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The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

Bradenton, FL View map Visit website
Rating 4.4 out of 5
44 reviews
$2k - $3k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

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$2k - $3k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature is a unique wedding venue located in Bradenton, Florida. This destination caters to couples that are seeking something one-of-a-kind for their wedding event. They are invited to make use of the breezy courtyard, the stunning and intriguing planetarium space, or the elegant boardroom. With these flexible areas on offer, clients will be able to host both large and small occasions with ease. From 2019 and onwards, The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature introduced new and modern spaces that include glass walls and technological capabilities.

Facilities and Capacity

This exciting location provides betrothed couples with customizable rental facilities. There are 4 distinct areas within the museum. These include the courtyard, the planetarium lobby, the planetarium theater, and the boardroom. The courtyard can be the ideal location for soon-to-be-weds that enjoy the outdoors. It offers open-air facilities as well as an underwater view of The Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Habitat. Up to 225 guests can enjoy an occasion here, complete with catered delights from the on-site kitchen. The planetarium lobby is designed to support up to 70 seated guests or 125 standing individuals. Between its cosmos-themed recessed ceiling and its curved and strategically-lit architecture, this area is sure to add an interesting factor to any event. The planetarium theater delivers an out-of-this-world experience both in show and design. Up to 115 visitors can take a seat in the theater, and its rental includes use of the lobby. Lastly, the boardroom is the smallest of the available spaces, suiting a party of 55 individuals. It features an up-close and personal view of The Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Habitat. With an abundance of options, clients are invited to discover which type of rental reflects their styles and tastes.

Services Offered

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature boasts a range of packages that soon-to-be-weds can select from. There are a myriad of rental options, and couples may also have access to the on-site kitchen for catering purposes. For additional information about services or to book a tour, potential clients are welcome to reach out to the museum’s facility rental department.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$1,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1,000

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

6

Describe your venue:

Museum
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

44 Reviews

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Rated
4.4
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Recommended by 88% of couples
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  • Value
    Rating 4.9 out of 5
  • Flexibility
    Rating 4.3 out of 5

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    Braeden N. Married on 12/12/2021
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    Outstanding

    This venue was beautiful, affordable, and the staff were very kind. I highly recommend them!
  • Caitlyn
    Caitlyn Married on 10/02/2021
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    Best night ever!

    Our wedding was perfect Thanks

    The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature's reply:

    YES!!! That is the goal!! Congratulations and we wish you many years of bliss and don't forget to visit us again!!

Awards

  • 44

Real Weddings

  • Micheal & Kaitlin
    58 photos · 03/06/2021

Pricing

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201 10th Street West Bradenton, FL, 34205
9417464131
941-526-5816
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The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature frequently asked questions

What are the most important characteristics of The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature for wedding events is known for:
  • Museum
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature for wedding events?

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature offer?

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What percentage of users recommend The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature is recommended by 88% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.4 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in value, 4.3 in quality of service, 4.3 in flexibility, 4.3 in professionalism and 4.2 in average response time.

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