Seacoast Science Center 570 Ocean Boulevard • Rye • NH 03870


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Your spectacular oceanside event will boast a different view every hour, from the in-and-out of the tides to a dramatic fog clearing into a brilliant blue sky. Whether you dream of a casual lobster bake, an intimate farm-to-table dinner, or an elegant black-tie affair, you'll have the flexibility to bring your vision to life in an exquisite setting.
  • Exchange vows in front of the rocky shoreline with a soundtrack of crashing waves, then follow with dinner and dancing beneath an airy al fresco tent. Throughout, you and your guests will enjoy ocean panoramas that encompass sparkling seas dotted with sailboats, four different lighthouses, and the Isles of Shoals.
  • Invite your guests to explore the interactive exhibits and aquariums inside the Center; in addition to sharing the mission of the Science Center with your nearest and dearest, your rental helps support its efforts to promote the conservation and health of the ocean and its inhabitants through community outreach and in-depth educational programming.

Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $9,750/event
  • The rental fee includes 6-hour access to the venue.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 75 150
Cocktails, etc. Standing 0 150
Reception Seated 0 150
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 75.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info




Preferred list



Alcohol must be served by an NH-licensed bartender and purchase alcohol from a hired vendor.

Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


May–October, weekends.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Non-Profit
  • Park
  • Unique
  • Beach / Ocean
  • Museum
  • Garden
  • Beach Wedding Ceremony
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Zoo / Aquarium

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Creek / River
  • Forest / Woods
  • Garden
  • Meadow / Fields
  • Ocean / Bay
  • Panoramic
  • Park


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