• FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Venue Hire FAQs

Venue information

What is your largest capacity for a daytime conference?

We can accommodate up to 130 people in FC1. FC2 can take up to 200 but, due to its pillars, has restricted viewing.

What is your largest capacity for an evening reception?

Our public spaces are open plan. Hired together, the Foyer, Atrium and Café can comfortably accommodate 800 guests.

What is your largest capacity for an evening dinner?

We can accommodate up to 350 people in our Temporary Exhibition Gallery (subject to availability). Used in conjunction with each other, our Foyer, Atrium and Café can also seat up to 350. Please contact us at venuehire@nam.ac.uk for a bespoke quote.

Do you have any 'blank canvas' spaces?

All our event spaces are modern with neutral finishes.

Do your event spaces have natural daylight?

Our new building is flooded with light. Apart from the Temporary Exhibition Space, all event spaces have natural daylight.

What are your prices?

Our daytime event spaces range from £450 to £2,035 + VAT, evening event spaces from £450 to £4,500 + VAT. Our spaces are designed to work in conjunction with each other, so please contact us at venuehire@nam.ac.uk to discuss your requirements.

Are all your event spaces accessible?

Yes, our building is fully accessible.

Do you have in-house catering?

Yes, our in-house caterer is Searcys. They offer catering for both daytime and evening events.

Do we have to use accredited catering, production, floral design and entertainment suppliers?

Yes, we have put together an approved list of suppliers for catering, production, floral design and entertainment. Each supplier has been taken through a detailed accreditation process, enabling us to monitor the quality of their work and protect the museum and our collections. Unfortunately, only companies on our list are allowed to work on-site.

Can you get married at the National Army Museum?

Unfortunately, our event spaces are not licenced for marriages.


Do you have WiFi?

Yes, free high-speed WiFi is available throughout our building.

Is there on-site parking?

By request, secure parking is available for up to five cars, subject to availability.

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To discuss your event or arrange a site visit, please email venuehire@nam.ac.uk or submit a request via our enquiry form.

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