In the heart of London’s finance district, The Museum of London Docklands is a quayside venue bound to wow your guests.
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Museum of London Docklands
In the heart of London’s finance district, The Museum of London Docklands is a quayside venue bound to wow your guests. The selection of unique rooms have stunning views and fascinating displays and are suitable for conferences, dinners, parties, receptions, meetings, luncheons, presentations.
The Museum of London Docklands offers a distinctive, urban backdrop to host any daytime or evening event. The venue captures the spirit of London, past and present. The Museum tells the story of London as a port from Roman times to the present, within a Grade I listed Georgian warehouse building. Situated in the heart of London’s finance district and close to the Olympic Park, the Museum is buzzing with the excitement of London’s future. A selection of rooms each offer views of Canary Wharf. The Boardroom has direct views over the skyscrapers of the capital, and is equipped with a digital projector and screen to host up to 16 guests.
The Rum Store is an unusual space that has retained features of the original warehouse such as pine columns and brick walls. It is ideal for up to 35 people. For presentation or conference events, the Wilberforce Theatre is fully equipped with audiovisual equipment and can accommodate up to 150 people. The Quayside Room is also suitable for conference events with a built in projector, views over Canary Wharf and easy access to the Museum’s galleries.
The Rum Store, Sailortown City and River Gallery and Ground Floor Suite spaces are ideal for parties, receptions and dinners. The Rum Store is an atmospheric space with exposed brickwork and direct access onto the private terraced quayside area, which is perfect for summer events.
The Sailortown, City and River Galleries can host up to 200 people. Sailortown is a recreation of 1850s Wapping, complete with dark cobbled alleyways, whilst the City and River galleries are filled with displays of C19th London.
The Museum of London Docklands was opened in 2003. The Museum was opened as an extension of the Museum of London, opened 1970s, due to the wealth of material collected that related to the London Docks. The building of the Museum is a nineteenth century Grade I listed warehouse. The warehouse was originally used to store rum, molasses, coffee, and cotton from the West Indies.