Museum of Life and Science

Indoor and outdoor spaces, BYO, Valet parking

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Starting at $10,892 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $10k for 50 Guests
Starting at $10k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 180

Starting price

11K$ to start






Get married with an idyllic Butterfly Conservatory back drop, enjoy cocktail hour in the garden, and dance the night away in one of our many exhibits. Invite your guests to take a ride on the Ellerbe Creek railway or to enjoy a liquid nitrogen margarita. The opportunities are endless for a wedding as unique as you and your partner at the Museum of Life and Science!

Venue Notes

Wedding packages begin at $4,200.00 that include the following: four hours of venue rental space, complimentary hour of set up and clean up, standard cleaning fee, Museum staff, venue coordinator (for logistical coordination with vendors and set up), limited tables and chairs from MLS inventory, 1 hour day-of access prior to the event to our 84-acre campus for photographs. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required. Please inquire with venue for all customizable package options.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Coat check room
Day-of coordinator
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Outdoor lighting
Overnight accommodations available
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up


- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer- All evening events can begin no earlier than 6:30PM- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Beer and wine only- Choose from a list for catering- Music must end by 1:00AM- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- No smoking- Venue must approve all decorations- Wedding coordinator required