Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Max Capacity: 1,875 people
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County exists to advance knowledge and to enable people of all ages, backgrounds, and interests to appreciate their natural and cultural heritage. The Museum assembles, conserves, interprets, and holds in trust collections of irreplaceable objects from nature and human history. These collections reveal the history of the Earth and the evolution and diversity of life and culture. They sustain programs of research, exhibits, education, and publication. We welcome the opportunity to expand our educational efforts by allowing special event use of the Museum. Religious ceremonies or events are allowed as well.
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Natural History Museum - A Unique Wedding Venue, An Eventective User from Los Angeles, CA

The Los Angeles Natural History Museum is one of the most unique but incredible places I've ever attended a wedding. Yes, the same museum we visited as children on school field trips, dinosaur fossils and all! While they only do this on the side, it's a normal museum during the day, your wedding party can take over the museum for the entire wedding late into the night. Roam freely and enjoy the exhibits and many unique photo opportunities. How many wedding venues include a photo spot right in front of a T. Rex? The reception was held in the remodeled rotunda, a stunning room that was part of the original museum built in 1913. The rotunda is breathtaking and made entirely of marble. It's a large space, as this party had over 300 attendees. Less formal parties, we heard, can even be held in the African Mammal Hall or North American Mammal Hall, offering exotic backdrops for memorable events. The acoustics are great for music and there's an excellent, gleaming dance floor. This is a great family-friendly wedding venue that isn't too stuffy but is still very classy. After you attend a wedding at the Natural History Museum, any other wedding venue just seems so tame and boring. If you're bold and daring, this is a great place to consider for a wedding venue in Los Angeles!


A unqiue venue for an even more unique wedding!, An Eventective User from Sacramento, CA

Growing up with a background in the arts, I was inspired to have a creative wedding. You often hear of the typical church wedding, but our wedding at The National History Museum of Los Angeles was anything but. The museum catered to every one of your needs including security, staffing, and maintenance. You also had access to many galleries for photography purposes which put a special touch on those imporant photos. Although the entire museum isn't available for the actual wedding they do offer you use of The Grand Foyer, the African Mammal Hall, and the beautiful Rotunda. One thing that especially caught our attention was the 1-year VIP membership the museum gives newlyweds for having their ceremony there. You can use that membership not just at the National History Museum but at other museums in the partnership. We had our cocktail hour in the Grand Foyer and dinner at the African Mammal Hall. This venue was the best part of the whole wedding process. There aren't enough good things My wife and I are real science dorks so it seemed fitting to have our reception under a pair of dinosaurs. We loved the venue so much, we added dinosaurs into our wedding theme (as cake toppers). Our guests were amazed by the reception. It's just awesome to have the whole first floor of the museum to yourselves. However, my wife and I were allowed to go anywhere in the museum... so we took really cool photos next to the exhibits. Absolutely amazing, and highly recommended.

Location
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1875
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 24,440
Serving the Los Angeles, CA Area
Capacity: 200  
$1,440-$7,200 /event
Brand New Banquet Hall for Rent. We offer full catering and service packages, or bring your own food and drink. Our newly remodeled Banquet Hall is located in Ontario and has over 4,000 sq ft of space. With Victorian Style decor that has a modern look and seats up to 150 guests. Our Package will provide you with all the necessities to enjoy a stress-free day. This package can include a delicious organic gourmet meal, great customer service from our wonderful staff, set-up and clean up, and so much more for additional price or simply rent the hall. With our rental, you bring in your own caterer and it gives you all the basics to create your own event from scratch. We have a variety of options. Please contact us to schedule a viewing or answer any questions you may have.
Serving the Los Angeles, CA Area
Capacity: 1000  
With accommodations for up to 1,000 total attendees for conferences, meetings, seminars, receptions, sales meetings, ceremonies, product announcements, luncheons and happy hours, the Museum of Flying is an ideal location to allow your functions to ‘take flight’ in an interesting and unusual venue that is unlike any other in the greater Los Angeles area. Your guests will be energized and inspired to engage and get the most of your function. Located at one of the oldest continually operating Airports in the United States, the Museum of Flying presents the rich history of aviation as it relates to Southern California with an emphasis on the Douglas Aircraft Company that called the Santa Monica Airport home for more than 40 years. In fact, the Douglas Aircraft Company built more than 10,000 aircraft here during World War II.
Serving the Los Angeles, CA Area
Capacity: 2000  
$5,300 /event
Pins ‘n Pockets is a true Family Entertainment Center with over 86,000 sq.ft. of fun for all ages. We offer several banquet rooms capable of hosting weddings,quinceañeras, birthday parties, corporate meetings and events. The Tavern Sports Bar is also available for private events. The Tavern offers an upscale atmosphere with very moderate prices catering to a diverse crowd, including families, sports fans and club hoppers.
Serving the Los Angeles, CA Area
Capacity: 500
 
