Liberty Science Center

North Jersey



As a premier science museum set in beautiful Liberty State Park, Liberty Science Center is an inspired choice for brides who desire a unique ceremony or reception. A contemporary space, the Liberty Science Center offers both indoor and outdoor options, including the spacious lawn and outdoor decks overlooking the Hudson River. Situated in the gorgeous park with the famous New York City skyline as the backdrop, the lawn presents you with limitless planning options on your big day. A wedding celebration can take place at the PSE&G Court. This bright, modern space features artwork and the original 18-foot Hoberman Sphere. The cool color palette and beautiful terrazzo floors compliment will complement any décor perfectly! If you are planning a lavish wedding, you could also use the Governors Hall, a free flowing space that can be transformed to your liking. Finally, the Observation Tower is an impressive location for cocktail hour or an intimate reception. A pyramid of glass set atop Liberty Science Center’s 170-foot-high tower encloses one of the most dramatic private rooms in the greater New York – New Jersey area with breathtaking 360-degree panoramic views of Liberty State Park, New York City, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island.

Venue Style

Event Center, Museum/Gallery, City/Skyline View, Outdoor, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 700 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 120 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 700 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 900 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up can start an hour after the Center closes to the public. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $2,250 to $9,000 for ceremony and from $4,500 to $16,500 for a reception. The venue allows for 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is an additional fee of $240 for ceremony set up. There is a separate facility rental rate for a cocktail reception space.
Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $1000/hr. Please inquire with venue wedding coordinator for more details.


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Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Coat check room
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Venue must approve all decorations
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 2:00AM
No glitter, confetti, balloons, etc.