Our spaces

Rental Spaces

We feature an array of indoor and outdoor spaces suitable for weddings, corporate functions and private events. Our customizable packages allow you to rent one space, multiple spaces or the whole museum.

Reception Spaces

We offer four attractive museum spaces for groups of up to 250. Imagine your event in our dramatic six-story Promenade with picture-perfect views of North Coast Harbor and an inviting outdoor patio just steps away.

Enjoy a breathtaking view of Lake Erie and downtown Cleveland from our airy mezzanine. If you prefer, our spacious second level boasts easy access to our exhibits and a deck overlooking the water.  If you like to be in the heart of it all, our main lobby affords views of downtown and the harbor as well as deck access.

Meeting Spaces

We can accommodate small business gatherings, large annual meetings and anything in between. Our Executive Boardroom offers a quiet retreat for a meeting or brain-storming session for up to 12 people. Reinberger Auditorium holds up to 200 people theater-style and offers full audio-visual and conferencing capabilities. For something out of the ordinary, try our Demo Lab with room for up to 100. Situated on our most active exhibit floor, the Demo Lab is sure to invigorate any meeting.

Outdoor Spaces

Whether you’re looking for a corporate barbecue, a birthday luau or a beautiful location for a wedding ceremony, we have just the space. Our two decks and one harbor-level patio offer striking views of the Steamship William G. Mather, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and all of the bustling activity on North Coast Harbor. Our lawn spaces make a great site for a company picnic. 

Take a Tour

Call our special events manager for a personal tour of our rental spaces. Call 216-696-4941 to set up your appointment.

Something Different

Looking for a really unusual setting for your next event? We've got spaces that will delight your guests.

Steamship William G. Mather

What’s more impressive than hosting your next event on a historic Great Lakes flagship? From private dining rooms for eight, to cargo hold receptions for up to 100 or more, the historic William G. Mather provides an unforgettable venue for your special event. Due to its historic nature, the William G. Mather is not handicapped accessible.


If you’re looking to make a big impact, nothing grabs attention quite like our giant domed OMNIMAX Theater. With seating for 300 and a film library of over 25 titles, the OMNIMAX Theater is sure to excite and inspire your audience. The theater is also ideal for evening lectures and special presentations.

Science Center Exhibits

You can’t visit the Science Center without experiencing our amazing hands-on exhibits. You and your group can explore the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, experiment with science phenomena and discover the fascinating world of biomedical technology.