Science Center Of Iowa

401 W Martin Luther King Junior Parkway, Des Moines, IA
Max Capacity: 1,355 people
The Science Center of Iowa features flexible rental spaces, professional catering and private access to SCI experiences and the Blank IMAX Dome Theater. From an intimate dinner under the stars in SCI’s Star Theater to a full facility rental for a corporate outing, the Science Center of Iowa is the perfect venue! At the Science Center of Iowa, there are no boundaries except the limits of your imagination. SCI is an ever-changing environment where everyone can learn through interaction, experimentation, and play. Groups from 10 to 4000 visiting for the day or for an extended stay can find plenty of opportunity for discovery, fun, and hands-on learning in a unique and engaging environment. With six themed experience platforms, more than 150 interactive exhibits, three theaters and so much more to explore, we welcome the opportunity to discuss how the Science Center of Iowa and IMAX Dome Theater can be a part of your next outing or event. Host an intimate dinner under the stars in SCI’s Star Theater. Begin your evening in the Why The Sky? experience platform.The SCI Commons is a perfect fit for any occasion and this multi-use space can be transformed for any event.Memorable events are our specialty! Consider a partial or full facility rental to provide private access to the best of what SCI has to offer.the IMAX Experience at SCI puts viewers into the center of the action.The Food Chain Cafe offers fresh and convenient lunch and light dinner menus.All spaces are subject to availability. Consideration will be given to a group’s complete function needs. SCI facility rental team will be happy to develop a variety of unforgettable options to meet your group’s needs.
Recommendations

40th Wedding Anniversary , An Eventective User from Nashville, TN

From the very first call, we knew SCI was where we wanted our celebration. The sales office folks were awesome and helped us manage planning from 1200 miles away. The Hy-Vee catering people were equally wonderful to work with, including planning a menu thT was both gluten and dairy free. No taste or quality was sacrificed, either. SCI and Hy-Vee were a well-coordinated team, and that really topped off TM the incredible experience. Ask our kids...I pass out compliments ONLY when deserved. Otherwise, I would have simply said something trite like, "We had a wonderful time."

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Neighborhood
Amenities
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 4000
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 11
  • Special Features: The mission of the Science Center of Iowa is to be the highest quality resource inspiring scientific exploration through interactive education, exhibits and programs.
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 11,641
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