The Mariners' Museum

Indoor and outdoor spaces, BYO, Valet parking

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Starting at $5,929 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $5k for 50 Guests
Starting at $5k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 200

Starting price

5K$ to start


Front Lawn, Grand Entry Hall & Patio, and Main Lobby
Front Lawn, Grand Entry Hall & Patio, and Main Lobby
South Courtyard and Huntington & Anna Room
South Courtyard and Huntington & Anna Room


Event Center


Every love story is unique. We believe your wedding day should be the same. The Mariners' Museum and Park, located in Newport News, Virginia, offers a collection of venues for any taste and occasion. An elegant courtyard, a lakeside overlook, a private banquet room, and a beautiful hill on the riverfront are only a small part of what our incredibly versatile site has to offer. Our Sales Team is dedicated to giving you the VIP experience you deserve while helping you arrange the ideal setting for your special day. From sophisticated to whimsical, for 50 guests or 300, you're sure to find the perfect space here at the Museum and our surrounding 550-acre Park. Contact the Sales Team today and we’ll be happy to set up a complimentary tour, so we can start turning those ideas into reality.

Venue Notes

We offer two packages for rental spaces. Our packages begin at $1,700 for a weekday (Monday-Thursday) and $3,200 for a weekend (Friday-Sunday). Additional hours can be added to the Starboard Package for a fee of $300/hr. A refundable security deposit of $300 is required. Please inquire with the Sales Team for more information. Tables and chairs (along with their setup and breakdown) is included in the rental fee.

Amenities And Requirements


Dance floor
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Outdoor lighting
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up


- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- BYO alcohol- Choose from a list for catering- General liability insurance required- Music must end by 11:00PM- No live flame, glitter, birdseed, rice, smoke, fog, etc.- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- Smoking outside only