• 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
  • 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Temporary Exhibition Space

Temporary Exhibition Space housing the 'War Paint' exhibition

500m2 (5,382ft2)

Ceiling height



Floor 2


Reception: 500*
Seated dinner: 350*
Dinner dance: 300*

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

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

* The capacities listed are for the empty space and are subject to change depending on the exhibition in place.


  • Modular exhibition system, Panelock 200
  • Additional bridge area


  • Localised speakers with input¬†
  • Lighting grid

Approved suppliers

Bring your event to life with our list of carefully chosen suppliers.


Have a query about events at the museum? Read our FAQs to find answers to the most common questions. 

Contact us

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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