A timeless venue for your special event
Whole building rentals
A full-museum rental can accommodate 600 guests for a standing reception, 120 for buffet dining, and 150 for seated dining. Guests have access to the museum’s permanent galleries, as well as beautiful Horizon Hall.
Horizon Hall features floor-to-ceiling windows and a grand staircase, perfect for amazing photos. This elegant, expansive space can be configured in a variety of ways depending on your event.
Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium
Our digital planetarium offers a unique event space accommodating 120 guests in tiered theater seating for a lecture, planetarium show or the perfect spot to get married under the stars, rain or shine.
Ruth and John Huss Observation Deck
You can hold your event beneath the stars on the museum’s observation deck, allowing guests to explore the sky with our high-powered telescopes.