Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium

3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers, FL
239-275-3435
Capacity: 110 people

About Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium

Our 105-acre site is home to many rescue animals, butterfly and bird aviaries, two nature trails, SWFL's only planetarium theater, and much more! Hold your event in one of Florida's most unique venues. Indoor and outdoor spaces available. Weddings, showers, meetings, and parties of all types are welcome. Indoor event space includes: Iona House, Natural History Museum, Planetarium, Museum Classroom and Tom Allen Room. Outdoor event space includes: Pine Pavilion with adjacent greenspace, Iona House meadow, Fire Circle and McNew Pavilion under the museum.

Package Pricing

Tom Allen Conference Room
Attendees: 15 max | $40 - $50 /hour
Pricing for meetings only
Fire Pit
Attendees: 35 max | $45 - $60 /hour
Pricing for all event types
Butterfly Aviary & Two Picnic Tables
Attendees: 25 max | $60 - $75 /hour
Pricing for all event types
Classroom
Attendees: 45 max | $75 - $85 /hour
Pricing for all event types
McNew Pavilion
$75 - $90 /hour
Pricing for all event types
Museum
Attendees: 90 max | $75 - $85 /hour
Pricing for all event types
Iona House
Attendees: 65 max | $90 - $100 /hour
Pricing for all event types
Planetarium
Attendees: 95 max | $90 - $100 /hour
Pricing for all event types
"The Meadow" and Pine Pavilion Gala Outdoor Event Area
$125 - $150 /hour
Pricing for all event types
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Availability

Last Updated: 6/10/2021

Event Spaces

The Center's Rustic Iona House
The Center's Rustic Iona House
The Planetarium
The Planetarium
Pine Pavilion
Pine Pavilion
McNew Pavilion
McNew Pavilion

Recommendations

Baby Shower Awesomeness! - An Eventective User from CAPE CORAL, FL

This place is gorgeous - the view is incredible and the staff is absolutely wonderful! Best venue for a baby shower ever - the kids went to the programs while the shower went on.

Venue Types
Amenities
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 110