The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

20110th St. West, Bradenton, FL
Typically Responds within 24 hours
Capacity: 225 people

About The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

As the largest natural and cultural history museum on Florida's Gulf Coast, The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature offers engaging exhibits as well as educational programs that interpret the scientific and cultural knowledge of Florida, the world, and our universe. In addition to permanent exhibits, the Museum features a constantly changing lineup of temporary exhibitions - offering something new to discover with each visit! The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature is the place to host your next event. Whether it’s an enchanted wedding in the open-air Courtyard, a corporate retreat in the Boardroom or a party with the planets in The Planetarium - there are many unique and flexible spaces to accommodate an intimate or larger event. Debuting in 2019 are new modern spaces with stunning architectural features and beautiful glass walls. They are technologically equipped, making them perfect for meetings or classes.

Package Pricing

North Hall
Attendees: 100 max | $500 /event
Pricing for all event types
West Hall
Attendees: 100 max | $500 /event
Pricing for parties and meetings only
Planetarium Lobby
Attendees: 70 max | $550 - $750 /event
Pricing for parties and meetings only
Riverside Plaza
Attendees: 400 max | $1,125 - $1,500 /event
Pricing for weddings and parties only
Mosaic Backyard Universe
Attendees: 50 max | $1,500 - $2,000 /event
Pricing for all event types
South Courtyard
Attendees: 225 max | $1,500 - $2,000 /event
Pricing for weddings and parties only
Planetarium Theater and Lobby
Attendees: 110 max | $2,000 - $2,500 /event
Pricing for all event types
Discovery Place Classroom
Attendees: 50 max | $100 /hour
Pricing for parties and meetings only
Flexible Meeting Room
Attendees: 50 max | $100 /hour
Pricing for parties and meetings only
Jeanie Kirkpatrick Boardroom
Attendees: 50 max | $100 /hour
Pricing for parties and meetings only

Event Spaces

The Courtyard
The Jeanie Kirkpatrick Boardroom
The Planetarium Lobby
The Planetarium Theater
Venue Types
Amenities
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Waterview
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 225