About our events

Why choose us?

If you're looking for a London corporate event venue with a difference then look no further. Located in the heart of South Kensington, the award-winning Science Museum offers you a top-quality corporate event experience.

Download our venue hire brochure

For corporate events including conferences, gala dinners, award ceremonies, product launches, Christmas parties, exhibitions, press briefings, film premieres and team-building we have a range of innovative and interactive galleries, as diverse in size as subject matter.

The 414-seat IMAX Theatre and a 700 square metre blank-canvas space are also available for daytime or evening corporate hire, as well as smaller dedicated daytime conference facilities such as the elegant Directors Suite or the contemporary and wired Dana Centre.

For private celebratory events, including engagement, wedding, anniversary or retirement parties and bar or bat mitzvahs, the stunning Museum galleries, ranging from the traditional and elegant to the contemporary and interactive, are available to hire after 18:00 daily.

As an internationally renowned, unique London venue the Science Museum will spoil you for choice time and time again. The finest industry suppliers, all fully accredited by the Museum, alongside the experienced in-house events team, will deliver the perfect event, whatever your occasion.

Branding and cost-effective entertainment options, all inherently unique to the Science Museum, are also available. From guided tours or motion-theatre rides, to gallery-related character actors mingling with your guests, we have the right chemistry for a truly memorable event.

  • Centrally located in South Kensington, less than 5 minutes walk from the London Underground tube station (Piccadilly, Circle, District lines) and less than 2 miles from London Victoria rail station
  • Superb conference facilities for up to 400 delegates
  • A range of unique galleries available for corporate events, accommodating up to 750 guests in one gallery or 2000 using a combination of galleries for receptions, or sit-down dinners for up to 400
  • Team-building days with a difference in our vast blank-canvas space, incorporating a range of Museum activities
  • Expert in-house technical support throughout your event
  • Extensive list of accredited leading industry suppliers to choose from for all event services
  • Assistance from our professional team helping you to deliver the perfect event

For more information download our venue hire brochure.

To discuss your event requirements further, please contact the Events team directly on 020 7942 4340 or email venuehire@sciencemuseum.ac.uk.

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Alternatively, explore event opportunities at our sister venues, the National Railway Museum in York and The National Media Museum in Bradford.

The Science Museum is proud to be part of the UVL consortium

 Unique Venues of London



Prestige Events COOL Venue Awards 2012 
'COOLest Multi-Purpose Venue' - Winner

Prestige Events COOL Venue Awards 2011 
'COOLest Venue for Galas' - Winner 

Visit London Awards 2008
‘Business Event of the Year’ – Silver
‘Business Venue of the Year’ – Bronze

Event Magazine Awards 2008
‘Unique, Visitor Attraction or Cultural Event Venue of the Year’ – Highly Commended

Event Magazine Awards 2007
‘Live Event Venue of the Year’ – Silver

Visit London Awards 2006
‘Business Event of the Year’ – Silver
‘Business Venue of the Year’ – Bronze

We have also been voted one of the UK’s ‘Top 20 Venues’ by the readers of Event magazine for four consecutive years.

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