Carpathia Room

About this space

Designed by Oliver, Leeson and Wood in 1899, the Carpathia room is a wonderful space with original Art-Deco period featured. This unique room is home to period wood panelled walls and stained glass windows, creating a charming atmosphere. This room is based in the heart of the museum, surrounded by exciting exhibitions of maritime and local history.

This charming and unique space is ideal for ceremonies for up to 30 guests.

For couples choosing to stay with us after the ceremony, you can choose from a variety of galleries for your drinks reception. For couples choosing to stay with us for your wedding breakfast or evening reception, the Great Hall, our magical art-deco space at the top of the museum, can accommodate up to 350 guests.


Ceremony Wedding breakfast Evening reception 
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Our dedicated and flexible events team will work with you to produce the perfect menu for your special day. Whether you choose us for your wedding breakfast, evening buffet, or a canapé and drinks reception only after your ceremony, we will ensure every aspect of your day is just how you imagined it.

Our award winning caterers can work with you to produce a bespoke menu, or you can choose your meal, buffet or canapés from one our fabulous menus below.

Download our wedding breakfast menu

If you would like to discuss your ideas with our team, please get in touch.

Contact us

To find out more about hiring Discovery Museum please contact us on:

Telephone: (0844) 856 1074

Email: and state that you're interested in hiring a space at Discovery Museum.*

Address: Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA

*Your event enquiry will go directly to our catering and events concession Sodexo Prestige.