Once you submit this form, our Visitor Services Specialist will contact you regarding availability, pricing and required documentation for your event. Below are the general pricing, availability and documentation requirements for all rentals. Please note that we require at least 4 weeks advance notice for rentals. This gives us enough time to complete all required paperwork and plan any logistics neccessary for you.
Single Room Rental (Base Rate: $150)
This includes 4 hours during normal operating hours, in one room (Pine Barrens Room, Karner Classroom or Oak Room), tables and chairs set-up, 1 staff host and A/V. Renter set up and clean up are included in this time frame.
--Additional hour during normal operating hours: $40/hour
--Additional hour outside of normal operating hours: $80/hour
Facility Rental (Base Rate: $600)
This includes 4 hours in the Discovery Center Exhibit area, Karner Classroom, Pine Barrens Room and Butterfly Pavilion, 2 staff hosts and A/V use. Renter set up and clean up are included in this timeframe. This rental is only available outside of normal operating hours, after 4 pm and no later than 10 pm.
--Additional hour: $150/hour
Non-profits receive 50% off rates for single and facility rentals.
Normal Operating Hours
Monday-Friday: 9 am- 4pm
Saturday/Sunday: 10 am -4pm
Holidays: 10 am – 4 pm
Closed: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
License to use agreement
Liability waiver (private) or Certificate of Insurance (organization)
Food permit (catering and public events)
Alcohol permit (limited availability)