About Our Venue

Located in central London, the Museum is available for venue hire, photoshoots and filming (within Covid restrictions). Please email us providing more information about your project and to discuss availability by completed this Booking Enquiry Form.

The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret is a Grade II Listed church built in 1703 and it contains the oldest Operating Theatre in Europe dating from 1822. The Museum’s historic interiors make it one of the most unique venues available in central London.

Why Choose the Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret:

  • As a registered charity you will be making a valuable contribution to our historical and community work
  • With us you are guaranteed an authentic experience in a unique location
  • The museum is centrally located and easily accessible by public transport
  • You can enjoy exclusive evening hire of the entire museum and access to our collections
  • We have a dedicated and creative events team to help you deliver a memorable occasion 

All income generated from Venue Hire helps support the Museum and ensures we can keep operating for future generations.

Venue Hire Information

£250 per hour

Build your own event! Choose from the customisable menu of options. Minimum of x2 hours booking for x1 hour event to include set up and take down.

  • Maximum x58 people (+ x2 staff members on site)
  • Exclusive access to Museum and historical collection
  • Availability every day, except Friday & Saturday
  • + Wine £5.50 per person 
  • + Nibbles, crisps, nuts £1 per person
  • + Coffee / Tea / Biscuits £2 per person
  • + Catering (to include wine and waiter service) = between £39.00 – £81.00 per person 
  • + Victorian Surgery Demonstration + Talk (approx. 45 minutes) = £60

Please read the full Venue Hire Information details here.

Complete the Booking Enquiry Form here.

Photoshoots & Filming Information

£250 per hour

Looking for a location for your next project?

  • Maximum numbers dependent on requirements and social distancing guidelines
  • Exclusive access to Museum and historical collection
  • Availability every day, except Friday & Saturday
  • Tea and coffee included for staff and crew

Please read the full Photoshoots & Filming Information details here.

Complete the Booking Enquiry Form here.


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VIP Private Tour

£150 per tour

Our VIP guided private tour with our in house historical expert Dr. Monica Walker will give you exclusive access to the Museum, and makes an ideal gift or as part of a trip to London.

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Groups

£250 per group

These educational sessions are ideal for schools (primary and secondary), Further Education Colleges, Universities and Special Interest Groups looking to learn more about Victorian Surgery.

  • Maximum x40 people (including teachers/group leaders)
  • 1.5 hours in length
  • Includes our popular Victorian Surgery Demonstration Talk (45 minutes)
  • Sessions can be booked Mon-Thurs, 10.30am, 12.30pm or 2.30pm
  • Complete the Booking Enquiry Form here.