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Museum of London Docklands

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Venue price From £550
Venue capacity 20 - 2000 people

Spaces at Museum of London Docklands

The entire museum can be hired out exclusively for large receptions and corporate events in the evening. In a unique location, and surrounded by the galleries and exhibitions, provide the perfect backdrop to a company event. The hire of the whole museum can have up to 2000 people for a reception.

The Wilberforce Room is a flexible, multi-purpose space that can host events for up to 273 guests theatre style, 240 for dinner or 350 standing. Perfect for a variety of different events, from conferences to dinners and parties, the Wilberforce Room has all of the unique charm of a 19th century warehouse, whilst being brought up to date with a state of the art audio-visual system. There is direct access to the adjacent Quayside Room which provides the perfect breakout space.

The Museum of London Docklands has six stimulating and informative galleries which can be hired together for larger events and receptions. All featuring as part of the museum tour, the galleries are The Thames Highway Gallery, London Sugar and Slavery, Docklands at War, Trade Expansion Gallery, Sailortown, City and River Gallery. These can be hired in isolation or in conjunction with each other and other event spaces.

The Muscovado Hall is the museum entrance during the day however can be transformed to provide a stunning backdrop for evening events. With exposed columns and oak wood floors an in-built bar can be erected, making it ideal for dinners and receptions. The whole ground floor can be hired for large receptions up to 400 people.

The Docklands Boardroom features fantastic views of Canary Wharf. One of the nicest meeting rooms in London, the space is also used for private dinners.

There are six distinct galleries available for evening hire. These are: The Thames Highway Gallery (reception 80, dinner 40); London Sugar and Slavery (reception 120); Docklands War (reception 100); Trade Expansion Gallery (reception 120, dinner 60); Sailortown, City and River (reception 200). They can be hired in isolation or in conjunction with other event spaces.

The Quayside Room is located on the third floor and overlooks Canary Wharf's imposing skyline. The bare brick walls provide a blank canvas for evening receptions and dinners. With full AV equipment the space is also an on of the best conference venues in London.

The new Riverside Room, which is located on the right side of the Muscovado Hall as you enter the museum, benefits from its own entrance and private terrace, meaning guests can enjoy the Canary Wharf skyline, as well as the stunning atmosphere of the Docks. With exposed brick walls and original wooden columns and floors, the Riverside Room provides a unique backdrop for receptions of up to 300 guests and 180 for a dinner dance. The private terrace has additional capacity for 350 standing.

About Museum of London Docklands

The Museum of London Docklands traces the 2000 year history of London’s river, port and people, from the arrival of the Romans to the rise of Canary Wharf. It is located over five floors within a splendid late Georgian warehouse and is Canary Wharf’s only Grade 1 listed venue. The Museum offers outstanding settings for meetings and events.