We offer a variety of events, from intimate and lavish weddings to corporate dinners and day conferences. Host a dinner for up to 40 guests in the magnificent Court Room, or a grand reception for up to 250 in the Museum’s Picture Gallery.
Guests enjoy exclusive hire of the Museum and can roam our opulent galleries throughout the evening, sipping champagne in our historic spaces.
Our dedicated and experienced Events Team will make every effort to tailor your event to your expectations and budget, creating a unique and memorable occasion for you and your guests.
Contact the Events team on 020 7841 3616 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Foundling Museum is a registered charity. Income from venue hire supports our work with marginalized and care experienced children.
The Court Room, one of London’s finest original Rococo interiors, provides an ideal setting for intimate dinners.
Alternatively, guests can dine in the Picture Gallery beside Hogarth’s magnificent portrait of the Hospital’s founder, Thomas Coram.
Picture Gallery: up to 100 guests
Court Room: up to 40 guests
Evening hire from 18:30
Breakfast and Lunch hire available on Mondays
Up to 250 guests throughout the Museum
Reception hire from 18:30
Host your roundtable discussions, presentations and theatre-style lectures in our Creative Studio. With our in-house AV and meeting equipment, we guarantee a stress-free day away from the office.
We can also accommodate board meetings and presentations in the Picture Gallery or Court Room on Mondays.
Clore Creative Studio:
up to 50 guests theatre-style;
40 guests cabaret-style
up to 100 theatre-style (available on Monday)
up to 65 cabaret-style (available on Monday)
The Foundling Museum is the perfect venue for the most important day of your life.
Take your vows in our picturesque rooms, then relax and sip champagne in historic interiors and dance the night away in style. Enjoy exclusive use of the whole Museum throughout.
Up to 250 guests for receptions, with dancing located on the ground floor
Ceremonies in the Picture Gallery: up to 100 guests
Ceremonies in the Court Room: up to 50 guests
Hire is available from 17:00 Tuesday to Sunday
From 12:00 Monday
Make your Christmas office party, family get together or dinner with friends an occasion to remember.
The Museum can be exclusively yours for Christmas. You and your guests can enjoy a Christmas party to remember in unique and historic spaces, with Hogarth, Gainsborough and Reynolds for company.
Receptions: up to 250 guests (available from 18:30)
Dinner: up to 100 guests (available from 19:00)
Lunch hire from 13:00 in November and December
The Foundling Museum is a fantastic backdrop for filming and photography, boasting a stunning selection of original eighteenth-century interiors and a wealth of historic artworks.
All-day filming available on Monday (10:00 – 17:00)
Evening and early morning filming by arrangement
Location fees start from £180 per hour and rates for long filming periods are negotiable