OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)

OMSI's five enormous halls bring science to life with hundreds of interactive exhibits and displays. You can experience live lab demonstrations, see a movie on a four-story-tall screen, explore the stars in a planetarium and even tour a submarine.

Central Eastside
1.3 miles from Convention Center

Location

1945 SE Water Ave
Portland, OR 97214

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Featuring breathtaking riverfront views and exciting interactive exhibits, OMSI offers both a unique event experience and brain-powered fun. Located on the east bank of the Willamette River in the heart of Portland, the museum features a renovated restaurant, four exhibit halls with hundreds of hands-on exhibits available for private evening rental, a state-of-the-art movie theater, a world-class planetarium and a real submarine. Free parking, room to entertain 25–2,500 guests and sustainable food service make OMSI a sought-after event destination. Bon Appétit, OMSI’s exclusive caterer, is known for innovative menu design with a passion for fresh, local ingredients, creating an unforgettable event experience.

Check out our walk-through video for a virtual site visit to OMSI.

Rooms & Space Overview

Total Meeting Rooms

11
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Largest Meeting Room
13,391 sq ft

Total Meeting Space

215,000 sq ft
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Theater Capacity
305
Banquet Capacity
750
Classroom Capacity
150
Reception Capacity
2500

Meeting Space Details & Capacity

Room Name Dimensions Sq. Ft. Height Theater Capacity Classroom Capacity Banquet Capacity
Theory Restaurant 125' x 75' 9,375 20 75 200
Featured Exhibit 120' x 60' 13,500 20 60
Turbine Hall 258' x 55' 14,190 30 200
Entire Museum 0' x 0' 219,000 300 150 750
Empirical Theater 65' x 80' 5,200 45 300
Courtyard 112' x 35' 3,920 15 15 215
Auditorium 55' x 54' 2,970 20 299 150 160
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OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)

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