Discover something magnificent
Discovery Museum is one of Newcastle’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 wood-panelled and tiled 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 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.
To find out more about hiring Discovery Museum please contact us on:
Telephone: 0844 856 1074
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and state that you're interested in hiring a space at Discovery Museum.
Photo: Barry Forshaw
Discovery Museum is licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies. Find out more about having your wedding at Discovery Museum.
Functions and meetings
Evening functions and receptions
The grandeur of the Great Hall and proximity to Newcastle city centre makes Discovery Museum a unique choice for dinners, awards evenings, prom nights and other corporate functions. The galleries can also be hired for evening functions with a drinks reception in the shadow of Turbinia a popular choice.
Meetings, training courses and seminars
The museum has a variety of meeting rooms which can hold from 350 people for a conference in the Great Hall to 20 in boardroom format in the Carpathia room. Our Mauretania room can be hired as a conversation space or breakout room for up to 15 people. All rooms come with a full range of AV equipment. Being a short five minute walk from Newcastle Central station, Discovery Museum is a convenient venue for all manner of meetings, training sessions and seminars.
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|Turbinia Gallery||Not available||Not available||100||200|
|Turbinia Cafe||Not available||Not available||80||100|
|Mauretania Room||Not available||Not available||Not available||15|
|Carpathia Room||20||40||Not available||Not available|
|Turbinia Room||20||40||Not available||Not available|
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Celebrate your child's birthday and book Discovery Museum for a kids' party for up to 25 children.
Let the kids have a splashing good time with exclusive use of Play Tyne and hire our learning room where you can serve your own birthday tea, play party games and music and hire your own entertainer.
Parties can be booked for Saturdays and Sundays between 11am and 1.30pm and on Mondays to Fridays in school holidays between 10am and 12.30pm. Access is allowed 30 minutes before the start for any decorating or set-up.
Play Tyne hire: £50
Learning Room hire: £40
Play Tyne and Learning room hire: £85
To book please contact the Discovery learning team: firstname.lastname@example.org or (0191) 277 2174.
Celebrations and Christmas parties
Our dedicated events team can create a bespoke event for any occasion. We can help you to celebrate anniversaries, birthday parties, baby naming, engagements and much more.
If you have an event coming up and would like to discuss your ideas with our team then contact us by phone or email.
Don’t forget to book your Christmas party
We can take bookings for your Christmas parties all year round so if you want to create an occasion to remember in our spectacular museum, contact the team by phone or email to discuss your ideas.
Discovery Museum Plaza
Our outdoor plaza on Blanford Square is available for event hire from summer 2017. For enquiries please contact: email@example.com