Venue Hire

Thinktank is one of the region's premier centres for business events including conferences, corporate events and Christmas parties. It is a place where the historic and the ultra modern come alive to provide an awe-inspiring environment for events.

Conferences and Corporate Events

Thinktank is available for hire for all types of corporate events, from meetings and conferences, to conventions, product launches and receptions. We're the only venue in the Midlands where delegates can enjoy their canapés either under the wings of Spitfire and Hurricane fighter planes.

What we Offer

The venue boasts versatile spaces, dramatic architecture and fascinating museum exhibits. The added attractions of the digital Planetarium and Thinktank Theatre are also available as part of conference and event packages.

  • The Event Suite - a versatile space which can be transformed into three areas. Situated next to the Futures Gallery you can entertain your guests alongside fascinating exhibits. It has a maximum capacity of 250 people.
  • The 180 seat Thinktank Theatre offers state-of-the-art facilities for 180 delegates. It has a dedicated reception area plus meeting room - ideal for break out spaces.
  • Our 70 seat Digital Planetarium offers a unique immersive experience to wow your delegates. Hire this space for your own presentations, or sit back and enjoy a Planetarium show that will take you to the outer reaches of space.
  • Thinktank Galleries - spread over four floors, Thinktank offers a compelling and entertaining venue space with everything from a steam locomotive to a talking roboto to entertain your guests.
  • From light bites to banqueting Thinktank’s catering fully lives up to our reputation for quality. We can provide silver service, sandwiches, banquets or buffets, with a choice of menus to suit your event, with wines to match.

Parties and Special Events

Thinktank is available for hire for all types of events, from receptions, to parties and banquets.

What we offer:

  • Adaptable Event Suite can accommodate up to 250 for drinks receptions or from 50 - 200 for private dining
  • Four floors of interactive exhibits offering space for up to 600 for drinks receptions or 50 - 200 for private dining and parties
  • Romantic dinners for 2 under the stars in the Planetarium – or use this unique space to “pop the question”!
  • Dedicated events team to work with you to create the perfect occasion to suit your requirements

Download the Thinktank Event Suite brochure.

Contact Us

For prices and further information, to arrange a viewing or discuss the needs of your event:

Email events@birminghammuseums.org.uk or ring 0121 348 8082.

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