• Rococo features in the Court RoomThe Court Room © GG Archard
  • Period features in the Picture GalleryThe Picture Gallery © GG Archard
  • Eighteenth-century features in the Picture GalleryThe Picture Gallery © GG Archard
  • Eighteenth-century features in the Committee RoomThe Committee Room © GG Archard
  • Georgian-style exterior of the Foundling MuseumMuseum exterior © GG Archard
The Foundling Museum is a unique period filming and photoshoot location in central London. Housed within a stunning Georgian-style building with authentic period features, our impressive eighteenth-century interiors, art collection and grand staircase make a stunning backdrop.

Whether you are seeking period features or simply looking for a new shoot location in London, we work with the film, television and radio, advertising and events industries. We welcome enquiries for photoshoots, fashion shoots, feature films, dramas, television documentaries, interviews, commercials and more. Recent productions include: the BBC’s The QuizeumA Great British Romance, and The One Show; Sara Pascoe’s radio programme Modern Monkey; ITV’s Long Lost Family; and Sky Arts’ Tate Britain’s Great British Walks.

Located in the heart of leafy Bloomsbury, central London, the Museum’s simple, symmetrical façade, tall windows and Pilladian door frames are characteristic of the Georgian style. The Court Room boasts one of the best-surviving Rococo interiors in London with its magnificent plaster ceiling. Paintings from the most celebrated portraitists including William Hogarth, Thomas Gainsborough and Joshua Reynolds are displayed throughout the building, alongside exquisite examples of sculpture, ceramics, furniture and decorative art.

All-day filming is available on Monday. Evening and early morning filming can be accommodated by arrangement. Location fees start from £180 per hour and rates for long filming durations are negotiable. Contact us today to discover this unique London film and photoshoot location.

Income generated from venue hire supports our vital and unique work with disadvantaged children and young adults.


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Discuss your requirements with our dedicated events team on +44 (0)20 7841 3616 or fill out the enquiry form below to find out more about this unique venue for hire in central London.