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.
The Leopold Muller Lecture Theatre is a purpose built space ideal for daytime and evening conferences, lectures, meetings and presentations within the National Maritime Museum. It is fully equipped with an extensive range of AV facilities, including a full HD projector, wireless microphones, 2 PTZ cameras, and moveable spotlights. The theatre is self-contained and accessible through the main museum galleries. Semi private catering facilities are available alongside in the Propeller Space and the Brasserie overlooking the park is ideal for a networking lunch. Breakout spaces are available.
The Astronomy Photography Gallery is designed to celebrate the very best in astrophotography from around the world. The space provides a fun and atmospheric setting for anyone looking for an event space out of the ordinary. Each year the exhibition changes, allowing our clients to return again and again and marvel at the latest images. The space can accommodate up to 100 guests for a standing reception or it works as a great add on or VIP area for a larger event at the National Maritime Museum. Why not add a visit to this exhibition to your meeting or conference?
With a private entrance and exclusive access straight into the National Maritime Museum, this suite of four classic meeting rooms is available for individual or exclusive hire. Perfect for team days out, board meetings, small presentations and training days as well as for use as break-out rooms when using the Leopold Muller Lecture Theatre. With natural daylight, private bathrooms and refreshment areas, the East Wing Meeting Rooms are ideal for those looking for something a little different. Why not add a tour, a drinks reception or private planetarium show?
All events at the National Maritime Museum have the option to begin outside on our glorious lawns. With six lawns available and the option for marquees and festival style events, this space opens up event possibilities for our client. Our main lawns span over 10,000sqm providing room to host large scale events including festivals, concerts, marquee events, experiential marketing set ups and fireworks displays.