North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is a historic wedding venue located in downtown Raleigh. They pride themselves on being the largest natural history museum in the Southeast, welcoming over one million visitors annually. Your guests will experience a dramatic two-story waterfall, a beautiful mountain cove, live animals, whale skeletons and amazing dinosaurs at this one-of-a-kind venue. North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences allows you to support important exhibits, research and educational programs as you host your wedding at their unique location.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 2,250 guests at this spacious venue. They offer four floors on their Nature Exploration Center and four floors on their Nature Research Center for both intimate ceremonies and grand receptions. Their second floor Featured Exhibition Gallery in their main building is a lofty space that can accommodate up to 625 guests. Your loved ones will enjoy the Mountains to the Sea exhibit as you dance the night away. On the fourth floor of the Nature Research Center, you can rent out the spacious William G. Ross Jr. Environmental Conference Center. This expansive space is perfect for lavish affairs. It features custom-made reclaimed wood, three projectors and a catering kitchen. It can easily be divided for smaller weddings, and boasts an outdoor rooftop terrace.
This modern museum will assist you with setup and cleanup for your event. They offer a variety of event rentals, such as tables and chairs, to ensure your celebration is stress-free. Wireless Internet is available throughout their venue, along with plenty of complimentary parking for your friends and family. Couples can also elect to have museum educators interact with their guests and help them explore natural objects, specimens and other materials. Additional services include:
- In-house caterer
- Audiovisual equipment
- Wheelchair accessible
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences works exclusively with Rocky Top Catering to create a delicious menu for you and your guests. Their goal is for their food to reflect your tastes, themes and any cultural influences you may have. Couples can choose hors d’oeuvres, action stations, a buffet or a plated meal. They also offer scrumptious desserts, dips and displays. Sample buffet items include:
- Mediterranean Chicken
- Roasted Cuban Pork Loin
- Sliced Bistro Steak
- Shrimp and Bacon Mac ‘N Cheese
- Atlantic Salmon
For more information you can access the Rental Application HERE and a Rental Events representative will contacting you right away.
While others look for a beautiful place; We make a place look beautiful!
Vintage Stuff and Things (VST) is a specialized team, with a certified and accredited event designer at the helm. We provide exquisite décor items for weddings and themed-events as well as create stunning backdrops, always aiming to come second-to-none in class and style. VST was conceived out of my intrinsic passion to create jaw-dropping and eye-catching décor that help paint a picture, tell a story, and especially make everyone’s event experience that much sweeter! It is my mission to provide top-notch styling that fuses and unifies with your concept to make every detail noticeably radiate. We will always go above and beyond for you; originating a distinctive and most memorable event!
Hold your wedding or special event at Audubon!
Rental, Wedding, and Event Packages
Let the natural beauty of Succop Nature Park provide the backdrop for big day! We have an outdoor pavilion area, barn area, and historic mansion. You and your guests will take in the beauty of our peaceful natural environment as you dance the night away under the stars. Contact Davlin to get started: firstname.lastname@example.org
Event catering is available and provided by Medure’s Catering, the exclusive caterer of Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania.
Complete event packages (weddings) include:
- Complete dinner buffet
- Basic white or ivory linen tablecloths and napkins
- China, flatware, and water glasses at guest tables
- White or ivory skirting for all service tables
- Service staff, including servers and bartenders
- Bar set-up including napkins, ice, and glass/high-quality recyclable barware.
- Set up of cookie table
- Cutting and service of wedding cake
We do not provide beverages, alcohol, cake, or cookies–these items must be supplied by the client. We are happy to make recommendations to help you choose appropriate vendors.
Please call (724) 586-2591 or email email@example.com to learn more or to request a tour.
Photobooths, Rentals and More!
Dazzle your guests with the details. From lavish to cozy or themed to classic, Chain of Events Rentals has the something extra that will make your wedding a once in a lifetime experience. Specializing in handmade and custom items as well as interactive photo booths , a Chain of Events’ rental gives your special day something unique without any hassle on your end. Most importantly, you can have it all without breaking the budget. We are here to help our couples navigate the wedding process from beginning to end with our rentals, coordination packages, and customization options! We know every couple has a different vision for their event, so let us take the time to get to know you to make sure your day is as perfect as you deserve it to be!