National Maritime Museum

Romney Road, England, SE10 9NF, United Kingdom


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National Maritime Museum Greenwich Events & Parties

Are you looking for a party venue that stands out from the rest? Throw the party of the year at the National Maritime Museum.

Beneath the spectacular glass ceiling, spellbind your guests with acrobats, dance displays, laser shows and more. With all the rigging and AV equipment built-in already, the possibilities here are endless.

The vast capacity of The Great Room and The Square make them the perfect setting for a large-scale Christmas party, birthday bash Bar Mitzvah, or Bat Mitzvah.

The on-site Event Manager can help you plan, prepare and execute a flawless occasion that meets your vision.

The Photography Gallery is another exciting drinks reception space in the museum where an expert can lead you on a private tour of the astrophotographs. Browse through unique snapshots of the solar system before heading upstairs for dinner and dancing.

This Greenwich venue is brimming with potential to create an unforgettable social event. 

Highlights of National Maritime Museum Greenwich Events & Parties:

  • BYO with no corkage fee for ultimate flexibility and choice
  • Dancefloor, staging and smoking area included in the hire
  • State-of-the-art rigging for audio and lighting installations
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standing Up to 750 Standing
dining Up to 580 Dining
theatre Up to 300 Theatre


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
Catering Options  3rd Party Catering
Dry Hire
Cuisine Options  N/A

Spaces At This Venue

  • National Maritime Museum The Great Map

    The Great Map

    On the first floor, this awe-inspiring space has all the AV technology you need to host a sensational standing or seated reception. With a world map floor design and a glass roof that spans the entire ceiling, The Great Map is a vision to behold.

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  • National Maritime Museum The Square

    The Square

    On the ground floor, The Square is another versatile light-filled event space where you can set up a pop-up bar or food stations. In summer, your guests can flow outside to mingle beneath the colonnades and take photographs out on the lawn.

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  • The Photography Gallery

    A unique and exciting addition to the National Maritime Museum that’s open after hours exclusively for events. The Photography Gallery displays incredible astrographs of the solar system, and makes a great VIP area.

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Nearby Hotels

  • De Vere Devonport House
  • The Admiral Hardy
  • Innkeeper’s Collection London, Greenwich
  • ibis London Greenwich

Nearby Restaurants

  • Sticks’n’Sushi Greenwich
  • Bill’s Greenwich Restaurant
  • Bianco43 Greenwich
  • Rivington Greenwich

Nearby Parks

  • Greenwich Park
  • The Old Royal Observatory Garden
  • Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park
  • Central Park

Nearby Attractions

  • Old Royal Naval College
  • Cutty Sark
  • Royal Observatory Greenwich
  • Greenwich Foot Tunnel / River Thames

Venue Testimonials

Excellent place next to the National Observatory and very close to the Cutty Sark. Great staff and facilities, and can handle a big crowd.

John M

National Maritime Museum located in Park Row, Greenwich, it’s an excellent museum of British naval history. Wheelchair access is very good. Large open spaces and toilets available and clean. Staff very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend.

Liliana J

Beautiful park with excellent views from the observatory across to the London skyline. Museum excellent space exhibition.

Rosa S

Frequently Asked Questions

Wedding receptions can range from 80 to 750 standing guests. The maximum banqueting capacity is 580 in The Great Map room on the first floor.

Nearby hotels include:

  • De Vere Devonport House – from £89 a night 
  • The Admiral Hardy – from £89 a night
  • Ibis London Greenwich – from £62 a night 

The National Maritime Museum has limited disabled parking. There are off-street pay-and-display car parks in Greenwich Park (250 spaces, maximum of 4 hours). The Royal Borough of Greenwich also operates car parks nearby in Park Row and Burney Street. 

The National Maritime Museum Greenwich has partnered with the very best caterers in the industry. Due to the sensitive nature and historical significance of the building, the museum only allows approved caterers. Across the range of recommended suppliers, you’ll find classic British cuisine, Asian Cuisine, Indian Cuisine, Kosher Cuisine, African Cuisine and Mediterranean food.

Some of the best Greenwich attractions are on its doorstep, check out:

  • Old Royal Naval College
  • Cutty Sark
  • Royal Observatory Greenwich

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