Situated on the ocean’s edge, within historic Odiorne Point State Park, Seacoast Science Center provides a unique and memorable setting for 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, SSC 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 to meet your needs.

Please contact us at at 603-436-8043, ext. 14 or rentals‑events@sscnh.org for more information and to book a tour.

Outdoor Events

Outdoor Event Details

Function Tent

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.

Indoor Events

Indoor Event Details

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.

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 the studio’s flexibility allows it to accommodate up to 60 with additional tables; 100 theater-style.

Seacoast Science Center will be CLOSED today: Friday, April 5, 2024. Our utilities are currently down and need to get repaired before we are able to open for visitors. Thank you for your understanding. 

CLOSED today.

Seacoast Science Center is closed today due to inclement weather.