Museum of Life + Science


The 84 acres that encompass the Museum of Life + Science are packed full of attractions designed to spark wonder and curiosity in guests. Popular exhibits include one of the largest butterfly houses on the East Coast, a dinosaur trail where guests can admire over a dozen life-size dinosaurs, and Hideaway Woods, a two-acre nature discovery environment featuring eight tree houses, a flowing stream, and fanciful nature sculptures.

With indoor and outdoor exhibits designed to accommodate a range of interests and abilities, a day at the museum means hands-on learning fun for science lovers of all ages!

The Museum of Life and Science is frequently ranked as one of the top family-friendly museums in the Southeast. Elements Museum Store and Coffee Bar offers unique solutions for holiday gift giving with a wide array of one-of-a-kind products for science lovers of all ages.

Facility Specs
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits Space
  • Description The Museum of Life and Science main building exhibit space offers a number of creative settings. A variety of group sizes can be accommodated depending on the details of your event.
  • Largest Room 150
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1650
  • Theatre Capacity 150
  • Banquet/Catering Services
  • Bar Services
  • Cooking/Kitchen Facilities
  • Cultural Facility
  • In-house Av
  • Outdoor Capacity
  • Off-site Catering Allowed
  • Outdoor Meeting Space Available
  • Private Room(s)
  • Banquet Capacity 100
  • Number of Rooms 6
  • Classroom Capacity 150
Main Museum
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Reception Capacity: 1500
Special Events Tent
  • Width: 30
  • Length: 50
  • Classroom Capacity: 100
  • Banquet Capacity: 150
  • Reception Capacity: 175
Mercury Meeting Room
  • Width: 40
  • Length: 50
  • Theater Capacity: 150
  • Classroom Capacity: 70
  • Banquet Capacity: 110
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Magic Wings Butterfly House
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1650
  • Width: 33
  • Length: 50
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 100