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The main event space in the National Maritime Museum is the 'Great Map'. Set at mezzanine level and spanned by a glass roof, this event space is flooded with natural daylight and is ideal for corporate receptions, award ceremonies and networking. Whether you're looking for a seated gala dinner or a more relaxed standing bowl food affair, this epic space can accommodate up to 580 seated or 1000 standing. With some of the museum's most treasured items on display within the event space, or the option for guests to explore our engaging galleries, this is one event your guests won't forget.


  • Wifi
  • Asian Catering Available
  • AV rig installation including in hire
  • Award ceremonies
  • Direct vehicle access
  • Experiences
  • Flexible event space
  • Gala dinners
  • Maritime exhibits and galleries to explore
  • Natural daylight
  • Outdoor areas
  • Rigging capabilities
  • Standing receptions
  • Summer parties
  • Access to outdoor areas for drinks
  • AV Rig installation included in hire
  • Awards
  • Awards venue
  • Breakout spaces
  • Christmas parties
  • Daytime meetings
  • Direct vehicle access
  • Exclusive hire
  • Experiences
  • Gala dinner
  • High glass ceiling
  • Interesting maritime exhibits and galleries to explore
  • Large scale receptions
  • Meetings
  • Natural daylight
  • Networking
  • Outdoor spaces
  • Rigging capabilities
  • Summer parties
  • WiFi

 Food And Drink

  • Recommended catering list available
  • Recommended caterers only


  • Licensed until 12am
  • Licence extension available
  • TENs Available


  • 500 Buffet
  • 250 Cabaret
  • 580 Dining
  • 500 Dinner Dance
  • 1000 Reception
  • 1000 Standing

 Safer Capacities

  • 250 Dining
  • 200 Dinner Dance
  • 415 Reception
  • 415 Standing
  • 230 Theatre
  • 250 Wedding


  • Ticketed events
  • Amplified Events
  • Own Music/ DJ Equipment
  • Weddings
  • Events with Alcohol


  • 1105ft2 (103m2)
  • Disabled Access
  • Outside Space
  • Storage Space
  • Park Row
  • Greenwich
  • SE10 9NF

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Located on the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Maritime Greenwich, the National Maritime Museum is available for a wide range of events.

Neptune Court, in the heart of the museum, offers an atrium space flooded with natural light beneath a glass ceiling and adorned with large installations from our maritime collection. It's a modern and airy space allowing guests to enjoy dinner, drinks and dancing all in one epic place. Receptions can be enjoyed in our extensive grounds providing breathtaking views of the sunset over London. A selection of smaller rooms allow for engaging daytime conferences.

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