Wedding hire at the Foundling Museum is always exclusive, and with both of our historic rooms licensed for ceremonies, we are ideally placed to host any aspect of your big day. Take your vows upstairs in one of our stunning rooms, then descend the sweeping 18th-century staircase as a newly-wed couple.
Tucked away in a leafy corner of Bloomsbury in London, the Foundling Museum is a tranquil, yet centrally-located wedding venue in London. Wedding hire at the Foundling Museum is always exclusive, and with both of our historic rooms licensed for ceremonies, we are ideally placed to host any aspect of your big day. Take your vows upstairs in one of our stunning rooms, then descend the sweeping 18th-century staircase as a newly-wed couple. Our opulent Court Room has one of the finest Rococo interiors in London, and makes a stunning backdrop for an intimate ceremony and reception. Alternatively, the Georgian-style Picture Gallery makes an elegant choice for larger celebrations and wedding breakfasts. The Foundling Museum’s dedicated events team are always delighted to hear from prospective wedding couples and are ready to assist with planning for events of any size. We work with a carefully-selected list of suppliers to ensure ours clients’ day runs perfectly, from start to finish. Income generated from venue hire supports our vital and unique work with disadvantaged children and young adults.
- Unique wedding setting
- Exclusive Hire
- Central London location
- Immersive arts experience
- Flexible Covid Cancellation Guarantee
- Court Room - Seated Dinner Capacity: 40
- Court Room - Standing Capacity: 80
- Picture Gallery - Seated Capacity: 110
- Picture Gallery - Standing Capacity: 150
- Museum Capacity Throughout: 250
The Foundling Museum is a 10 minute walk from Kings Cross St. Pancras and 4 minutes from Russell Square. The nearest buses are the 7, 59, 68, 91, 98, 168 and 188 from Russell Square Station. For visitors wishing to travel by car there is an NCP carpark at The Brunswick Shopping Centre. Please contact them directly for more information.
Thanks for all the efforts you and your team have made to make our wedding one of the most memorable day in our lives. No word can truly describe how satisfied we are. Lots of our guests praised the venue for its stunning look as well as the convenient location. The size of the venue is just perfect for us, to deliver such welcoming yet intimate feeling - and that's exactly what we initially looked for. We were also impressed by how professional your event team are - they greeted not just us but every guest with warmest smile and they were very helpful throughout the whole day. We just want to say thank you once again and we definitely will visit the museum again very soon! - A & R Wedding, 19.02.2022
A & R
We are just back from our minimoon and wanted to send you a note to say thank you so much for pulling off such an amazing wedding day for us last weekend. Both of us had the very best day and loved every second. Everything ran so smoothly and all the staff were completely brilliant - we had so many compliments about how friendly and helpful everyone was, all of our guests were super impressed. Please do let us know if you'd like a testimonial at some point - we can guarantee a glowing one! In the meantime, wishing you a busy and successful events season ahead and thank you again for being the best events team we could have asked for. We're so grateful. Hope to see you all again soon. - Z & A Wedding, 23.10.2021
Z & A
We just got home and settled down and we just want to take this opportunity to say a proper thank you to the entire Foundling team. We fell in love with the Museum when we did the first venue visit and from then on, all of you have shown great hospitality and professionalism, to help make our wedding day a smooth and memorable one. Loads of guests were raving about the venue and how it’s such a hidden gem, and all of them had a wonderful time! And for this we are eternally grateful for your hard work and kindness. - E & M Wedding, 10.10.2021
E & M