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Museum of London Docklands

Museum of London Docklands

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Museum of London Docklands

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  • Grade I-listed Georgian warehouse
  • Reception-only venue located near the River Thames
  • Licensed to hold civil ceremonies
  • Exclusive access to the museum's galleries
  • Plenty of character and fascinating stories within
  • Unique photo opportunities
  • Opt for a traditional reception
  • Create a completely bespoke event

The Museum of London Docklands is a bespoke and interesting venue for your wedding reception or civil ceremony. The Grade I-listed Georgian warehouse boasts panoramic views across Canary Wharf, and the historic atmosphere combined seamlessly with the contemporary décor will ensure your event is an unforgettable one.

There are plenty of unique photo opportunities to be found in the various galleries and spaces on offer at the museum. Stage a romantic walk through the shadowy Victorian streets, sojourn at the tavern in Sailor Town, or capture the character of your wedding venue with a pose amongst the original Caribbean pine wood columns and floors.


The Museum of London Docklands is managed by the Museum of London award-winning, charitable institution. It is funded by a variety of organisations and individuals including the City of London Corporation and GLA.

The museum's port and river collection has been housed in the 200-year-old warehouse since 2003, and the artefacts reveal the story of London's long history as a port and centre of trade, business and migration.


All packages include the hire of eight uplighters in your chosen colour and the use of the museum's complimentary bridal space. On the evening of your event you and your guests can explore London's history from 450,000 BC right up to the present day by wandering the museum's gallery spaces.

Quayside Room

Situated on the third floor, the Quayside Room has stunning views of West India Quay. This is your canvas on which to paint your perfect reception, amidst the bare brick walls and the wooden beams that span the ceiling.

Capacity - hold a drinks reception and dinner for up to 80 guests or use as a separate dancing and bar space for up to 100 guests

Muscovado Hall

Your guests can step into Muscovado Hall straight from the banks of the West India Quay. This grand entrance will set the tone for the day, and on entering the hall you will be impressed by the original features of brickwork and pine pillars that give the room its unique appeal. A private terrace area adjoins the hall, allowing your guests to have a panoramic view of Canary Wharf.

Capacity - drinks reception for up to 400 guests or dinner dance for up to 200 guests


The museums galleries span two floors of the warehouse. Each has its own fascinating story to tell, using scenes and artefacts to pull you into the rich history of the port of London.

Sailor Town and City & River Gallery - drinks reception only for up to 80 guests

Thames Highway - drinks reception and dinner for up to 70 guests

Gallery Gateway - drinks reception only

Civil Ceremonies

Couples can exchange their vows in the tranquillity of the Garden Room, amidst the grandeur of the recreated 18th-century Pleasure Gardens or in the modern Sackler Hall: a blank canvas on which to make your own personal mark.


The Museum of London Dockland has a range of catering options provided by their on-site partner Ampersand. They can create delicious bespoke menus to accompany your wedding reception or ceremony.

Museum of London Docklands
No1 Warehouse
West India Quay
E14 4AL
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