Weddings at the Museum of Natural History

A table set with a pink bouquet and wine glasses

The Museum of Natural History provides a beautiful backdrop for weddings.


The building is a world-famous example of neogothic architecture with dramatic wrought iron decoration, tiled glass ceiling, and fascinating specimens from the natural world. 

Science, history, and beauty are effortlessly merged in this unique venue, meaning your guests are guaranteed the ‘wow’ factor for an unforgettable evening. Our dedicated events team at the Museum will work with you to create a wonderful event tailored to reflect your tastes and personalities.


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A photo by John Cairns of a decorated table in the Main Court
Purple butterflies on display in the Museum

We are very happy to work with you to think of interesting ways to use our galleries and available spaces including


  • Welcome drinks with the ancient reptiles in the South Court

  • Seated dinner and speeches under the T. rex in the Main Court

  • Cake cutting and dancing in the North Court with the skeleton parade as a backdrop


Browse spaces available for hire

wedding cake cutting


A close-up of a decorated table in the Westwood Room with lanterns and flowers
Round tables in the Main Court set up for a wedding