Venue Rentals

Venue Rentals

Located just outside downtown Orlando in beautiful and historic Loch Haven Park, Orlando Science Center’s unique architecture and creative energy makes it the quintessential setting for any event.

A striking five-floor facility, Orlando Science Center has more than 200,000 square feet of exhibits turned event space. Our facility holds up to 2,500 guests, and our event space can be utilized in various ways to accommodate a combined or separate location for your event. Each level is constructed around a rotunda featuring several interactive science exhibits and all floors are available for private functions. 

By hosting your event at the Science Center, you will also be providing mission-enabling support to our organization, ensuring that inspiring and engaging educational experiences are available for curious minds of all ages throughout our community and beyond.

Our talented events team is adept at making every event unforgettable, leveraging our strengths to create a fun, eclectic atmosphere, no matter what you’re searching for. We provide assistance every step of the way to ensure an unforgettable and seamless event for you and your guests.

We have events down to a science!

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We are the perfect venue for every type of event!

  • Social and Corporate Events
  • Fundraisers
  • Meetings/Retreats
  • Business/Product Expos
  • Film Screenings
  • Fraternity and Sorority Events
  • Product Launches
  • Convention Off-Site’s
  • University Information Sessions
  • Holiday Celebrations
  • Quinceaneras
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
  • Private Star-Gazing Parties
  • Weddings

Venues

Dino Digs Table Setting

DinoDigs

Care to add a prehistoric touch to your event? DinoDigs is a one-of-a-kind event space to suit your prehistoric party plans. In fact, it’s the only location in Central Florida where guests can dine, dance, and celebrate in the company of dinosaurs. Boasting dramatically high ceilings and epic photo backdrops, this space can be customized to fit all your event needs!

Whether it be an award presentation or a holiday celebration, guest are sure to have a great time exploring all of the unique features of a dino-filled room. DinoDigs provides a unique, whimsical, and exciting atmosphere unlike anything in Orlando.

Dance floor and band stage set up on the terrace

The Terrace

With panoramic unobstructed views of Downtown Orlando, a canopy of market lights, and stunning surrounding greenery, the Terrace makes the perfect canvas to create an unforgettable event.

Enjoy a cocktail reception overlooking the City Beautiful as the sun sets in the distance, dine under a sky full of stars, or enjoy the light evening breeze as you dance the night away. The Terrace offers plenty of room for all of your event celebrations with weather back-up options just feet away inside our facility!

Our Planet Lounge Setting

Our Planet

Watch your guests unearth the wonders of Our Planet with an array of engaging hands-on exhibits and let science set the scene for your event! Whether you’re looking for an intimate presentation space that is out-of-this world, or a fun interactive cocktail reception, Our Planet has it all.

Guests will shake things up on an earthquake simulator, make and launch paper airplanes, and use our weather stations to predict clear skies for your celebration. With built-in event entertainment and a customizable suspended globe, perfect for branding opportunities, Our Planet creates the perfect atmosphere for any event!

Founders Room Table Setting

Founders Room

With a scenic view of Loch Haven Park, Founders Room is the perfect space for a meeting or event. This versatile space can be set several different ways to accommodate all your event needs. Additionally, the private room is accessed by a 700 sq. ft. balcony area that can be utilized for registration, receptions, or displays for your convenience.

Founders Room can be used as one large meeting space with built-in screens and projectors in the front and back of the room, built-in sound system, and up to 3 microphones. If breakout space is needed, Founders Room can be divided in half and work as 2 separate spaces.

Looking to add a teambuilding or creative experience to your meeting in Founders Room? Both The Hive: A Makerspace and the Flight Lab offer guests hands-on opportunities to work together and be inspired.

Large Group Activity in The Hive

The Hive: A Makerspace

A collaborative workspace for making, learning, exploring, and sharing. In The Hive, you’ll have access to real tools, materials, and workshop leaders that will help turn your creative ideas into reality.

The Hive offers a series of workshops that can run between 1-2 hours and can accommodate up to 30 people per workshop.

Group Activity in the Flight Lab

Flight Lab

Visitors will get to "virtually" climb into the cockpit and experience life as a pilot in Orlando Science Center’s immersive experience, Flight Lab. This experience uses real-world mission scenarios to teach standards-based STEM concepts and to develop critical communication, decision-making, team building, and collaborative skills.

Missions can vary and certain tasks will require all 13 teams to work together. Flight Lab can accommodate up to 26 people per experience, broken into 13 groups of 2.

Group Presentation in Digital Adventure Theater

Digital Adventure Theater

Seating 220 people in cushioned comfort, the Digital Adventure Theater is perfect for performances, meetings, and other special events. The stage measures 22 X 30 ft. and has a 12x12 ft. retractable screen with full projector capabilities.

Theater rentals include up to 6 microphones, a screen, projector, sound system, and an audio visual technician to run equipment.

Kinetic Zone Exhibit Hall

Kinetic Zone

Invite your guests to challenge their minds with a series of hands-on exhibits that encourage them to design, build, and test their own creations. Kinetic Zone offers a great back drop for an interactive cocktail reception and pairs well with a presentation in the Digital Adventure Theater.

Pair Kinetic Zone and the Digital Adventure Theater.

Viewing in the Observatory

Observatory

Add a truly special touch to your next event by incorporating the Observatory. Guests will have access to Orlando’s best view for stargazing using Florida’s largest publicly accessible refractor telescope. Give event guests an out-of-this-world experience while they enjoy cocktails and dinner paired with a guided tour of the night sky.

Looking for a special gift to commemorate the evening? Adopt a star for each of your guests! Each guest will leave with a customized certificate identifying their star, the story behind the star, and a star viewing guide. Please inquire for more information about the Adopt-a-Star program.

Dr. Phillips CineDome

Shake up your general sessions with stunning visuals on a larger-than-life scale. The Dr. Phillips CineDome’s 8-story, 180 degree screen surrounds guests and provides a unique viewing experience for films, product launches, or ceremonies.

Theater rental includes one microphone, screen, projector, sound system, and an audio visual technician to run equipment.

Contact Us

To book your special day, request pricing information, or for any other questions, please contact Helen Tillem, Director of Meetings and Events at 407.514.2290 or fill out the form below.