Treat colleagues and clients to a unique experience.
The Museum & Aquarium is an ideal location for your next corporate formal or festive event.

  • Corporate1

    Kick off a conference with a cocktail reception and hors d’oeuvres for your attendees.

  • plazaHost an open air company picnic in our harbor-side plaza for your staff and their families.

  • Spur creativity and collaboration with a breakfast meeting in one of our theaters.

  • Corporate2Wine and dine guests at a formal celebration and banquet and complement it with a private viewing of a special exhibition.

Host an event themed around one of our special exhibitions!

Past exhibits include Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition and Dinosaurs Unearthed!

Call for details on upcoming exhibits and how we can add them to your special event!

  • Mississippi River Center
    Discovery Center

    Open gallery and exhibit space ideal for larger events
    Accommodates up to 240 guests
  • Boatyard
    Open air greenspace with waterfront views, ideal for tented events
    Accommodates up to 240 guests
  • Train Depot
    Historic space perfect for luncheons and smaller functions
    Accommodates up to 150 guests
  • Mississippi River Plaza Pavilion
    Harborside open-air space, ideal for larger outdoor events
    Accommodates up to 200 guests
  • Journey and 4D Theaters
    Excellent space for presentations
    Accommodates 82 to 135 guests


The Museum & Aquarium offers clients the use of our exclusive caterer – J&D Catering – who can provide a range of menu options including special dietary needs. All food service, as well as event setup and cleanup, is included in the rental fee.

  • Cocktail Receptions
  • Buffets
  • Stations
  • Plated, sit-down dinner

Download our 2016 Catering Menu



Bar Service

The Museum & Aquarium handles all beverage service for any event, along with bartender staffing

  • Hosted Bars
  • Cash Bars
  • Hosted Keg Beer Service
  • Signature Cocktail Menus
  • Drink Tickets


  • Imported, Premium, & Domestic Beers
    Seasonal & Specialty Beers

  • Wines
    Deluxe & Premium Liquors

  • Soft Drinks
    Bottled Water

We look forward to working with you.
Contact our team for further information and pricing.

563.557.9545  |  800.226.3369