Museum rental

The Science Museum of Western Virginia is the perfect place to hold large or small events of any type. We are located right in the heart of Downtown Roanoke so guests from all over can easily gather in one center location. With competitive pricing and a maximum capacity of over 800 people, the museum is an exciting choice to host your next event.

Birthdays | corporate events | weddings

Specifics and availability

What we offer when you rent the museum floor:

  • Floor space for up to 850 people
  • A choice of rental spaces for your specific needs
  • Unlimited use of our exhibits
  • Space for a band or DJ booth
  • Tables, chairs and linens available (additional charges may apply)
  • Permittance of food and alcohol (must organize your own catering and hold an ABC licence for alcohol sales)
  • Onsite staff during event to help with all your needs

We make stuff happen! Just ask and we will always do our best to make sure you have exactly what you desire for your event.


To get more information or to make a booking contact our Manager of Visitor Services, Mae Early Wilmer, at or 540.342.5718.