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.

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.

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Rooms & Space Overview

Total Meeting Rooms

6
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Largest Meeting Room
3,000 sq ft

Total Meeting Space

11,400 sq ft
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Theater Capacity
300
Banquet Capacity
200
Classroom Capacity
150
Reception Capacity
2500

Meeting Space Details & Capacity

Room Name Room Location Dimensions Sq. Ft. Height Theater Capacity Classroom Capacity Banquet Capacity Reception Capacity
Theory Restaurant Indoor 125' x 75' 9,375 20 75 200 350
Featured Exhibit Indoor 120' x 60' 18,500 20 60 600
Turbine Hall Indoor 55' x 258' 14,190 30 200 500
Entire Museum Indoor 219,000 300 150 750 2,500
Empirical Theater Indoor 65' x 80' 5,200 45 300
Auditorium Indoor 55' x 54' 2,970 20 300 150 160 225
Kendall Planetarium Indoor 60' x 60' 3,600 45 185 150 160 185
Fishbowl Indoor 30' x 30' 900 30 50 24 24 50
Parker Room Indoor 15' x 50' 750 20 30 24 36 40
Courtyard Outdoor - Partially Covered 112' x 35' 3,920 15 150 24 200 350
Bridge Lot Outdoor - Not Covered 200' x 415' 92,000 5,000
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OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)

This venue is also a popular tourist destination. Visit our main site for more visitor-facing information about this attraction.