Venue hire charges

Venue hire charges include the cost of your personal event and operations managers, security, cloakroom staff and toilet attendants.

Hire charges can vary depending on the length of your event and day of hire. All venues are available to book seven days a week and are exempt from VAT. Prices below are a guide. 

For more information, please get in touch.

Venue hire charges

  • Hintze Hall (formerly the Central Hall): weekdays £22,000, weekends £17,000
  • Hintze Hall (formerly the Central Hall) with the North Hall: weekdays £25,000, weekends £20,000
  • Earth Hall: weekdays £10,500, weekends £9,000
  • Darwin Centre and courtyard: weekdays £8,000, weekends £7,000
  • Flett Theatre: full day £3,000, half day £1,800
  • Private views of special exhibitions: from £4,000
  • Hire of all event spaces: price on enquiry

Full details of hire charges, times and venue capacities are available in our brochure

Not sure which space to hire?

With 25 years’ experience managing events at the Museum, we’re happy to advise on which space is right for your event. And if you need multiple venues, we can offer a range of combinations.

What's included?

  • Personal event manager.
  • Dedicated operations manager.
  • Network of accredited suppliers.
  • Top security team.
  • Staffed cloakroom.
  • Toilet attendants.
  • Cleaners and porters.

Furniture hire is available at an additional charge.

Contact us

Venue hire
Natural History Museum
Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 5434

Email us
Download our brochure

Share this

Our accredited suppliers

Our accredited suppliers: the best in the business.

From the finest florists to sound and l ighting experts, ice sculptors, DJs and halal caterers, we work with the best suppliers in the business.

View the accredited supplier list