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Hintze Hall

Hintze Hall boasts a dramatic sense of place. With its grand entrance leading to soaring Romanesque arches, magnificent stone staircase and large capacity, it is the ideal venue for a host of events.

Available from 07.00 to 23.59.

  • Price on request
  • 450
  • 1200
Please select dates
Hintze Hall is a popular space for dinner dances, awards ceremonies, fashion shows and private events. Guests enter through the spectacular main entrance, where the splendour of the Hintze Hall is revealed. A drinks reception can be held in one of the adjacent galleries - Fossil Way or Dinosaur Way. Depending on the number of people and the type of event, you can also hire adjoining galleries for your guests to explore.

Suitable for

  • Christmas
  • Wedding
  • Meeting
  • Conference
  • Party
  • Dining
  • Reception

Additional Info

  • WIFI
  • Can bring external caterer own caterer (i.e. client)
  • Can bring own alcohol (i.e. client)
  • Can provide onsite caterer
  • Can provide onsite alcohol
  • Kitchen
  • Catering equipment available
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Basic AV facilities
  • Natural Light
  • Disabled Access
  • Outside Space
  • Accessibility for Load-in
  • Sound Restriction
  • Exhibition / Activity Offering
  • Dry Hire
  • Blank Canvas

Licensing

  • Wedding
  • TENs available
  • Alcohol till 2am

Availability

  • Monday - Sunday

Capacities

  • Standing Reception 1200
  • Seated Dining 650
  • Dinner/Dance 450
  • Theatre 550
  • Cabaret 650

Costs

  • Price on request
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Earth Hall

The celestial map adorning the walls of Earth Hall provides a beautiful backdrop to the Museum's giant metal Earth sculpture.

Available from 07.00 to 23.59.

  • Price on request
  • 200
  • 400
Please select dates
The most intact Stegosaurus fossil ever found take pride of place in Earth Hall, at almost six metres long. Your guests will be surrounded by remarkable objects that tell the story of our planet and solar system, including moon rock, precious metals and fluorescent minerals. These specimens tell their own stories of Earth's chaotic past. The Earth galleries can be added to your event to provide a unique pre-dinner drinks experience or to increase capacity for a reception. Your guests will travel through the Earth sculpture to galleries such as Volcanoes and Earthquakes and Earth's Treasury.

Suitable for

  • Christmas
  • Wedding
  • Meeting
  • Conference
  • Party
  • Dining
  • Reception

Additional Info

  • WIFI
  • Can bring external caterer own caterer (i.e. client)
  • Can bring own alcohol (i.e. client)
  • Can provide onsite caterer
  • Can provide onsite alcohol
  • Kitchen
  • Catering equipment available
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Basic AV facilities
  • Natural Light
  • Disabled Access
  • Outside Space
  • Accessibility for Load-in
  • Sound Restriction
  • Exhibition / Activity Offering
  • Dry Hire
  • Blank Canvas

Licensing

  • Wedding
  • TENs available
  • Alcohol till 2am

Availability

  • Monday - Sunday

Capacities

  • Standing Reception 400
  • Seated Dining 200
  • Dinner/Dance 200

Costs

  • Price on request
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Darwin Centre

The Darwin Centre offers a contemporary canvas for a multitude of events.

Available from 07.00 to 23.59.

  • Price on request
  • 150
  • 350
Please select dates
Steel beams and reflective glass, together with the white limestone floor and curved concrete walls, provide a bright and modern event setting. The opportunity to explore the Cocoon is an extra treat to any event. The courtyard is a tranquil environment for reception drinks followed by a dinner in the atrium. The courtyard provides the perfect setting for a summertime party, with additional space inside. The state-of-the-art Attenborough Studio has a capacity of 60 people and can be used for press conferences and presentations, followed by drinks and canapés in the courtyard. For event organisers looking for something a little different, the Darwin Centre can also be used as an entrance to Hintze Hall.

Suitable for

  • Christmas
  • Wedding
  • Meeting
  • Conference
  • Party
  • Dining
  • Reception

Additional Info

  • WIFI
  • Can bring external caterer own caterer (i.e. client)
  • Can bring own alcohol (i.e. client)
  • Can provide onsite caterer
  • Can provide onsite alcohol
  • Kitchen
  • Catering equipment available
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Basic AV facilities
  • Natural Light
  • Disabled Access
  • Outside Space
  • Accessibility for Load-in
  • Sound Restriction
  • Exhibition / Activity Offering
  • Dry Hire
  • Blank Canvas

Licensing

  • Wedding
  • TENs available
  • Alcohol till 2am

Availability

  • Monday - Sunday

Capacities

  • Standing Reception 350
  • Seated Dining 150

Costs

  • Price on request
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Images of Nature

The Images of Nature gallery explores how artists and scientists view the natural world through historic prints, watercolours and modern images.

Available from 07.00 to 23.59.

  • Price on request
  • 80
  • 150
Please select dates
This combination of old and new will be mirrored in your event. Guests will arrive through the modern Darwin Centre entrance, pass by the fascinating Spirit Collection area, then enter the Images of Nature gallery. The traditional Waterhouse architecture provides a beautiful and intimate setting for the rest of the evening.

Suitable for

  • Christmas
  • Wedding
  • Meeting
  • Conference
  • Party
  • Dining
  • Reception

Additional Info

  • WIFI
  • Can bring external caterer own caterer (i.e. client)
  • Can bring own alcohol (i.e. client)
  • Can provide onsite caterer
  • Can provide onsite alcohol
  • Kitchen
  • Catering equipment available
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Basic AV facilities
  • Natural Light
  • Disabled Access
  • Outside Space
  • Accessibility for Load-in
  • Sound Restriction
  • Exhibition / Activity Offering
  • Dry Hire
  • Blank Canvas

Licensing

  • Wedding
  • TENs available
  • Alcohol till 2am

Availability

  • Monday - Sunday

Capacities

  • Standing Reception 150
  • Seated Dining 80

Costs

  • Price on request
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