Evening events

The Natural History Museum has a worldwide reputation for hosting stunning and memorable events.

The magnificent Hintze Hall reopened in 2017 with a huge blue whale skeleton at its centre. Grand and luxurious, it's our largest venue, with a reception capacity of 1,200 people.

A Stegosaurus welcomes guests to the impressive dinner space in the celestial Earth Hall, while the versatile Darwin Centre provides a more modern venue for guests to enjoy the evening outdoors.

For more intimate events, we recommend including a tour of one of our galleries, such as Earth’s Treasury or Images of Nature, or a visit to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition to impress your guests.

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Contact us

Get in touch today to discuss hosting your event in one of the Museum's iconic spaces.

Hintze Hall

Hintze Hall, our single largest venue, boasts a dramatic sense of place and Victorian architecture.

North Hall

North Hall, a more intimate setting, is the perfect place to soak up the Museum's grandeur.

Fossil way

Fossil way, part of the Waterhouse building, contains some of the most complete fossils of prehistoric sea animals in the world.

Images of Nature

The Images of Nature gallery, with its historic prints, watercolours and modern portrayals of nature, is a beautiful and intimate space.

Earth Hall

Earth Hall, with the most complete Stegosaurus fossil in the world, offers a grand and spectacular backdrop.

Earth's Treasury

Earth's Treasury, elegant and glittering, places you amongst gold nuggets, Stonehenge rock and the Museum's very own 'kryptonite'.

Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Volcanoes and Earthquakes, featuring the famous earthquake simulator, is a fascinating gallery setting.

Darwin Centre and courtyard

The Darwin Centre, with spacious courtyard, is a tranquil and contemporary space. 

Our suppliers

Our suppliers deliver truly dynamic and creative events and we are proud to work with the very best in the industry.

Price list

Pricing for each venue is based on capacity and we offer competitive weekday and weekend rates.

Get in touch with the team

Still got questions? Contact the team to find out more about venue hire at the Museum.