Facility Rentals

Kaleideum Downtown and North offers a variety of venues to make your special event a resounding success. From weddings and receptions to birthday parties and business retreats, Kaleideum is an idyllic environment to bring your special occasion to life!

If you are interested in renting Kaleideum Downtown or Kaleideum North, please contact Precious Brayboy at pbrayboy@kaleideum.org.

Kaleideum North

Rent the Entire North Museum

Rate: $5,000 (up to 6 hrs) 

  • Looking for an unusual venue for a party, wedding reception, or corporate gathering?  Give your guests the fascinating “hands-on” experience at Kaleideum North!
  • Multiple locations for caterers to set up reception, bar, and hors d’oeuvres stations to encourage guests to stroll through Kaleideum North..
  • Excludes Planetarium and park.
Museum First Floor

Rate: $2,500 (up to six hrs)

Picnic Area

Rate: $50 per hour (minimum of two hours)

  • Reserve the entire picnic area for any occasion.
  • 12 picnic tables available, seating for up to 75 people.
Lecture Hall

Rate: $100 per hour

  • This room provides a comfortable conference style setting.
  • Includes: 35 upholstered chairs and/or 50 folding chairs and six 8′ wooden tables and 10 6′ plastic tables.
  • Many room set-ups available: Theater Style (75); Hollow Square (30); U-Shaped (35); and Conference Style (30).
  • Also available (upon request): podium, laser projector, screen, and microphones (hand held and lapel).
The Auditorium

Rate: $150 per hour

  • An intimate theater with exceptional acoustics.
  • Seating for up to 130.
  • Included in rental: stage, projection booth, and house sound system.
  • Available (upon request): podium, laser projector, screen, and microphones (hand held and lapel).
FoodWorks

Rate: $150/hr 

  • This 2,500 sq. ft. room (with high ceilings) has floor-to-ceiling windows that look out onto a patio.
  • Seating for up to 120 (15 rounds that seat eight).
  • Available (upon request): podium, laser projector, screen, and microphones (hand held and lapel).
Planetarium

Rate: $100 per show (if renting the Planetarium only, it’s $500 per hour with a minimum of 2 hrs)

  • With seating for 119, why not treat your guests to a planetarium show?
  • Choose from a variety of shows such as Night Sky Tour, Pink Floyd Laser Show, or many, many more.
Custom Gallery

Combine areas to make a custom entertainment/meeting area.

  • Great Hall & PhysicsWorks: $150/hr
  • FoodWorks & Great Hall: $200/hr
  • Great Hall, PhysicsWorks, FoodWorks $350/hr
  • Learning Lab 1 $100/hr
  • Learning Lab 2 $100/hr
  • Traveling Exhibit Hall $700/hr

We can put together special events for you such as a scavenger hunt for adults, children, or both, as well as provide a list of recommended caterers.

The per hour charge begins at the time setup begins (not at the time guests arrive.) We ask that the caterer to clean up after food service, but do not expect them to clean floors and bathrooms. Availability of galleries is dependent on current exhibition. Some restrictions apply. All fees are subject to change.

If your organization has 501c3 status, we offer a discount for non-profits.

Kaleideum Downtown

Available Spaces Include:

  • The entire Museum (two floors and all children’s exhibit areas): $3,000
  • First floor for the evening: $1,000
  • Under the Stars performance space, first floor: $150 per hour, minimum of two hours

We can put together special events for you such as a scavenger hunt for adults, children, or both, as well as provide a list of recommended caterers.

The per hour charge begins at the time setup begins (not at the time guests arrive.) We ask that the caterer to clean up after food service, but do not expect them to clean floors and bathrooms. Availability of galleries is dependent on current exhibition. Some restrictions apply. All fees are subject to change.

If your organization has 501c3 status, we offer a discount for non-profits.