Corporate Hire

Discover unique event spaces in the heart of the city

Discovery Museum is one of Newcastle’s premier visitor attractions and offers a unique and memorable setting for corporate hire.

The grandeur of the Great Hall and proximity to Newcastle city centre makes Discovery Museum a unique choice for dinners, awards evenings and other corporate functions. 

With a capacity of up to 350 guests, the magnificent wood-panelled and tiled Great Hall provides a stunning setting for a range of daytime and evening events. 

The Museum's fascinating galleries and Turbinia Hall can also be hired for evening entertaining and hospitality for up to 1,000 guests. Discovery Museum also has a number of smaller, well-equipped rooms available for hire.

The museum can accommodate up to 350 people for a conference in the Great Hall to 20 in boardroom format in the Carpathia room. Our Mauretania room or Northumbria room can be hired as a conversation space or breakout room for up to 15 people. 

Room capacities

Discovery Museum Theatre CabaretBoardroom Dinner Reception
Great hall 350 280 -350 350
Turbinia hall     --     -     100 200
Turbinia cafe -     -     -     80 100
Science maze --     -     -     100
Mauretania room--     -     -     15
Northumbria room15-15-15
Carpathia room40  -20 -40
Turbinia room  40  -20 --
Whole musuem --     -     -     1000


Catering can be provided including hot fork buffets, three-course dining and drinks. 

Download our catering options below:

Contact us

To find out more about hiring Discovery Museum please contact us on: 

Telephone: 0844 856 1074 or by Email: and state that you're interested in hiring a space at Discovery Museum.

Your event enquiry will go directly to our catering and events concession Totally Delicious. 

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