Royal Naval Museum


Dinner functions at the RNM

Conferences and seminars

Corporate Entertaining

The Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth, tells the 800 year story of the Royal Navy and provides a unique venue for corporate hospitality. The Museum offers a small range of special hospitality events.  The galleries offer a wide range of options : 

The Princess Royal Gallery can accommodate up to 100 guests;

the Victory Gallery up to 200 guests; and

the Nelson Gallery up to 50 guests.

Green Parrot Catering and County Caterers are the Museum’s recommended caterers.  Both companies offer a very high standard of cuisine, providing menus for events including:

  • Breakfast meetings
  • Finger buffets
  • Hot and cold fork buffets
  • Drinks receptions
  • Dinners

To add a touch of flair to your special occasion, why not have the Fort Cumberland Guard on parade? Please ask for contact details.

Nearby Accomodation for guests staying overnight, may use the facilities of the Royal Maritime Club (formerly the Home Club) in Queen Street


Day-Time (0900-1700)


 - half day (up to four hours) - £500 + VAT

- whole day (up to seven hours) -£950 + VAT

Friday, Saturday and Bank Holidays:

- half day  - £550 + VAT

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays:

 - whole day - £1,250 + VAT

Evening (1700-2300)

Monday – Thursday: £1,250 + VAT

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: £1,500 + VAT

Charges can vary according to the number of those attending the event. 

Confirmation of a booking must be received by the Royal Naval Museum in writing, together with a deposit of 15% of the total hire charge.  An invoice for the balance of the hire charge will be sent to the customer shortly after the date of the function. 

Cheques made payable to RNM Functions Ltd.

Cancellation Confirmation of cancellation of any function must be in writing with as much notice as possible. The Royal Naval Museum reserves the right to retain a deposit paid if less than one month’s notice is given.

Royal Naval Museum Special Events

Each year the Museum raises much-needed funds in order to assist in its work of preserving and presenting the history of the Royal Navy by hosting a Trafalgar Night Dinner and Patrick O’Brian Weekends.  Both events have proved to be extremely successful.

For further information please complete the Booking Enquiry Form or contact us here:

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