MUSEUM RENTAL

Whether a wedding, reunion, or corporate retreat, the Science Museum offers your event one of the most unique settings in the Roanoke Valley. Treat your guests to a private evening in the museum. Play the night away among our one-of-a-kind exhibits. Enjoy your special day to the fullest!

We can accommodate events large or small. Let’s explore the variety of options for your night at the museum! Contact us at 540.342.5721 or cbrooks@smwv.org to start planning your event.

 

4th Floor Galleries

$500 per rental.
Capacity: 500 standing.

The 4th Floor galleries include the Healthy Earth gallery, Healthy Bodies gallery, and the Living River & Touch Tank. If you’re planning to have music at your event, we have an excellent spot for a small band or DJ on this floor.

Requires two (2) museum attendants.

 

5th Floor Galleries

$600 per rental.
Capacity: 300 standing.

The 5th floor galleries include the How It Works gallery, Maker Lab, Toy Joy, and The Bubble, our multisensory play space for our younger guests. These galleries are a great place for playful exploration!

Requires one (1) museum attendant.

 

Hidden Garden only

$300 per rental.
Capacity: 125 standing.

Situated on our 5th floor, the glass-ceilinged garden is home to eggs, caterpillars, chrysalises, adult butterflies, and a variety of plants. Its presentation area makes for the perfect wedding altar and the area outside the garden is an excellent space for a small cocktail reception.

Requires one (1) museum attendant.

How to Schedule:
Please contact us at 540.342.5721 or cbrooks@smwv.org. 50% deposit, with balance due 30 days prior to event.

Alcohol allowed (ABC permit required). Extra security may be needed for multi-floor use, alcohol on premises, or for a large number of guests. Caterer of your choice is permitted or references can be provided. Proof of insurance required. Museum members receive a 5% discount on the listed rates.