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*Rooftop photos by Jennifer Blair Photography

 

Did you know that MOSH can host your upcoming wedding, rehearsal dinner, or other special event? The Museum of Science & History offers a dynamic backdrop for your new start as a married couple. MOSH offers a venue that has all the class and excitement of the grandest hotel, but with a lot more personality to help create a unique wedding experience tailored just for you.

A Wedding at MOSH Offers the Following Perks and Possibilities:

  • A private waterfront venue
  • Rooftop that overlooks the St. Johns River and city skyline
  • Onsite parking
  • Table, Chair, and Linen Rentals
  • Access to exhibits
  • Preferred vendor lists

Here are ideas to make your special day one that friends and family will be talking about for years to come:

  • Incorporate explosive science experiments or a Cosmic Concert into cocktail hour; time will fly as guests are entertained while you and your fiancée are getting photos taken!
  • Host your rehearsal dinner on the rooftop; with proper planning you can coordinate your wedding or
    rehearsal dinner with City fireworks displays (New Year’s Eve, Fourth of July or the Jacksonville
    Light Boat Parade the day after Thanksgiving). *
  • Say “I do” under the stars of the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium.
    To find out more about hosting special events at MOSH, call 904.396.MOSH (6674), ext. 225. Our event
    planner will be happy to help you craft a wedding day experience as unique as you!

* Please note: City fireworks displays are at the sole discretion of the City of Jacksonville. MOSH is not
responsible for cancellation of such displays.

BASIC RENTAL GUIDELINES

  • Prices are subject to 100% increase on New Year’s Day, Easter, and Fourth of July.
  • Rentals are unavailable on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • Event Security must be provided at client expense.
  • Client must provide proof of liability insurance.
  • Set- up/clean- up fee of $150/hour will be charged on previously notated holiday rentals.
  • Half of total rental fee and signed contract is required before event date.
  • Registered not-for-prot organizations will receive a 15% discount with proof of tax exemption certicate.
  • Any catering must be provided by our Preferred Caterers.

HOURLY RENTAL FEES

HOURLY RENTAL FEES

Main Lobby $200
Wells Fargo Conference Room $300
Classrooms $100
First Floor
Excludes Naturalist Center and JEA Theater
$500
Second Floor
Excludes Planetarium
$500
First and Second Floor $900
First, Second, and Third Floor indoor public space $1200
JEA Science Theater $300
Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
Includes a Planetarium Show or Cosmic Concert
$400
Naturalist Center $100
Kid Space $100
Rooftop $600
Whole Building
Excludes JEA theater, Planetarium, and Naturalist Center
$1500

RENTAL INVENTORY

RENTAL INVENTORY

8″ Rectangular $5
60″ Round $5
30″ Highboy $5
Chairs Free
Barstools $5
Outdoor Gas Heater $80
Podium with Microphone $20