Host your event in one of London’s most iconic buildings

The British Museum’s unique grade-one listed public galleries are complemented with a suite of contemporary conference facilities, designed by Lord Foster, including two state-of-the-art theatres with technology to match.

Venue Details

Great Russell Street Bloomsbury London WC1B 3DG
Venue Capacity

The Great Court Restaurant


Private eave: 12


Seated dinner: 120

Standing reception: 150

East & West Foyers


Seated dinner: 150

Standing reception: 330


Seated dinner: 300

Standing reception: 600

BP Theatre

Theatre seating: 323

Seated dinner: 150

Standing reception: 330

The Hugh & Catherine Stevenson Theatre

Theatre seating: 142

Seated dinner: 150

Standing reception: 330

For meeting room capacities click to view the brochure

Deposit and booking information

View the brochure for details.

Perfect for:
  • Celebration
  • Christmas party
  • Corporate party
  • Meeting
Nearest station
Tottenham Court Road
Venue details

Perfect for conferences, a sophisticated evening event or a private daytime celebration, The British Museum has something for everyone. 

Booking details

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