About this space

Whether you’re looking for a conference venue, a meeting room or a unique space for dining – you’ve come to the right place.

Thinktank is a place where the historic and ultramodern come alive. We are the only venue in the Midlands where your delegates can enjoy their canapés under the wings of a Spitfire, or dine alongside a talking robot.

But it’s not just about the amazing space we have to offer. Organizing a function can be stressful, so we’re here to make it as easy for you as possible.

Our in-house chefs and expert event management team are here to help you deliver the perfect event.

By choosing Thinktank, you’ll be supporting an incredible charity, Birmingham Museums Trust.

The Event Suite at Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum is more than just a venue. We offer our clients years of event management experience, service with a smile and delicious in-house catering.


Capacity

Standing

Standing

up to 250

Dining

Dining

up to 200

Theatre

Theatre

up to 200

U-Shaped

U-Shaped

up to 40


Event offers and packages

We also offer a great value day delegate package at just £39 +VAT per head.

This package includes:

• Hire of the Event Suite (or part of, dependent on numbers)
• Data projector, screen, and one microphone
• Delegate pens and notepads
• Chilled mineral water and healthy brain food pick and mix snacks for your delegates to graze upon throughout your day
• Unlimited servings of freshly brewed ground coffee and an assortment of ethical teas, accompanied by a delicious selection of biscuits
• WiFi
• Buffet lunch
• Arrival refreshments served in the Future Gallery (this area must be vacated by 10 am)
• Complimentary access to the museum on the day of the event until 5 pm
• Fresh fruit served with all refreshment breaks


Prices

Monday
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £250 hire fee
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available . All prices include VAT.
Tuesday
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £250 hire fee
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available . All prices include VAT.
Wednesday
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £250 hire fee
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available . All prices include VAT.
Thursday
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £250 hire fee
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available . All prices include VAT.
Friday
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £250 hire fee
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available . All prices include VAT.
Saturday
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £250 hire fee
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available . All prices include VAT.
Sunday
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £250 hire fee
Session
10:00 – 0:00
from £39 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available . All prices include VAT.

Catering

In-house catering

Allows external catering

Approved caterers only

BYO alcohol allowed

Can provide alcohol

Kitchen facilities available

Can provide halal

Can provide kosher

Complimentary water

Extensive vegan menu

Extensive gluten-free menu

Complimentary tea and coffee

Buyout fee for external catering


Licences

Alcohol licence until 00:00

Extension available


Space features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Flipchart Flipchart

Audiovisual (AV) equipment Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Parking available Parking available

Projector

Flatscreen TV

Whiteboard

Conference call facilities

Natural light

Disabled access

Storage space

Accommodation available


Venue welcomes

Ticketed events

Loud music/events

Own music equipment /DJ

Enhanced security events


About Thinktank

Thinktank is one of the region's premier centers for business events including conferences, corporate events, and Christmas parties. It is a place where the historic and the ultra-modern come alive to provide an awe-inspiring environment for events.

Thinktank is available for hire for all types of corporate events, from meetings and conferences to conventions, product launches, and receptions. We're the only venue in the Midlands where delegates can enjoy their canapés either under the wings of Spitfire and Hurricane fighter planes.

The venue boasts versatile spaces, dramatic architecture and fascinating museum exhibits. The added attractions of the digital Planetarium and Thinktank Theatre are also available as part of conference and event packages.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

from £1000
hire fee / per session

Thinktank Theatre

Seating capacity 180
from £150
hire fee / per session

Planetarium

Seating capacity 69
from £2640
hire fee / per session

The Past Gallery

Seating capacity 200
Standing capacity 350
from £2100
hire fee / per session

The Future Gallery

Seating capacity 50
Standing capacity 150
from £39
per person / per session

Lodge

Seating capacity 50
Standing capacity 60
from £39
per person / per session

Brindley

Seating capacity 72
Standing capacity 100
from £39
per person / per session

Issigonis

Seating capacity 80
Standing capacity 120

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