Oregon Museum of Science and Industry




Nestled against the east bank of the Willamette River directly south of downtown Portland, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) offers a singular, yet elegant wedding venue that is sure to make an impression on guests! This non-profit museum offers one-of-a-kind settings for your big day, ranging from the sleek and contemporary to the quirky and fun. The main lobby is a popular backdrop for large receptions, making a distinct impression with its wide open floor plan, sky high ceilings, and sleek exposed rafters. Theory offers an airy venue for your gathering, complete with sleek furnishings, classic wood accents, and a gracious fireplace (say nothing of the gorgeous waterfront and skyline views). Want to move the celebration outdoors? Dine beneath an airy white tent on the stone courtyard. No matter where you decide to spend your perfect night, the incredible catering team will provide your party with seasonally-inspired dishes that will force your taste buds to stand up and take notice! Between the incredible food and the spectacular spaces, your guests are sure to be talking about your OMSI wedding for years to come!

Venue Style



Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Reception: 160 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,800 to $3,000 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. This is a reception only venue and there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. Please inquire with venue for holiday rental rates.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is estimated at between $7,800 and $10,080 for a reception only for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight