Venue Options

The Florida Museum offers two primary spaces for rent. You can rent one or both, depending on your needs. Private events may be scheduled between 5:30 and 11 p.m., Monday—Sunday.

 Passport Night at the Museum setup

 

Denny Gallery

This space is perfect for sit-down dinners, parties with dancing, receptions and presentations. The room has a drop-down screen, LCD projector and sound system, and can seat 150-180 depending on exhibit and table configuration.

Thompson Gallery

Featuring the Wall of Wings display, this area is an intimate space ideal for cocktail hours, small dinners and lectures. The room has an LCD projector and drop-down screen, and can seat 50 for a dinner or hold up to 100 for a reception.

Butterfly Rainforest

Make your event even more exciting by adding Butterfly Rainforest admission (extra charge required). You may even hold your wedding ceremony in the Rainforest (up to 100 attendees)! Please note the Butterfly Rainforest exhibit may only be added to a gallery rental and not rented separately.

Featured Exhibit

The Museum hosts featured exhibits throughout the year that may be added to your gallery rental for your guests to explore.

A T. rex Named Sue (Jan. 24 - Sept. 13, 2015) – $525

Sue_logo_red_black_white_tan_small.jpgTyrannosaurus rex has long commanded respect and sparked curiosity in the mind of the public, and Sue is the most famous T. rex of all. At 42 feet long and 12 feet tall at the hips, her skeleton inspires as much awe today as she did 67 million years ago. In the featured exhibit "A T. rex Named Sue," explore how this remarkable creature interacted with its world and what we can learn from studying its bones.

 

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