Natural History Museum London

  • Magnificent architecture and intriguing collections providing a stunning backdrop to your reception
  • Victorian architecture
  • Bespoke wedding reception packages
  • Grand, fascinating wedding spaces for exclusive hire
  • Get married under  Hope, the resident Whale or have your guests greeted by our Stegosaurus fossil welcoming visitors to your ceremony or reception
  • Dedicated and experienced team of professionals
  • Unique photo opportunities

The Natural History Museum is one of London’s most iconic venues, with magnificent architecture and intriguing collections providing a stunning backdrop to your reception.

Informal and intimate or creative and spectacular, the Museum has a space to suit you and our dedicated and experienced team provide expert support to plan and deliver your even

Venue Features

The unforgettable and world-famous Hintze Hall provides a stunning backdrop to any wedding reception with its iconic entrance on Cromwell Road, leading to soaring Romanesque arches and a magnificent stone staircase. The centrepiece to the space is Hope the blue whale skeleton, suspended from the ceiling she is complemented by a fascinating range of new specimens in the bays to the sides of the hall.

From its iconic venues to the fantastic suppliers and its dedicated event management team, the Natural History Museum is the perfect setting for your event. Fantastic for  weddings of all types and sizes. Imagine your guests’ reaction as they ascend the grand steps of the Waterhouse Building. Greet them with canapés, drinks and entertainment. Then, serve dinner in the magnificent surrounds of the Central Hall, under the watchful eye of our resident Diplodocus. What other venue can offer that?

Venue Details:

  • Historic Landmark
  • Entertainment Licence
  • Live Band Facilities
  • DJ Facilities
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Car Parking

Dining Options:

  • Seated Meal Facilities
  • Buffet Meal Facilities
  • Alcohol Licence


  • 0 min – 450 max for dinner and dance (650 max for just dinner, no dance floor)

Book a viewing of The Natural History Museum

Our exquisite, historical wedding reception venue will provide a remarkable setting for you to celebrate with your guests.

Weddings @ the Natural History Museum

The Museum’s spaces offer a sublime backdrop for an unforgettable wedding at any time of year!

The Natural History Museum is not only an international leader in the study of the natural world, but also plays host to some of London’s most spectacular weddings. We offer exclusive hire of our magnificent spaces, sure to create a stunning backdrop for your special day.

In our largest venue, Hintze Hall’s iconic Victorian architecture and soaring arches provide a remarkable setting for you to celebrate with your guests. Alternatively, dine and dance the night away in the celestial Earth Hall, raising a toast next to our resident Stegosaurus fossil, before ascending through the mixed-metal Earth sculpture into one of our fascinating spaces.

For a more intimate celebration, mingle with your guests in the Romanesque North Hall. For additional outdoor space, you can combine the North Hall with the tranquil and contemporary Darwin Centre courtyard – ideal for a summer wedding or drinks reception.

Customisable Wedding Packages

Download the Natural History Museum brochure for more information about our wedding venue spaces.

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Rave Reviews

The NHM is a must see icon for every visitor to the South Kensington area. The wedding reception we had in the Hintze Hall, complete with a dinosaur skeleton as the centerpiece, was absolutely spectacular and it couldn’t have better. Thank you so much...

Isobella & George

This museum is truly beautiful and was my dream wedding destination growing up. I have visited many times, both as a child and as an adult and was so happy when we were finally able to book it for our special day. The team were amazing and it really ...

Tammy & Jake

Let me start by saying that I love the Natural History Museum. I've always loved it, since I was a toddler and now, more than 20 years later I finally got to share my special day in this amazing venue with all my closest friends and family. Everything...

Alice & Alex

Weddings designed with you in mind

Download the Natural History Museum brochure for more information about our wedding venue.

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Contact Natural History Museum

Contact Natural History Museum to book a viewing of this stunning London wedding venue.

Phone: 0800 334 5554