The Museum of London Docklands is located in West India Quay in east London. Opened in 2003, this grade one listed converted Georgian sugar warehouse tells the story of the port, river, and city – focussing on trade, migration and commerce in London.
Step through the museum’s doors into the Muscovado Hall, which features original exposed brickwork and pine pillars to create a beautiful setting for events. The Muscovado Hall includes access to a private terrace area on the quayside so guests can take in the spectacular views of the Canary Wharf skyline and the tranquillity of West India Quay.
The Quayside Room’s bare brick walls and direct views of West India Quay imbue the space with distinct character and atmosphere. With flexibility in layout, it is a popular venue for dinners and receptions. Located on the third floor, it leads directly in to the museum’s galleries. The room has its own PA system, data projector and screen, so is ideal for presentations.
Perfect for a whole variety of different events, from dinners to parties, the Wilberforce Room has all of the unique charm of a 19th century warehouse, whilst being brought right up to date with a state of the art audio -visual system.
The Rum Store is located by the waterside and offers a private entrance and exclusive access to the outside terrace area. The original historical features of this room, alongside access to a stunning private terrace, makes this an ideal space for all types of events.
The exclusive Boardroom is situated on the first floor of the museum with views out to the towering Canary Wharf skyline. This room is ideal for smaller dinners for up to 20 people. Its peaceful location makes it a charming choice for more intimate events.
The new Riverside Room, which is located on the right-side of the Muscovado Hall as you enter the museum, benefits from its own entrance and private terrace. Guests can enjoy views of the Canary Wharf skyline, as well as the stunning atmosphere of the docks. With exposed brick walls and original wooden columns and floors, the Riverside Room provides a unique backdrop for receptions, dinners, product launches and more.
The Museum of London Docklands galleries explore the story of London’s docks through history and are the perfect location for unique and memorable events.
Sailortown is a full-size reconstruction of a Victorian street based around the notorious ramshackle London districts of Ratcliff, Wapping, and Shadwell in the 1840s and makes for an immersive experience like no other!
Guests can experience a taste of life in Victorian London by exploring a collection of re-created shops, workrooms, and other premises.