About this room

This amazing gallery chronicles the inventions that shaped modern society, in a magnificent space that’s available for evening hire. With a capacity of up to 750 for a drinks reception or up to 350 for dining, it’s a fabulous venue for a spectacular large-scale event.

Making the Modern World’s exceptional collection traces the cultural history of industrialisation from 1750 to the present day and features some of the museum’s most remarkable objects.

Your guests can discover iconic exhibits including the Apollo 10 command module, Crick and Watson’s DNA model and the first Apple computer. Or they can muse on thought-provoking objects including a 10,000 year clock and a porcelain bowl saved from Hiroshima.

Hiring our Making the Modern World gallery means that you can take full advantage of our in-house lighting system and lighting technician for the duration of your event. Display the latest LED technology to enhance your event and benefit from shortened set-up times as well as various creative lighting options.


Capacity

Standing

Standing

up to 750

Dining

Dining

up to 400


Starting prices

Hire Fee

M T W T F S S

18:00 - 22:30

from £11700 Per evening

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

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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 23:00

Extension available


Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Disabled access Disabled access

Projector

Flatscreen TV

Whiteboard

Flipchart

Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Conference call facilities

Air conditioning

Natural light

Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available


Venue welcomes

Own music equipment /DJ

VIP events

Enhanced security events


As the home of human ingenuity, the Science Museum aims to inspire visitors with award-winning exhibitions, iconic objects and stories of incredible scientific achievement.

With origins in the Great Exhibition of 1851, the museum continually strives to be the best place in the world for people to enjoy science. Our world-class collection forms an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical achievements from across the globe.

Among key objects on display are Caroline Herschel’s telescope (c.1795), Alan Turing’s Pilot ACE computer (1950) and the Apollo 10 capsule that went into lunar orbit in 1969.

Our amazing exhibitions, astounding galleries and creative blank canvas spaces combine to make the Science Museum a unique and inspiring London venue for corporate or private hire.


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