Venue hire

Coronavirus update: Please note that although The National Archives is open to the public, we are currently only able to offer a limited service.?Please see our news story for updates.

This means that until further notice our event and conference facilities are unavailable for hire.

This impressive, state-of-the-art, partially raked events auditorium is perfect for film screenings, lectures and theatre-style meetings.

A fresh and contemporary room with plenty of natural light, well suited for talks, boardroom meetings, seminars, lectures and presentations.

The first floor atrium is ideal for receptions and displays. It features a café, flexible seating and mobile AV. Connected to the Atrium, our Lake, Fountain and Thames Balconies offer private outdoor reception and relaxation spaces with fine aspects.

Our beautiful, landscaped grounds offer a range of tranquil spaces for private hire. A paved area with café seating adjoins our main entrance and two lakes. There is also a grassed area with outdoor seating that can accommodate a marquee.

Our expert team of in-house chefs have an extensive menu for you to choose from. Equally, we can work together to provide exactly the right requirements for your event.