Temporary Exhibition Space

Temporary Exhibition Space showing the War Paint exhibition

500m2 (5,382ft2)

First Floor Lower Level

Reception - 500
Seated dinner - 350
Dinner dance - 300
Theatre style - 500

* Capacities listed are for the empty space.

The Temporary Exhibition Space houses a changing programme of special exhibitions. It also lends itself to events and, depending on the displays in place, can be hired for receptions.

The space goes dark during the Christmas and New Year period and is available to hire for parties, dinners, shows and fairs.

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The Temporary Exhibition Space is the largest, single event space in the museum. A modular exhibition system enables the space to be configured in multiple ways.

  • Modular exhibition system, Panelock 200
  • Additional bridge area
  • Adjacent toilet facilities


  • Localised speakers with input
  • Lighting grid
Temporary exhibition space floorplan

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