Corporate Hire

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Discovery Museum - Great Hall

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

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 museum--     -     -     1000


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

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Contact us

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

Telephone: (0191) 277 2303 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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