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Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

Situated in Kensington in West London, the Natural History Museum is set in an imposing architectural building. Housing stunning collections from the dinosaurs to ancient mammals this venue would be an impressive backdrop for both corporate and private events looking for something extra special.

The major renovation of the large Hintze Hall, with a blue whale skeleton, offers a fabulous space for 600 guests for dinner or 1200 for a reception. There are 8 venue spaces including the contemporary Darwin Centre with its courtyard accommodating up to 60 guests, and the Flett Events Theatre for up to 350 for a reception.

The theatre is an auditorium type space, ideal for corporate events such as training days, presentations, seminars or a conference for 200 delegates. There are plasma screens, projectors, LED lighting, lecterns and microphones, and refreshments and catering options are available.

The dedicated events team at the Natural History Museum is also happy to host your Wedding, birthday or Christmas party from canapé receptions to sit down banquets. They can offer team building packages and a list of suppliers for entertainment and catering. Once the museum is closed to the public in the late afternoon, the museum can be hired exclusively for your personal event and the exhibitions enjoyed privately.

In a great location in Kensington, with Gloucester Road and South Kensington tube stations within walking distance. There is plenty of public transport, Victoria and Paddington train stations are a short taxi ride away, and Gatwick and Heathrow Airport are easily accessible.

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Venue Natural History Museum
Capacity 1,200 guests
Address Cromwell Road
Greater London
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Packages (1)

Natural History Museum - CHRISTMAS PARTIES


  • Guests: 400 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price from: £145.00 per person + vat
  • Description & Details

    Dine amongst the stars at the dramatic Earth Halls this winter. Festive theming here has been inspired by the venue’s awe-inspiring centrepiece, a magnificent globe which sets the scene for extraordinary events. Vast slate walls envelop the space, creating a celestial atmosphere with constellations and space themed decor. Exclusive Venue Hire 18.30 – Midnight (Bar Closes at 23.30) Sparkling Wine and Cocktail Reception Three-course Seated Dinner Coffee and mini Mince Pies/Coffee and mini Mince Pie Station All inclusive House Wine, Bottled Beer, Soft Drinks Ambient Lighting including Up-lighting, Pin-spots to tables, Colour wash and Break-up throughout Furniture including Occasional Reception Furniture with Bar, Banqueting Tables & Chairs (based on 5ft rounds) PA System for Background Music and Speeches DJ and Disco Table Centres Crackers Full Event Management and Venue Manager Event Security Fully staffed Cloakroom Pre event menu tasting £10m Public and Product Liability Insurance

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Function Rooms & Event Spaces (1)

Earth Hall - Natural History Museum

Earth Hall

  • Max Capacity: 400
  • Full Details

    Create a magical backdrop to your event with the Earth Hall, a celestial event space in the heart of the iconic Natural History Museum. This extraordinary space provides a wonderful setting for special events. This modern, unique venue has hidden dimensions and is suitable for small to medium sized evening events designed to impress. The Galleries are open to the public during the day so is only available for evening hire 6.30pm - 12am for dinners and parties up to 200 seated 400 reception.


    • Reception: 400
    • Banqueting: 200
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Venue Features (7)

  • AV Equipment
  • Family Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence