We have weddings down to a science!

Celebrate your special day at the Science Center of Iowa, and transform our unique event spaces to suit your style, wedding colors and budget.

  • Ceremonies
  • Receptions
  • Walk-in weddings
  • Indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Engagement photos

With preferred catering, bar service and accommodations for 20 to 500 people, SCI offers flexible options from the moment you walk down the aisle all the way to the bouquet toss.

For more information on pricing and SCI’s wedding spaces, contact our Events & Venue Team.


SCI is located in the heart of Downtown Des Moines, a short walk to bustling Court Avenue, a number of hotels and plenty of parking. We offer:

  • Tables and chairs for up to 400 people
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Custom lighting options
  • On-site event staff
  • Group admission for daytime rentals

Optional Add-Ons

  • Audio/visual support
  • Hosted parking
  • Live science programs to impress your guests
  • Cash/hosted bar

Contact our Events & Venue Team at events@sciowa.org.