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The Miami Science Museum offers a great venue for receptions, parties, meetings, company picnics and celebrations for your business, family or friends. Hands-on exhibits, live animals and Plantarium adventures make the perfect backdrop for your group to break the ice and have fun that’s not just for kids! Please contact our Events Department at 305-646-4203 or events@miamisci.org for information on event rentals. Site visits and walk-thrus by appointment only.

  • Groups from 10 to 1,000 people
  • Theater with stage and seating for up to 243 people
  • Meeting and classroom spaces
  • Video conferencing for small and large groups
  • Onsite equipment rental and technical support
  • Your choice of Caterer and Event Planner
  • Centrally located and on Metrorail line
  • Free, convenient parking

The staff at the Miami Science Museum delights in providing a unique and stimulating environment for special events.

Reserve your event date using our Online Event Reservation Form.

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Choose from the following areas for more information:


Museum Main Gallery

Description:
Primary Museum exhibits gallery featuring national traveling exhibitions, which change every three to six months. These exhibitions often serve as a unique backdrop for any event.

Uses:
Your guests have the opportunity to partake in the hands-on exhibits, which encourages conversation, interaction and a good time. Portable, temporary bars and food stations can be set up in different locations. Buffet stations and/or passed hors d’oeuvres work well in this space.

Capacity/Size:
200 - 800 guests using full gallery: varies according to exhibition on display, 5,000-10,000sq ft


Grand Lobby

Description:
Central and open space ideal for receptions, announcements and pre-assembly activities. The centerpiece of the Lobby is the globe from the original Pan American World Airways Seaplane base at Dinner Key in Coconut Grove, now home to Miami City Hall.

Uses:
Provides an excellent backdrop for business and social receptions, often used by groups before going into a Theater program, the Museum Galleries or a sit-down dinner in the Space Gallery. Portable, temporary bars and food stations can be set up or refreshments can be passed.

Size:
3,042 square feet

Capacity/Size:
Up to 150 for a reception, 3,042 sq ft


Theater & Multimedia

Description:
Our 243-tiered seating theater is complete with stage, control booth, multimedia capacities, digital projector, wired for computer-based presentations and videoconferences.

Uses:
Used for science theater presentations for the visiting public, lectures, public forums and meetings. This room is especially ideal for presentations with audio-visual or computer-based enhancements. Slide projectors, overhead projectors, LCD projectors, laptop computers, microphones, VCRs and podium are available from the Museum. Theater is also utilized for movie screenings, plays, comedy shows, forums, trainings and seminars.

Capacity/Size:
243 seats, stage and backstage.


Planetarium Dome

Description:
In addition to serving as the Icon for the Institution, the newly refurbished Planetarium Dome, presents shows throughout the day, every day and is equipped with sound system, 3 large screen TV’s, video and slide projectors.

Uses:
Star and Laser shows. Ideal for large meetings, lectures, conferences and concerts under the stars.

Capacity/Size:
231 Seats, 3,370 square feet


Space Gallery

Description:
Adjacent to the planetarium, this multipurpose area continues with a space theme and is a great room for practically everything! This room has the ability to feature video presentations on a large 25 foot screen or 10 foot screen. With an added convenience of a back entrance for easy door to door set up.

Uses:
Meetings, Receptions, Dances, Sit-Down Dinners, Fundraisers, Fashion Shows, Concerts, Forums, Lectures, Workshops

Size & Capacity:
Hosts up to 225 for a reception or 150 for a sit-down dinner, 2,500 square feet


Meeting Rooms and Party Spaces

Description:
Variable capacity for receptions, classrooms, parties and meeting room spaces. Can be set to your specifications whether for a business or social function.

Uses:
Used for classes, lectures, workshops, business lunches, seminars and parties.

Size & Capacity:
Accommodates 15 – 60 guests, Classroom A/B: 1,328 sq. ft., Classroom C/D: 565 sq. ft.


Computer Labs

The Intel Lab is a great room for small group conference, meetings or trainings.

Videoconferencing can be set up in the Intel Lab or in a number of other locations in the building. Dual 27-inch monitors can be set up or a 60-inch projection screen can be used. Large-screen projection for bigger groups is available in the Theater, which has tiered seating for up to 235 participants, with full stage, projection, lighting and sound capabilities, fully ADA compliant.


When thinking of MiaSci as a venue to host your next event, consider our following galactic amenities:

  • Accommodations for groups from 10 to 1,000 guests
  • Onsite equipment rental and technical support
  • Centrally located & on Metrorail line
  • Free, convenient parking
  • Friendly staff ensuring 1st class service
  • Unlike other venues, clients can bring in their own caterers, bar attendees, rentals, etc.
  • Flexible event hours
  • The charm, history and uniqueness of being in a science museum
  • Public WiFi access

Please contact our Events Department at 305-646-4203 or events@miamisci.org for information on event rentals.

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