Situated on the ocean’s edge, within historic Odiorne Point State Park, the Seacoast Science Center provides a unique and memorable setting for weddings, reunions, anniversaries, commemorative celebrations, or any important event in your life.
From the fun and games of a family picnic to a formal dining experience, the Center is sure to surpass your expectations. Knowing that your rental supports our mission to inspire conservation of our Blue Planet makes it all the more memorable and meaningful.
We offer three distinctly different settings.
Sugden House and Exhibit Galleries
The historic Sugden House is one of the seacoast’s favorite meeting venues. Its stone walls and extensive lighting options create a warm and comfortable atmosphere. The Sugden House is complete with a kitchenette, seating for 100 theater-style or approximately 70 at tables depending on set-up. Ample presentation technologies and wireless internet are available.
Our exhibit galleries can accommodate larger parties (up to 150 guests). Whether you choose a cocktail-style event, buffet, or seated dinner, your guests will be delighted being entertained among the fascinating creatures of the Gulf of Maine.
Our 3,200 sq. ft. function tent (available May-October) offers unsurpassed coastal views. The tent is complete with electricity, lighting, a full floor, and sheltering sidewalls. It accommodates up to 200 people at tables. Clients may rent additional bump-out tents to increase capacity.
Gregg Interactive Learning Studio
The Gregg Interactive Learning Studio is our modern meeting venue, packed with user-friendly, high definition presentation and video-conferencing equipment. The 1,300 sq. ft. studio can accommodate 32 participants at movable workstations, although studio’s flexibility allows it to accommodate up to 60 with additional tables; 100 theater-style.