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The Museum of Science & History offers a dynamic backdrop for your next event. Imagine introducing your new business plan on the planetarium’s 60-foot dome or ringing in the New Year on the MOSH rooftop as fireworks* light up the skyline. The possibilities are endless!

  • Holiday Celebrations
  • Galas
  • Business Presentations
  • Staff Appreciation & Team Building
  • Elegant and Casual Receptions
  • Business Meetings or Seminars
  • Weddings & Receptions
  • Bar and Bat Mitzvahs
  • Birthday Parties
  • And More!

MOSH Highlights:

  • Waterfront Location
  • Rooftop Overlooking the City Skyline
  • Free WiFi
  • Table and Linen Rentals
  • Access to Exhibits
    Bryan-Gooding Planetarium

Basic Rental Guidelines

  • Prices are subject to 100% increase on New Year’s Day, Easter, and the Fourth of July.
  • Rentals are unavailable on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
  • Event security must be provided at client’s expense.
  • Client must provide proof of liability insurance.
  • Set-up/clean-up fee of $150/hour will be charged on previously notated holiday rentals.
  • Half of the total rental fee and a signed contract are required before event date.
  • Registered not-for-profit organizations will receive a 15% discount with proof of tax exemption certificate.
  • Any catering must be provided by our Preferred Caterers.

Call 904.396.MOSH (6674), ext. 233 today to discuss all of your event planning needs!

*Please note: City fireworks displays are at the sole discretion of the City of Jacksonville. MOSH is not responsible for cancellation of such displays.

Hourly Rental Rates

  • Main Lobby (per hour): $200
  • Wells Fargo Conference Room (per hour): $300
  • Classrooms (per hour): $100
  • First Floor (per hour) Excludes Naturalist Center and JEA Theater: $500
  • Second Floor (per hour): Excludes Planetarium: $500
  • First and Second Floor (per hour): $900
  • First, Second, and Third Floor indoor public space (per hour): $1,200
  • JEA Science Theater (per hour): $300
  • Bryan-Gooding Planetarium (per hour), includes a Planetarium Show or Cosmic Concert: $500
  • Naturalist’s Center (per hour): $100
  • Kid Space (per hour): $100
  • Rooftop (per hour): $600
  • Whole Building (per hour): Excludes JEA Theater, Planetarium, and Naturalist’s Center: $1,500

Rental Inventory

  • 8′ Rectangular Tables:  $5
  • 6′ Rectangular Tables:  $5
  • 60″ Round Tables:  $5
  • 30″ Highboy Tables:  $5
  • Black Linen:  $9
  • L.E.D. Light:  $25
  • Chairs: Free
  • Barstools:  $5
  • Outdoor Gas Heater:  $80
  • Podium with Microphone and Speakers:  $160

A list of preferred caterers will be provided.

Preferred Caterers