Seymour Marine Discovery Center

Monterey/Carmel Valley



Take advantage of the breathtaking views of Monterey Bay at the Seymour Marine Center for your special celebration. With two unique spots to create unforgettable memories, each room showcases the unmatched scenery of this beautiful location with grassy cliffs plunging into the deep blue of the Pacific Ocean. With a private deck that juts out onto the bluff, La Feliz Room leaves plenty of space to share your big day next to the sparkling ocean water. For larger parties, the Exhibit Hall can be opened up to combine three spacious rooms to allow you to showcase a panoramic view of the marine surroundings and enjoy the seaside experience. For spectacular sunsets and memorable photo opportunities, the Seymour Marine Center has everything you would need to tie the knot.

Venue Style

Museum/Gallery, Ocean/Waterfront View, Beach, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 125 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

La Feliz can be rented from 10AM-11PM, or 5-11PM for weddings, and the Exhibit Hall/Shipwreck Deck can be rented after 5PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $2,800. There are two available spaces, the La Feliz room with an outside side deck, which can hold up to 100 people. There is also another space called the Exhibit Hall which can hold up to 200 people. With the rental of the Exhibit Hall, it comes with the back deck, Shipwreck Deck. This is the deck that people have their outside ceremonies on with a view of the ocean. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required. Additionally, a $250 down payment is required to book the date of the event.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Seymour Marine Discovery Center is estimated at between $6,715 and $17,233 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


BYO, Choose from List



Amenities Included

Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Public parking
100 Chairs, 16, 6' foot tables, and 12 cocktail tables

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM
No rice, birdseed, glitter, confetti, or outside balloons