Corporate Hire

Discover unique event spaces in the heart of the city

Photo: The magnificent Great Hall set up for an event.
Photo: The magnificent Great Hall set up for an event

Discovery Museum is one of NewcastleGateshead’s premier visitor attractions and offers a unique and memorable setting for both corporate and private hire. With a capacity of up to 350 guests, the magnificent Great Hall provides a stunning setting for a range of daytime and evening events such as conferences, dinners, weddings and larger meetings. The Museum’s fascinating galleries can also be hired for evening entertaining and hospitality for up to 1,000 guests. The Museum also has several smaller, well-equipped rooms available for hire. 

The Discovery Museum is a Grade II listed building, situated in a prime city centre location close to transport links and a variety of accommodation.  

Maximum capacities: Theatre 350, Boardroom 20, Dining 350, Reception 1000


We work with a range of catering suppliers to provide a service bespoke to your catering needs including canapés, buffets, three-course dining and drinks. 

Contact us 

To find out more about hiring Discovery Museum please contact us by telephone: (0191) 277 2303 or use our contact form to get in touch. 

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Room capacities

TheatreCabaretBoardroomDinner Reception
Great hall350280-350350
Turbinia hall     --     -     100200
Turbinia cafe-     -     -     80100
Science maze--     -     -     100
Mauretania room--     -     -     15
Northumbria room15-15-15
Carpathia room40 -20-40
Turbinia room 40 -20--
Whole museum--     -     -     1000