Information Age

A fascinating space celebrating more than 200 years of innovation in information and communication technologies, our newest permanent gallery is available for evening hire. Accommodating up to 400 guests, it is the perfect venue for standing drinks receptions.



A thought-provoking space which demystifies the science behind climate change, this interactive gallery is perfect for evening receptions or intimate dinners.


Who Am I?

A futuristic space offering an insight into the latest advances in brain science and genetics, this contemporary gallery is available for evening hire for up to 300 guests.