The way we see it a museum is never JUST a museum. All those exciting possibilities. Some of the most versatile meeting and function spaces are within museums and in particular motorsports museums. In this post we are going to share 3 of our favourites in the UK:
Beaulieu, New Forest, Hampshire
The first thing one thinks about when Beaulieu is mentioned is the famous motor museum, but it also stands in huge grounds and boasts some beautiful historical venues. The museum itself offers an unusual venue for events of up to 1000 guests with the possibility of hosting dinner around the fantastic historic cars. But if you are looking for something more traditional, you should consider Palace House, the 16th century ancestral home of Lord Montagu that lends itself perfectly to elegant dinners. If that wasn’t enough, should you need some truly big space, the grounds of the museum and house will hold hundreds of guests. Don’t worry about parking – there is more than enough; and don’t worry about finding the venue – it’s is very well signposted from the motorway and all the main roads.
Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon, Warwickshire
The Heritage Motor Centre houses the largest collection of British heritage motor cars in the world. Opened in 1993, the modern building is Art deco style and has a dedicated conference and exhibition suite accommodating up to 600 delegates. it also boasts 3 dedicated lecture rooms and function space with lots of daylight and views over the Warwickshire countryside. One of the most exciting things about the heritage Motor Centre is the range of add-on activities that delegates can enjoy in conjunction with your event. Delegates can take a museum tour, have the Landrover experience or do sporting activities outside such as clay pigeon shooting or archery.
Mercedes-Benz World, Weybridge
Slick, modern and stylish, Mercedes-Benz World is something unique and special. It is a super-modern venue with a strong focus on motorsports and in particular Mercedes-Benz. Adjacent to the centre is a purpose-built racing track where delegates can let off steam at high speed. The whole venue sits on the site of the old Brooklands Racing Circuit – very exciting for motorsports enthusiasts. if you need accommodation for your delegates, the contemporary 4 star deluxe Brooklands Hotel is next door.
You have no excuse to put up with a dull, grey meeting room – call us now on 0333 355 0845 for some more suggestions for thrilling and inspirational venues for your next event.
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