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A spectacle of grandeur

An Iconic status, the Natural History Museum is available for hire for your wedding or party. Ready to be turned into a stunning space to celebrate with your friends and family. For your special event, the NHM can be designed with the most spectacular décor. Holding your celebrations at this most remarkable venue is also a great way of incorporating both old and new traditions. Being a museum there is a real sense of history and significance of the moment, but there is

also a feeling of embarking on a new lifetime of discovery. Situated in Kensington, right next door to it's sister properties the V&A Museum and the Science Museum - NHM is perfectly located in the heart of Central London. Whilst everyone is familiar with this beautiful building as a museum, your guests will be pleasantly surprised that in the evenings is when we can really bring it to life.

Venue Capacity
Central650 Dinner Dance / 850 Reception
Earth Hall200 Dinner Dance / 450 Reception
Darwin Centre & Courtyard150 Dinner / 350 Reception

“A wedding at the Natural History Museum is the perfect start that you could have for your married life together.”

Natural History Museum Central hall wedding

Central Hall

The Central Hall has a capacity for up to 1200 guests for a reception or 650 for a dinner/dance, and it looks even bigger with the incredibly high ceilings and the hall’s arches which soar upwards to the roof. The venue and grand staircase will simply thrill your guests during your grand entrance. Surrounded by floral decor of your choice and bathed in soft light on the gilt ceilings from myriad table candles, your guests will surely feel as if they are in fairytale venue.

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Natural History Museum Corporate Events

Earth Hall

For a modern, spectacular feel The Earth Hall is perfect. Catering for 50 to 500 guests, this space is quite simply huge! This room can be turned into an ideal venue with bespoke flowers and design through luxury wedding planners Scarlet Events. For venue theming the museum is simply fabulous. With the use of opulent drapes and lovely furniture for the bride and groom. Your wedding or party at the Natural History Museum will give you memories to treasure.

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Natural History Museum Exterior


Of course, you always need to think about the practical side of the venue as well as the more romantic and artistic side. The museum is based conveniently in Kensington with great transport links and if your guests require accommodation, there is no shortage of luxury hotels in the vicinity. Hyde Park is also nearby and presents the opportunity for beautiful wedding photographs if you desire. Altogether, the Natural History Museum is a spectacular and memorable venue for a wedding and party.

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