Please contact the Museum’s Special Events team for detailed pricing and information. Our team can also provide you with a facility rental brochure which lists prices, capacities, rooms and our preferred catering list.
Yes, please contact Museum’s Special Events team to arrange a tour of our available spaces.
Yes, a select amount of tables/chairs are available. Please contact a Special Events team member for specific quantities based on the rental space
Yes, there is a 25% non-refundable deposit which is due at the time of contract signing.
Most of our spaces are available all day; however, some like the Rotunda or Dome are only available after 5 pm. Please contact the Museum’s Special Events team for further information.
We ask that events conclude by 11 pm. Please contact the Museum’s Special Events team for further information.
The Museum has a preferred catering list that we ask you to choose from for your event. If you decide to select a caterer not featured on the preferred catering list, an additional fee will apply.
Preferred caterers include:
The Museum has a preferred catering list, but other vendors are welcome. Please have your vendor contact the Museum’s Special Events team for policies.
Yes. The Museum has a stage available on a first come, first serve basis.
Yes, for an additional $500 the Foucault Pendulum can be removed during your special event. This adds to the maximum amount of guests that can attend an event in the Rotunda.
If the space is available, yes. If the space is unavailable, the Museum’s Special Events team will find a suitable alternative for your rehearsal.
Yes, alcohol is allowed in all of our rental spaces. The Museum’s preferred caterers can assist you with staffing and stocking a bar, and will also provide the ABC license for the event.
The Museum includes a certain amount of security guards for your event. If it is deemed that further security is necessary, either by the client or the Science Museum of Virginia, the client is responsible for the additional expenditure.