About London Transport Museum

A striking and characterful venue, the London Transport Museum is in a prime location on the famous Covent Garden Piazza. Originally a Victorian flower market, its galleries make an impressive backdrop for evening receptions and dinners, mixing old and new interiors with displays of iconic transport posters and original artwork celebrating the red London bus. Well located, close Covent Garden and Leicester Square stations, the venue is easy to get to.

There are three great spaces for hire at the museum which are the galleries, theatre and foyer, and the upper deck. All of the spaces have accessible access and the largest capacity for the entire museum is the standing reception area at 500 places. The rooms feature the latest meeting technology and offer the attendees complimentary museum access during the day and evening. The rooms are ideal for hosting registration, meetings, and networking within a fun, informative environment.

The galleries are an interactive event space with cool exclusive access to the two floors of transport history exhibitions. There are over 300,000 transport artefacts in the museum that guests can peruse in between meetings and networking. You can choose from six pre-approved caterers to create bespoke menus to suit the needs of guests. Clerkenwell Green is one of the caterers, based out of Hoxton in east London with great seasonal ingredients for large-scale corporate events.

The purpose-built Cubic Theatre is well suited to conferences and presentations, with state-of-the-art AV and a breakout area for registration and catering. The space will comfortably fit 120 people. All audio visual equipment is included with playback capability and 4K screen resolutions.

The upper deck café and bar offers gorgeous view over the square, allowing natural light to stream in. This space at the front of the museum works well in conjunction with the Cubic Theatre for breakout sessions, receptions, and networking events.

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Delegates/Guests
Up to 500
Venue Type
Museum art gallery
Venue Style
Funky, Historic, Iconic, Light and Bright, Spacious
Event Atmosphere
Creative, Exclusive, Fun

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Cubic Theatre

Cubic Theatre

121 Meeting
121 Theatre

The Cubic theatre is perfect for a seminar, presentation or a film screening. It seats 121pax, eleven rows of eleven which are conveniently tiered with specially designed moquette seating. It also has a breakout foyer where you can carry out your registration, cloakroom service and have refreshment breaks, buffet lunches or networking with drinks and canapés etc. All theatre AV such as a projector, large projection screen, speakers, lectern, stage area, microphones and Wifi is included. The only additional costs are the Cubic Foyer LCD screens at only £150 (great for branding) and of course catering. All delegates receive complimentary access to the Museum galleries during the day of their event.

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Museum Galleries

Museum Galleries

200 Meeting
500 Standing
150 Banquet

London Transport Museum occupies the original Victorian flower market and the Museum Galleries span two floors. Perfectly combining heritage with modernity, the Galleries provide a truly unique location for memorable events against a background of London icons. The versatile space transports guests through the ages and offers the opportunity to explore world recognisable red Routemaster, early tube carriages and original Metropolitan trains.

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Upper Deck

Upper Deck

100 Standing

Situated at the front of the Museum above our award-winning gift shop, the Upper Deck café bar has fantastic views over Covent Garden piazza. Flooded with natural daylight the Upper Deck features seating upholstered in a unique ‘moquette’ fabric design based on the pattern used on the Northern line in the 1930’s. The Upper Deck is the perfect addition to a Cubic Theatre booking or screening. Ideal for informal gatherings, small cocktail receptions and networking events.

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Covent Garden Piazza (south east corner), Covent Garden , London, WC2E 7BB

020 7565 7292

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