Ever wonder how to turn science into an affair?
Create Your One-of-a-Kind Event in Charlotte’s Most Unique Venue
Winner of the 2018 “Venue of the Year” award from the National Association of Catering and Events, Discovery Place Science offers creative, intelligent and fun spaces for your event rental. From bar mitzvahs to banquets and wedding receptions to corporate retreats, the Museum’s unique setting ensures a successful event every time.
Whether you need one meeting room with smart technology or a party space on all three Museum levels, our experienced staff will take care of all the details to create a customized experience.
Rental fees include:
• Standard AV equipment
• Seated tables, high-top cocktail tables, chairs
• Set-up and breakdown of Museum equipment
• Museum admission (evening rentals)
• Manager, Special Events to help with planning a successful event
Rental includes all three levels of the Museum plus access to exhibitions (please inquire about our upcoming exhibition schedule). A full Museum rental is the top choice in Charlotte for conferences and large company parties. *Please note the IMAX Dome Theatre is not included in the rental.
The Museum’s award-winning World Alive exhibition featuring the Aquarium and three-story Rainforest make Level 1 ideal for cocktail receptions, smaller seated dinners or team building activities. Please note that Discovery Theatre access is not included with a standard rental but may be added.
One of the most vibrant and interactive locations in the Museum, Level 2 is packed with ever-changing exhibitions and experiences. The options are endless for ways to program an unforgettable event. We suggest adding on an animal program or live science demonstration for a fun and dynamic experience.
The new Level 3 exhibition space includes hands-on experiences and the Thinker Space lab (pictured above). It’s a perfect space lively cocktails or a festive celebration.
Windows on Tryon
Arguably one of the best meeting locations in the Charlotte, Windows on Tryon offers the latest in technology in a bright open space sure to inspire innovation and collaboration. Plus, your guests have direct access to the beautiful outdoor patio space nestled on Tryon St.
Perfect space for presentations, speakers and discussion panels. Discovery Theatre offers exceptional audio/visual capabilities in a comfortable state-of-the-art environment. Options also include screening your own pre-approved film.
Capacity: 200 seated
Accenture IMAX Dome Theatre
With its unique and giant dome screen, The Accenture Dome Theatre offers and unparalleled immersive experience. Note: the rental includes the space with seating for up to 280 people; additional fees may apply depending on the film selected.
Discovery Place Education Studio
A brand new facility on Discovery Place’s uptown campus, Discovery Place Education Studio has state-of-the-art meeting spaces perfect for brainstorms, breakout sessions or group discussions.