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Venue price From £500
Venue capacity 14 - 800 people

Spaces at the Design Museum


The Design Museum's atrium provides a dramatic triple height space with stunning overhead views of the original hyperbolic, paraboloid roof, made with 25 tonnes of copper. This iconic and incredibly versatile space is contemporary in design and ideal for drinks receptions, award ceremonies and seated dinners. Host intimate events on just one floor, or make use of all levels for up to 800 guests standing.


The Bakala Auditorium is purpose built for corporate events such as conferences, talks, seminars, large presentations and event product launches and demonstrations. With use of state-of-the-art AV equipment, this space is ideal for business use making it as stress-free as possible to host and organise your event. The space is beautifully designed and offers comfort to your guests and delegates whilst also being in an inspiring environment.


The Ulm and Bauhaus Rooms can be combined to make a large meeting space suitable for up to 40 delegates or separated with dividing walls to create smaller meeting rooms. Seating and furniture arrangements in this space are flexible allowing for a wide range of events and meeting styles. With natural daylight flooding into the room through large windows, the room is a pleasant space with a productive and corporate atmosphere which makes it also suitable for presentations, seminars, workshops and training sessions.


With beautiful views over Holland Park, the Helene and Johannes Huth Gallery provides a blank canvas suitable for all types of corporate events, from conferences and product launches to drinks receptions and dinners. Dividing walls in this space allow it to be divided up into smaller rooms for both large and intimate events. Photography credit: Miranda Parry.


The Chumsri and Luqman Lounge is designed to be a sleek and contemporary space perfect for hosting drinks receptions or private lunches and dinners. Private dining is particularly suited to this elegant space with views over the stunning Holland Park, its own private bar and a special display of Philip Sayer photography.


The Dessau is a private meeting room located in the Sackler Library and Archive on the first floor of the Museum. Glass sided, overlooking the rest of the Library, this light, bright space is available to hire for meetings. The Dessau features: - A clevertouch screen for PowerPoint presentations and to use as an interactive white board can be provided upon request. - Capacity for up to 14 guests boardroom style.

About the Design Museum


The Design Museum is the world's leading museum dedicated to contemporary design in every form from architecture and fashion to graphics, product and industrial design.