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Science Center of Iowa

401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway
Des Moines, IA
Services: Venues | Login to save vendor
(515) 274-6868

About Us

The sky's the limit for your upcoming wedding! SCI's facility rental program offers competitive rates, unique rental experiences and flexible menu options with professional, full-service catering. From a ceremony under the stars in the Star Theater planetarium to cocktail hour in our hands-on exhibits and beyond, contact us to learn more about hosting your event at SCI!


Michael Beall

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5 out of 5
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  • The science center was great. We had our ceremony in the star theater which was absolutely beautiful. And they were very accommodating and easy to work with.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 2,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 2,000.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, Clean Up, Event Planning, Lighting/Sound, Set Up

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 30.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

    400

    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

    10

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

    15

    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Museum

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Preferred Vendors Only, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, June, July, August, September, October, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, May, November



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