Weddings, we have them 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.   Choose to host your rehearsal dinner, ceremony or reception in one of our exhibit galleries, outdoor decks or Promenade level. 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

It's time to wow your guests. Our ceremony and reception package includes your choice of our outdoor decks or harbor level patio for ceremony location, 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 exhibit gallery for a cocktail hour, our Promenade atrium for the reception, table and chair rentals, parking 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. Choose from one of our catering packages or our chef can create a custom menu to wow your guests. Price includes space for a one-hour ceremony, five-hour reception and parking.


Catering is provided by our exclusive in-house caterer. For more information, call 216-696-4881 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.

Interested in learning more or booking a site visit with our Special Events Manager? Request more information

Wedding Photos

Wedding Photos


Click here to see pictures of previous wedding ceremonies and receptions held at Great Lakes Science Center!