We have Weddings Down to a Science!

Create a day to remember in a one-of-a-kind setting. From an intimate gathering to a grand celebration, we can make your big day truly special. Our outstanding catering service, customizable packages, unique add-ons and beautiful views will make for a magical day that you and your guests will never forget.

  • Dramatic waterfront six-story atrium
  • Unique indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Spectacular views of downtown Cleveland and Lake Erie
  • Ideal for receptions, wedding ceremonies and rehearsal dinners
  • In-house catering with menus ranging from traditional to gourmet

Ceremony and Reception Rental

Planning to have your reception at Great Lakes Science Center? Why not get married here, too? Have your ceremony on one of our outdoor terraces or harbor level patio. Each offers stunning views of North Coast Harbor. If you prefer a more sweeping vista, our cityscape lawn affords beautiful views of the Cleveland skyline. We also offer unique settings inside the Science Center. Price includes space for a one-hour ceremony and one-hour rehearsal the day before your wedding.

Reception Rental

Our reception package includes your choice of an exhibit gallery for a cocktail hour, our promenade for the reception, table & chair rentals and more! Want to combine spaces or rent the entire museum? No problem. We’re happy to work with you to create a custom package that meets your needs. Discounted pricing is available for weddings October – April.

Ceremony Rental

If you’re having your reception elsewhere, but you’d like to get married at Great Lakes Science Center, you’re in luck. We offer a ceremony-only package.


Catering is provided by our exclusive in-house caterer, ARAMARK. For more information, call 216-696-3379 or get details here.


Great Lakes Science Center has an attached 500-car parking garage which provides easy access to the Science Center through an enclosed connector. Self-parking and valet options are available. Please note that separate parking fees apply. However, if your facility rental package is $3,000 or more, guest parking is complimentary.