Science Museum Oklahoma Event Rentals

Facility and Event Rentals

Tired of the same boring ballroom or conference room?

Give your guests an experience to remember at Science Museum Oklahoma!

Science Museum Oklahoma is an award-winning venue that offers a variety of event spaces that can meet the needs of a staff retreat for 40 or a formal dinner for 500. Let us take care of the details that will take your event from ordinary to extraordinary! With items like discounted admission, live science demonstrations, Kirkpatrick Planetarium shows, garden tours and more, the options are nearly limitless.

Event space is available during and after normal museum hours.

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For more information or to book a tour of our event spaces, email events@sciencemuseumok.org or call (405) 602-3684.

SMO Conventions South Reader's Choice Award Seal

Award-Winning Venue

Science Museum Oklahoma was recognized with a 2019 Reader’s Choice Award as a top venue for special events in Oklahoma City by the publishers, editors and readers of ConventionSouth, a national multimedia resource for event planning. SMO was one of just ten winners in Oklahoma and the only cultural institution recognized in the state!

Science Floor at Science Museum Oklahoma

Full Museum Packages

Have the museum all to yourself! A variety of after-hours packages are available with experiences that include staffed exhibits, Kirkpatrick Planetarium and Science Live shows, and live, interactive demonstration tables facilitated by museum staff. There is a 100-person minimum for renting the entire museum.

Event Rental Space at Science Museum Oklahoma

Atrium

With its wide open spaces, peaked glass roof, and 20' video art installation, the Atrium can accommodate a wide variety of events. This is the main entrance to the museum and offers an elegant setting for a cocktail reception after operating hours. The Atrium can accommodate 100 guests for a standing reception or 80 for a plated or buffet meal and may be rented independently or in concert with other spaces.

Event Rental Auditorium at Science Museum Oklahoma

Auditorium

Home to our famous Science Live show, this space is also available for private rentals on a limited basis. The theater seats 490 people comfortably and there's not a bad seat in the house! Your guests will be met with a full stage, multiple projection screens, and commercial sound and lighting in an elegant setting. The rental fee includes a lighting and sound technician — the only thing you have to focus on is your presentation.

Event Rental Space at Science Museum Oklahoma

Mezzanine

Let your inner-child run wild on the mezzanine in Big Game Theory! Featuring favorite childhood games but in gigantic scale, this space may be rented with or without games and can seat up to 500 for dinner or 800 for a standing reception. As this is an active gallery, this space is only available after operating hours.

Gardens Event Rental Space at Science Museum Oklahoma

Gardens

The museum's gardens, made up of native and Oklahoma-proven plants, are a serene and scenic space for a cocktail reception or small ceremony. Our ever-changing gardens are best enjoyed in the spring, summer and fall, and are ideal for intimate, after-hours events. Our event coordinator will work with you to ensure a secondary event space is available in the event of rain. The SMO Gardens can accommodate up to 50 people for a standing reception or with theater seating.

The Flight Deck event space at Science Museum Oklahoma

The Flight Deck

Nestled in our aviation gallery and with comfortable space for up to 40 people for a plated or buffet meal, 55 for a standing reception, or 50 for a theater seating, this is the perfect spot for your next meeting! The Flight Deck is close to Pavlov's Café and our gardens in case your group needs a short break from the day's activities.

Goldman Room at Science Museum Oklahoma

Goldman Room

One of our largest spaces, the Goldman Room can be configured for large meetings and small events. This space has full AV capabilities with a ceiling-mounted projector, projection screen and both lapel and wireless mics available. The Goldman Room comfortably accommodates up to 175 people for a standing reception, 140 for a plated meal, 125 for a buffet meal, or 175 in theater seating.

Event Rental Space at Science Museum Oklahoma

Mind Games Gallery

Treat your guests to an immersive experience in our Mind Games gallery. Mind Games is home to a collection of art and exhibits featuring optical illusions. This space can be configured in numerous ways and can easily accommodate 150 for dinner or 200 for a standing reception. As this is an active gallery, this space is only available after operating hours.

Science Museum Oklahoma Event Rentals

Science Floor

The museum's Science Floor is a unique banquet space for groups large and small — few decorations are needed with the backdrop of our diverse collection of hands-on exhibits. The Science Floor can accommodate 200 people for dinner and up to 350 for a standing reception. Science Floor rentals are available as part of full museum packages and are available after operating hours only.

Event Rental Space at Science Museum Oklahoma

smART Space

Indulge your guests' passion for art and science in our art galleries. Located upstairs, this sophisticated space offers sweeping views of our new atrium and is stunning day and night. smART Space is ideal for intimate gatherings and cocktail receptions and can easily accommodate 150 guests with buffet tables and a bar.

Event Rental Space at Science Museum Oklahoma

Lunchroom

The museum's Lunchroom space is ideal for large, informal events like company picnics. The museum's lunchroom can seat 575 people.

Ready to tour our event spaces?

Contact Nikkole Hill, Corporate and Event Sales Coordinator
(405) 602-3684
events@sciencemuseumok.org