Few things inspire as much awe as the vastness of space. At Space Center Houston, that sense of wonder lives in the spacious 250,000-square-foot educational museum and entertainment complex, making it a perfect venue.

Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres inside a historic shuttle carrier aircraft; revel in a reception under the stars surrounded by moonrocks and flown spacecraft; host your professional event among some of the most inspiring innovations of our time.

“Our guests were blown away by the facilities and service. It was very rewarding to hear what a great time they had. I really appreciated the hospitality and professionalism.”

Booz, Allen, Hamilton Inc.

All manner of events have been held at Space Center Houston — large and small parties, conferences, team-building exercises, galas, corporate meetings, company picnics, private receptions, meetings, seminars, family reunions, showers and weddings.

We provide a worry-free hosting experience including customized service, your own dedicated event planner, catering from our full-time onsite staff, one-of-a-kind space artifacts and all the benefits of an indoor and outdoor venue.

The perfect site for your perfect event is also a perfect time to give back. A portion of the revenue from every event at Space Center Houston goes back our education foundation to inspire adults and children to achieve great things through the wonders of space exploration.

Astronaut Gallery with event set up

Venue and attractions

Space Center Houston has more than 250,000 square feet of indoor space filled with over 400 unique space and science artifacts. You will no longer struggle to predict erratic Texas weather or fight off pesky insects like ants and mosquitoes.

In addition to Space Center Houston’s indoor rental options, the center also has a spacious campus with large trees, green areas and an outdoor patio with seating. It offers plenty of space for activities and barbecues.

We are conveniently located 30 minutes from downtown Houston, 20 minutes south of Hobby Airport, right off of I-45.

Venue rental options

Astronaut Gallery with event set up

Service and catering

The onsite event planners at Space Center Houston will guide you through the process step by step, ensuring every detail is executed to perfection.

Sodexo Inc. is the exclusive caterer to Space Center Houston and is known for providing upscale catering to groups of all sizes. Sodexo provides food and facilities-management services in 80 countries world-wide.

Contact our events staff

To learn more about our venue and get pricing information, please contact our events staff.

Special Events

High-profile events

Local, state, national and international companies and organizations have taken advantage of Space Center Houston's unique facilities and amenities.

Corporations and groups big and small have hosted events at Space Center Houston including Lucasfilm Inc., the Houston Rockets, Disney, HBO Sports, BP, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Southwestern Airlines, Mary Kay and Merck. In 2004, Space Center Houston hosted the New England Patriots and Gillette Stadium for an event before Super Bowl XXXVIII.


Lucas Film
Coca Cola
Mary Kay
HBO Sports
Houston Rockets

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