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A picture paints a thousand words, so we’ll let these recent images tell their own story of some of the unforgettable corporate and private events held at the Museum. Get ready to be inspired...

Torches line steps up to the Waterhouse Building, bathing the Museum's iconic terracotta façade in a

Torches line the steps up to the Waterhouse Building, bathing the Museum's iconic terracotta façade in a warm glow. A grand entrance, whatever the occasion.

Imagine the expression on your guests faces as they are greeted by our towering Dipolodocus cast, li

Imagine your guests' reaction as they are greeted by our monumental Dipolodocus cast. Lit up and presiding over the magnificent Central Hall, it gives a flavour of the monster event that awaits.

How many London venues offer the chance to party under a dinosaur?

And how many London venues offer the chance to party under a dinosaur? 

All our venues can be transformed with dramatic set designs and lighting.

All our venues can be transformed with dramatic set designs and lighting. Here, in our Earth Hall, we used pink and green lighting to emphasise the scale of the room, creating a magical setting for a dinner.

Custom table decorations? Check. Fairy lights? Check.

Custom table decorations? Check. Fairy lights? Check. Branded menus and LCD screens streaming your company videos? Check. The format of your event is totally flexible. Our event managers will see to it that everything is done your way.

The Darwin Centre atrium and courtyard have plenty of space for receptions and summer picnics.

Hire the Darwin Centre and you get access to our beautifully-landscaped courtyard and nearby Images of Nature gallery. The 3 spaces are ideal for large combination events that can include an outdoor reception, dinner, drinks and more.

The Darwin Centre courtyard is ideal for large receptions in warmer weather. Treat your guests to ca

The Darwin Centre courtyard is the perfect setting for large receptions in warmer weather. Treat your guests to canapés in the amphitheatre or set out comfy seating in the shade of our copse of birch trees.

While flooded with natural light by day, the clean lines and soaring ceiling of our modern Darwin Ce

While flooded with natural light by day, the soaring Darwin Centre atrium never fails to impress by night, when we can use dramatic coloured lighting to set the scene for atmospheric dinners and evening receptions.

As part of the Darwin Centre hire package, you can impress your guests with dinner in our newest per

With hire of the Darwin Centre, you can seat your guests for dinner in our Images of Nature gallery in the Waterhouse Building, combining stunning artworks, modern gallery design and original terracotta mouldings.

An aerial performer sails through the soaring Darwin Centre atrium at a special product launch event

Aerial performers sail through the Darwin Centre atrium at a special product launch event. Whether your event is one of spectacular or intimate proportions, talk to us about your own ideas for a fantastic celebration.

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