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, 40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1AZ
 
 
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The Foundling Museum

Hire this venue for your own event - it has seven function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 200 guests and the smallest is ideal for 30.

The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells their story. Using oral testimony, original artefacts and photographs, their history is explored and compared to the lives of contemporary children. In addition, the museum displays works by the many artists who became governors of the hospital, including William Hogarth and Handel. It's all housed in interiors preserved from the 18th century. There are very few museums in London that offer such a fascinating history. Each month the museum hosts a variety of afternoon concerts in the Picture Gallery which are free with museum admission. Concerts and recitals usually take place at Thursday lunchtimes, one Sunday in the middle of the month and the last Friday of each month.

 

The Foundling Museum events

 
First Amongst EqualsFirst Amongst EqualsFirst Amongst EqualsThe Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning 300 years of social history, culture and philanthropy, it sees seven women who achieved firsts in their fields select objects from the museum's collection that mean something to them. Those picking the 10th December 2018Sunday 13th January 2019 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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First Amongst Equals
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TIMES  16th January 2018 to 13th January 2019  PRICING  £11 Adults, £8.25 Concessions
The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning 300 years of social history, culture and philanthropy, it sees seven women who achieved firsts in their fields select objects from the museum's collection that mean something to them. Those picking the ... More about this event
 
Kitty Clive: The Creation Of A Female CelebrityKitty Clive: The Creation Of A Female Celebrity11th December 2018Sunday 20th January 2019 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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Kitty Clive: The Creation Of A Female Celebrity
event  Running from Friday 7th September 2018 until Sunday 20th January 2019
TIMES  7th September 2018 to 20th January 2019 - Various Times  PRICING  £10, concs £7.50, child/mems Free
Ladies Of Quality & DistinctionLadies Of Quality & DistinctionMarking 100 years of female suffrage, this landmark exhibition highlights the hidden stories of women in the history of the Foundling Hospital, the UK's first children's charity.11th December 2018Sunday 20th January 2019 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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On Soon
Ladies Of Quality & Distinction
event  Running from Friday 7th September 2018 until Sunday 20th January 2019
TIMES  7th September 2018 to 20th January 2019 - Various Times  PRICING  £10, concs £7.50, child/mems Free
Marking 100 years of female suffrage, this landmark exhibition highlights the hidden stories of women in the history of the Foundling Hospital, the UK's first children's charity.

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Court Room

Court Room

Capacity

Dinner
30
 
 

Dimensions

Length
10.4m
 
Width
7.2m
 
Area
74.88m²
 
 
 

Picture Gallery

Picture Gallery
 
 

Capacity

Theatre
100
 
Reception
150
 
Dinner
100
 
 

Dimensions

Length
7.8m
 
Width
15.9m
 
Area
124.02m²
 
 
 

Coram's Children Gallery

Coram's Children Gallery

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Commitee Room

Commitee Room

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Length
7.9m
 
Width
5.3m
 
Area
41.87m²
 
 
 

Gerald Coke Handel Collection

Gerald Coke Handel Collection

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Temporary Exhibition Gallery

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Entire Museum

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200
 

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Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2019 

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Carols At Christmas Time
Concerts | On 10th December 2018 

St Pancras Church 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War
Exhibitions | Until 19th February 2019 

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Treasures from the British Library's own collection, spanning 600 years, including Beowulf and Bede's Ecclesiastical History, sit alongside finds from ...More

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Art installation suspended from the station's Victorian glass roof, stretching 20 metres across the famous Barlow Shed roof, hanging directly ...More

St Pancras International Christmas Tree
St Pancras International Christmas Tree
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2019 

St Pancras International Station 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Scented for the first time, the 43-foot Christmas tree at St Pancras is infused with the floral fragrance of Tiffany ...More

 
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Seen And Heard: Victorian Children In The Frame
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Collateral Damage
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