Venue hire

The Natural History Museum is one of London's most unique and iconic venues. Its magnificent architecture and collections create the perfect backdrop for any event.

We are delighted to offer wedding ceremonies for up to 15 people, in line with current COVID-19 updates. Please contact the Venue Hire team for more information.

From informal and intimate to creative and spectacular, the Museum's variety of spaces will suit any wedding, private party or conference. Our dedicated and experienced team will provide expert support to plan and deliver your event.

By choosing the Natural History Museum you are booking much more than a beautiful venue.

  • Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. The Museum has won accolades for its environmentally-friendly practices and remains comitted to hosting sustainable events.

  • By hosting an event at the Museum you are helping to inspire the next generation of scientists and supporting our vital research into the big challenges facing our planet.

  • Enance your event with an exclusive behind-the-scenes package, a unique team building activity or a talk or tour with one of our world-leading Museum scientists.

Evening events

Celebrate in style at one of London's most popular venues for everything from gala dinners to product launches.

Summer parties

The Museum's large private courtyard makes a perfect outdoor setting for summer events and celebrations. 

Weddings & private events

The Museum's spaces provide an exquisite setting for a wedding reception or family celebration.

Christmas parties

Choose one of our iconic venues for your Christmas party, whatever the size of your event.


Our purpose-built lecture theatre is ideal for daytime events such as conferences, talks and training days.

Event add-ons

Impress your guests with a private after-hours tour of Museum exhibitions, galleries and collections.


Choose from the Museum's many spectacular settings for your next film project.

Our team

Our dedicated team will work with you to create a truly memorable event, whatever the size.

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Working with us

From our extensive experience to our values, get in touch to find out how our team will help you create a truly memorable event. 

Call today on +44 (0)207 942 5434.

Get in touch to discuss your event