IWM London Evening Events

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Location

We recently transformed our museum with new evening event spaces.  

Hire the stunning modern atrium, perfect for seated dinners and receptions or our suspended gallery in the rooftop offering a unique space for a variety of events, including receptions, presentations and dinners.

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Capacities

Atrium

The atrium contains some of IWM's most important exhibits, including dramatically suspended aircraft.

  • 300-400 standing reception
  • 300 theatre-style
  • 300 seated dinner
  • 250 seated dinner dance

Balconies

Our balcony areas contain exhibits from the Second World War up to Afghanistan. Holds up to 200 for a standing reception.

Conference Room and Foyer

A blank canvas space with easy access to the galleries.

  • 120 standing reception
  • 80 theatre-style
  • 30 boardroom-style
  • 50 cabaret-style
  • 100 seated dinner

Orpen Boardroom

A stunning room in the original part of the building, decorated with works of art by Sir William Orpen.

  • 70 standing reception
  • 60 theatre-style
  • 24 boardroom-style
  • 60 cabaret-style
  • 50 seated dinner

Director's Boardroom

An elegant room decorated with artwork from IWM's contemporary collection.

  • 30 standing reception
  • 20 theatre-style
  • 14 boardroom-style

Meeting Room 1

This room has adjoining access to the Orpen Boardroom and is decorated with photography by Cecil Beaton. Holds up to 10 seated.

Meeting Room 2

This room overlooks the IWM atrium and is decorated with contemporary photography. Holds up to 10 seated.

Cinema

A fully-functioning private cinema and non-raked movable seats.

  • 200 standing reception
  • 200 theatre-style
  • 100 cabaret-style
  • 36 classroom-style
  • 120 seated dinner
  • 60 seated dinner dance

Roof Terrace

Float above the atrium on this contemporary indoor terrace.

  • 240 standing reception
  • 150 theatre-style
  • 180 seated dinner

Exclusive Hire

Hire the Atrium, Balconies, Roof Terrace and all meeting rooms, and have exclusive access to temporary galleries and our award-winning First World War Galleries. Holds up to 1,000 for a standing reception.