Facility Rental

Enjoy our unique venue for your next meeting or event with friends, family, or associates. Please submit the Facility Rental Request Form to begin the process of bringing your event to the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History.

For more information contact Public Programs Manager Marisa Gomez at marisa@santacruzmuseum.org or (831) 420-6115 × 15.

Days: 7 days a week
Dates available: Year round, excluding major holidays
 Times: Meeting and event rentals primarily available after 5 p.m. for non-profit organizations or community groups. Include special requests in the Facility Rental Form. Set-up and clean-up time will be added to your rental.
Duration: Minimum of 2 hours
Space: Meetings

  • Groups will have use of the back of the Museum, set up in the style of a lecture, or with tables and chairs.

Events

  • Groups will have access to all the public spaces of the Museum.
Fees: Meetings

  • $25/hr for non-profits
  • $50/hr for community groups

Events

  • $100/hr for non-profits
  • $200/hr for community groups
Equipment: The Museum has the following available:

  • Screen and LED Projector
  • Mounted speakers, amplifier, and microphones (two)
  • Chairs: 60
  • Tables: 6′ and 4′ rectangular (six of each)

The Museum cannot guarantee availability of equipment if arrangements for use are not made in advance.

To schedule: Advance reservations required. Fill out a Facility Rental Request Form on our website. For additional information contact Public Programs Manager Marisa Gomez at marisa@santacruzmuseum.org or call (831) 420-6115 x 15 to check for space availability and to make reservations. We recommend making reservations at least 4 weeks in advance.