Capital of Culture - Three famous London attractions you can hire for events

Hire a unique gallery or museum space for a meeting, conference or reception
Wallace Collection - Meeting Venue

London is one of the most culturally vibrant cities in the world. The city boasts 857 art galleries and 215 museums, including 3 of the world's top 10. London's vibrant cultural scene isn't only appealing to holiday makers; it also adds appeal to event planners looking to hire a unique space for a meeting, conference or reception.

Here is a taster of just some of the galleries and museums that can be hired out for corporate events. For more ideas and inspiration, or to find out how to book any of these, contact conventionbureau@londonandpartners.com

The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is a national museum in a historic London town house, centrally located between Bond Street and Baker Street underground stations. With beautiful displays of French 18th-century art, furniture and porcelain, this spectacular venue promises luxury venue with a wealth of history, whether for an intimate dinner for 20, conference for 150, or lively celebration for 300.

As well as the historic galleries, the central glazed Courtyard offers a design-focused space to accommodate extensive production, branding or theming. The modern conference facilities, including a fully equipped 150-seater lecture theatre and meeting room, provide additional purpose-built spaces for evening presentations.

British Museum

Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history, and features world famous artefacts such as the Rosetta Stone, Parthenon sculptures, and Egyptian mummies.

Beneath the museum’s magnificent Great Court, the Clore Education Centre offers many versatile event spaces, including two state-of-the-art, contemporary auditoriums seating 323 and 142 respectively. These spaces are perfectly suited to conferences, product launches, film screenings and live broadcasting. Each theatre is complemented by a spacious, elegant curved foyer, mirroring the amazing Great Court, perfect for registration, catering, screenings or as exhibition areas.

National Gallery

Situated in Trafalgar Square, The National Gallery houses one of the greatest collections of Western European paintings in the world from the 13th to the 19th centuries. If you’re looking for a central London event space in an iconic location, you’d be hard pushed to find anywhere better.

Within the Gallery there are a range of elegant event spaces from picture galleries to modern conference facilities, which can accommodate everything from a private breakfast tour, intimate lunch or impressive conference through to a stylish drinks reception or magnificent dinner alongside some of the world’s most iconic works of art.

Every event is bespoke and tailored to your needs and the events team are dedicated to guiding you every step of the way to ensure that your event is a complete success.

Interested in any of these spaces for an event? Contact our convention bureau team to find out more.