The South Florida Museum

The South Florida Museum

201 10th Sreet West Bradenton, FL
Max Capacity: 225 people
South Florida Museum is the largest natural and cultural history museum on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The museum interprets the region from the Pleistocene to the present. Highlights include fossil evidence of Florida’s earliest mammals and marine species and the Montague Tallant collection of prehistoric and early post-contact archeological artifacts. The South Florida Museum offers a unique combination of aesthetic and practical amenities sure to make any event a memorable occasion, whether it is a corporate meeting, a black tie affair, or a wedding. The museum features event spaces such as The Spanish Plaza & Chapel, VIP Boardroom and Bishop Planetarium. Alone or in conjunction with the Spanish Plaza, guests receive VIP treatment in the air-conditioned VIP Boardroom with its private, underwater view of the Manatee Aquarium, and private restroom facilities.
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Package Pricing

Boardroom Rental Package Starting At $300

Attendees: 10-55 | $300 Per Event

Planetarium Lobby Rental Package

Attendees: 10-125 | $750 Per Event

Spanish Plaza Rental Package Starting At $1250

Attendees: 10-225 | $1,250 Per Event
Event Spaces
Boardroom
Chapel
Spanish Plaza
Recommendations
Location
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 225
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Proximity of Nearest Ski Area: Greater than 50 miles
Sarasota, FL  
Capacity: 150
Three beautiful ballrooms available for weddings, graduations, anniversaries, birthday parties, teen dance, receptions, concerts, etc. of any occasion. Each room has tables, chairs, dance floor, sound system, and tablecloths; all included. Outside food and alcohol permitted or use our own. We keep the price affordable and work with you. Price is based on number of attendees and the times of the event, from when to when, and the type of event.
Osprey, FL  
Capacity: 150
$750-$5,000 per event
Historic Spanish Point’s 30-acre bay front site is a stunning, memorable, and popular venue for weddings, private events & meetings.
Sarasota, FL  
Capacity: 100
$20 per person
$2,000 per event
The perfect Floridian venue for small to medium sized events. The Terrace accommodates groups from 20 to 120 in our upstairs space above the Surf Shack restaurant. The Surf Shack below can accommodate groups from 20 to 100. Our space features a beautiful full bar, rooftop dining with the best views of St Armand’s Circle, a Piano Bar with live entertainment and both indoor and outdoor seating. The Terrace balcony can accommodate parties of up to 50. This beautiful space is outdoor Florida at its best while our retractable roof and side panels give you comfort that regardless of the weather your special event will go on without a hitch. We have great features you would expect to make yours a perfect event: Food and drink menus for a variety of budgets Live entertainment options Private or Semi-Private event planning Functional elevator or stairs for your convenience PA System complimentary Other A/V equipment can be arranged