About this room

Total venue max standing 1250
Total venue max seated Theatre 200 Cabaret / sitdown 350

Venue Info
Total available sq ft / sq m 37817.00 / 3513.2

Distance from W1 2 miles
Nearby transport links Lambeth North - 8 Minute Walk Waterloo - 15 Minute Walk Elephant and Castle - 15 Minute Walk

* Load in from 8am - 10 am. Set-up from 6pm when the museum closes to the public.
*Late Licence
Make use of the entire museum and hold pre-dinner drinks downstairs in the Atrium or make your way up to the balconies on level 1 or 2 or the Roof Terrace which brings you nearer to our larger exhibits.




up to 1250



up to 350



up to 200



up to 350

Starting prices

Hire Fee


19:00 - 23:00

from £12000 Per evening

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

Note on pricing

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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


Alcohol licence until 00:30

Extension available

Wedding licence

Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Projector Projector

Flatscreen TV Flatscreen TV

Audiovisual (AV) equipment Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Natural light Natural light



Conference call facilities

Disabled access Disabled access

Storage space Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available

Venue welcomes

VIP events

Enhanced security events

Rules of the space

– Out of hours tour guides and daytime speakers available on request
– Early access available on request
– Some of our exhibits must be moved to accommodate seated dinners
dependent on your requested layout, this will incur an additional fee
– Access to Truth and Memory Exhibition: £750 +VAT
– Access to First World War Galleries: £1,000 +VAT

Imperial War Museum London is a stunning Grade II listed building, walking distance from Waterloo. Designed by Norman Foster, the spectacular space provides daytime rooms, meeting spaces, boardroom tables, break out rooms, cinema, conference room, private dining room, roof terrace and the main Atrium available for events.

IWM London hosts gala dinners, award ceremonies, fashion shows, charity auctions, private celebrations, barmitzvahs, press and product launches, breakfasts, receptions, seated lunches, dinners and presentations. IWM London is the perfect showcase for events, traditional and low-key or high profile and inspirational.

Boldness, initiative, endurance, authority, empathy and courage.

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