The Postal Museum

Description

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail offer truly extraordinary venue spaces, perfect for private hire parties, special occasions, and intimate receptions. The venue is highly adaptable and can accommodate a variety of types of events. There are two spaces within the museum - Mail Rail and The Courtyard.

The Mail Rail comprises of a captivating blank canvas space, set in a historical building with countless inspiring architectural features, including vaulted brick arches and railway influences.

Highly adaptable, the venue has the capacity for 275 standing and 150 seated and can be used for:

  • Dinners, parties and receptions
  • Product launches and award ceremonies
  • Networking and breakfast briefings
  • Fashion shows
  • Filming and photography

The Courtyard is a versatile and contemporary event space and is the perfect venue for any networking events, receptions or even BBQ events.

In addition to the museum gallery and exhibition venue, our sunny courtyard features a beautiful thematic living plant wall that will be the perfect backdrop for any event!

Available to hire for up to 140 people, the contemporary event space is perfect for cocktail receptions, summer parties and laid back BBQs. 

 

Info

  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Dance floor
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • No Door Charge

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 17:00 0:00 Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 17:00 0:00 Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 17:00 0:00 Private Hire Only.
Thursday 17:00 0:00 Private Hire Only.
Friday 17:00 1:00 Private Hire Only.
Saturday 17:00 1:00 Private Hire Only.
Sunday 17:00 1:00 Private Hire Only.

Location

Address

The Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, WC1X 0DA

Area

Central London

Nearest Station

Farringdon (Tube)


Getting there

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Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
Mail Rail Venue Hire 150 275 - - -
Unique, inspiring and versatile - our Mail Rail event venue is highly adaptable and is suitable for a wide range of evening events.

For more than 75 years, Mail Rail was a vital artery in Britain’s communication network. It kept information and conversations flowing while hidden from view. Now you have the chance to experience the secret space for yourself – the ambition, dedication and ingenuity that makes it truly unique.

 

Mail Rail is a distinctive subterranean blank canvas event space which is ideal for dinners, drinks receptions and parties through to award ceremonies, product launches and presentations.

The impressive, industrial blank canvas space has countless inspiring architectural features including vaulted ceilings and exposed brickwork. Highly adaptable it can be hired for product launches, award ceremonies, corporate events and gala dinners.

The unique 275-capacity venue also provides guests with an exclusive opportunity to enhance their event experience with an underground miniature train ride through the secret 100-year-old Mail Rail tunnels.


Capacity & Access

  • Reception: 0 – 275
  • Dinner: 0 – 150
  • Dinner Dance: 0 – 120
  • Meeting/Conference: 0 – 275
  • Outside space: N/A
  • Wedding Reception: 100
  • Accessible Access: Yes
  • Exhibition Space (m2): 239.4
The Courtyard Venue Hire 60 140 - - -
The Postal Museum's  versatile and contemporary event spaces are the perfect venue for any networking events, receptions or even BBQ events.

In addition to the museum gallery and exhibition venue, our sunny courtyard features a beautiful thematic living plant wall that will be the perfect backdrop for any event!

 

This space also provides guests with the opportunity to enhance their event experience with a private tour of the museum galleries.


Capacity & Access

  • Reception: 0 – 120
  • Dinner: 0 – 60
  • Meeting/Conference: 0 – 100
  • Outside space (m2): 180.0
  • Exhibition Space (m2): 189.5
  • Accessible Access: Yes

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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