$32-$90 /person
Embassy Suites LAX South is a Mediterranean inspired hotel conveniently located in El Segundo directly off the 105 Freeway on Imperial Highway. Our interior space is the perfect scenic backdrop featuring a natural light drenched atrium filled with lush tropical plants and koi filled ponds. We have over 10,000 square feet of banquet space, the perfect venue for your next event!
Serving the Los Angeles, CA Area
Capacity: 350  
The finest Banquet facility in the Antelope Valley the Hellenic Center's exquisite decor and design, superior service and gourmet meals will impress your guests and satisfy all your needs. Our facility has two rooms available, the Ballroom and a smaller meeting room. The Ballroom is designed to please the discriminating guest and is surrounded by solid mahogany accents, warm details in the window treatments and wrought iron chandeliers to bring out the old world charm of the entire facility. Amenities of the facility include large modular stage, dance floor, full bar, podium and wireless microphone. J.P. Eliopulos Hellenic Center hosts weddings, parties, anniversaries, meetings and every type of special occasions.
Serving the Los Angeles, CA Area
Capacity: 1500  
$9.95-$36.95 /person
Overlooking the Bahia Marina, steps from sandy beaches, golf, watersports, dining, shopping and entertainment. Featuring 173 spacious guest rooms, The Sails Restaurant and the PCH Club. It's become the spot for affordable family vacations or business trips, where guests enjoy our Olympic size pool, jacuzzi and 7 acres of spacious lawns, generous in-room amenities, and a close proximity to many nearby attractions. When looking for hotels in Long Beach to host your meeting or social event, look no further than the Best Western Golden Sail Hotel. We offer 17,000 square feet of event space with a varied selection of room sizes, on-site catering, AV equipment, high speed Internet, and exceptional hotel amenities. You’ll love our spacious gazebo and bar areas, in addition to our professional event planning team to help plan your best event yet.
Serving the Los Angeles, CA Area
Capacity: 250
 
$19.99 /person
An Elegant, Uniquely Designed Banquet and conference facility with State-of-the-Art Amenities Private, Separate from Restaurant * Full Bar * Built in Stage Dance Floor * Disco Lighting * Sound System * Projection Screens * Free WiFi * High Speed Internet Available
Serving the Los Angeles, CA Area
Capacity: 400  
We love throwing parties, weddings, and corporate events. Let us help you plan yours. Celebrate poolside, fireside—or mountain-side in our new Sago Ballroom & Terrace.
Serving the Los Angeles, CA Area
Capacity: 400  
$1,800-$3,600 /event
$100-$175 /hour
In the historical and beautiful site of the Original El Rancho Grande home, is the Inland Empires hidden jewel, Hidden Oaks. We offer a mountain-like event center perfect for the perfect banquet, wedding or corporate meeting. Outdoor gazebo, fountain and wooded trees make this the idea venue for your special occasion. Serving Rancho Cucamonga, Upland, Claremont, Ontario, Etiwanda, Chino and surrounding cities. Please be aware that we do not allow alcohol.