Hire the Museum

A unique venue for dining and drinks receptions with the dinosaurs, weddings in Victorian grandeur, conferences and meetings in a stimulating environment, and more…

With a beautiful gallery, large open central court, 300-capacity theatre, and several breakout rooms, this striking venue offers the perfect location for your event.  Exclusive hire is available in the evenings and the museum hosts conferences, meetings, and filming in various spaces during the day.

The stunning Victorian neo-Gothic building opened in 1860 as a museum and research centre.  The University’s world-class natural history collections are housed beneath the highly decorative ironwork roof, surrounded by elaborate stonework and sculptures.