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Seacoast Science Center

Rye , NH

LOCATION

570 Ocean Blvd
Rye, NH 03870 US (map)

PHONE

603-436-8043

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

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Situated on the ocean's edge, within historic Odiorne Point State Park, the Seacoast... Read more
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Situated on the ocean's edge, within historic Odiorne Point State Park, the Seacoast Science Center provides a unique and memorable setting for weddings, reunions, anniversaries, commemorative celebrations, or any important event in your life. From the fun and games of a corporate picnic to a formal dining experience, the Center is sure to surpass your expectations. Knowing that your rental supports our mission of providing outstanding educational experiences makes your event meaningful and memorable.

Our spectacular seaside setting becomes your own on your special day! Our grand white tent accommodates up to 225 guests; add-ons can accommodate larger parties. Our exclusive preferred local caterers will exceed your expectations for any event, from the most casual to the most elegant. Outdoor tented receptions and ceremonies are available from late May through mid-October every year. Indoor ceremonies and receptions can be scheduled year-round.

We'd love to hear from you! Please contact our Site Sales Manager, Amanda Sobel, anytime at: a.sobel@sscnh.org or at 603-436-8043 ex. 14 for more information or to schedule a venue visit.

www.seacoastsciencecenter.org



Come see why the Seacoast Science Center is the most unique NH Seacoast wedding venue! We currently have the following Saturdays available for 2016: October 15th. Please contact Amanda Sobel for more information on availability for non-Saturdays. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
25
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
3
Describe your venue:
Historic, Museum, Park / Zoo
Describe the style of your venue
Coastal, Nautical, Waterfront
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
400
What event services do you offer?
Outside Vendors OK
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Wheelchair Access

REVIEWS

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Crystal
Wedding:
6/19/2016
5.0/5.0
Seacoast Science Center was the perfect spot for our wedding! Amanda was so helpful throughout the entire planning process and wedding day. She walked us through everything we needed to do and was always quick to answer my many questions via email! She was flexible and made sure that we were able to have the wedding of our dreams!
Seacoast Science Center was the perfect spot for our wedding! Amanda was so helpful throughout the entire planning process Read more...
Seacoast Science Center was the perfect spot for our wedding! Amanda was so helpful throughout the entire planning process and wedding day. She walked us through everything we needed to do and was always quick to answer my many questions via email! She was flexible and made sure that we were able to have the wedding of our dreams! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
The Seacoast Science Center was perfect! All the exhibits were light & guests enjoyed s'mores by fire pit station outside by the ocean. The Director Amanda & her helper were so very helpful before, during & after reception. This is a very special place!
The Seacoast Science Center was perfect! All the exhibits were light & guests enjoyed s'mores by fire pit station outside Read more...
The Seacoast Science Center was perfect! All the exhibits were light & guests enjoyed s'mores by fire pit station outside by the ocean. The Director Amanda & her helper were so very helpful before, during & after reception. This is a very special place! Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
9/19/2015
5.0/5.0
We were looking for a seaside venue for our ceremony and reception. We immediately fell in love with the Seacoast Science Center. The view is amazing and makes for the most gorgeous backdrop you could ever ask for! The outstanding service we received from Amanda started from the day we signed the contract! I could not have asked for a better venue.
We were looking for a seaside venue for our ceremony and reception. We immediately fell in love with the Seacoast Science Read more...
We were looking for a seaside venue for our ceremony and reception. We immediately fell in love with the Seacoast Science Center. The view is amazing and makes for the most gorgeous backdrop you could ever ask for! The outstanding service we received from Amanda started from the day we signed the contract! I could not have asked for a better venue. Read less
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
9/5/2015
5.0/5.0
We recently had our wedding at the Seacoast Science Center, and could not have asked for a more perfect setting (luckily, we also had a perfect weather). We worked with Amanda, who was very helpful and responsive during the entire planning process. For the most part you are on your own when planning and coordinating vendors for the day, but Amanda would also make recommendations based on who she had worked with in the past. The day of our wedding, the SSC staff was very friendly, and accommodating, even storing items overnight because we ran out of room in the car. Thanks to Amanda and the SSC for helping to make our day perfect!
We recently had our wedding at the Seacoast Science Center, and could not have asked for a more perfect setting (luckily, Read more...
We recently had our wedding at the Seacoast Science Center, and could not have asked for a more perfect setting (luckily, we also had a perfect weather). We worked with Amanda, who was very helpful and responsive during the entire planning process. For the most part you are on your own when planning and coordinating vendors for the day, but Amanda would also make recommendations based on who she had worked with in the past. The day of our wedding, the SSC staff was very friendly, and accommodating, even storing items overnight because we ran out of room in the car. Thanks to Amanda and the SSC for helping to make our day perfect! Read less
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Kev&Bee
Wedding:
8/22/2015
5.0/5.0
This venue is INCREDIBLE. There are options for an indoor ceremony if the weather turns or many options for outdoor ceremonies. The organization is benefiting marine education for all ages so ultimately you're helping a great cause. Everyone at the SSC is so helpful and easy to work with. They have a tent on site and provide lighting. The ocean views are few and far between with lighthouses, lobster boats and islands. The most beautiful, elegant and creative spot for a seaside wedding. They allow the flexibility of multiple options with vendors but encourage you to support local businesses who they are familiar with. Simply the best!
This venue is INCREDIBLE. There are options for an indoor ceremony if the weather turns or many options for outdoor Read more...
This venue is INCREDIBLE. There are options for an indoor ceremony if the weather turns or many options for outdoor ceremonies. The organization is benefiting marine education for all ages so ultimately you're helping a great cause. Everyone at the SSC is so helpful and easy to work with. They have a tent on site and provide lighting. The ocean views are few and far between with lighthouses, lobster boats and islands. The most beautiful, elegant and creative spot for a seaside wedding. They allow the flexibility of multiple options with vendors but encourage you to support local businesses who they are familiar with. Simply the best! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
The Seacoast Science Center is one of the most natural, serene, and majestic wedding sites you could have. We had our wedding ceremony & reception there in August and it was the most beautiful and memorable occasions our families have ever experienced. It was not only a wedding, a party, but a family reunion. At first, this site was not our first choice because we were concerned about the number of variables or having to rent the tables, chairs, glasses, silverware, etc. But once you really wrap your head and arms around it - you have a blank canvas where you can truly create an event that you've always dreamed of, in the exact way you've always dreamed of. We also did it cost effectively (it looked like a $100K wedding but was no where near that) and there was a much warmer, serene and layed back feel to the event - it was close to heaven as you can get. This is all hard to describe - but I would take this every day of the week over a mundane function hall. We had a vision of what it could be and developed this vision as we went along. The Site Manager was very friendly and accommodating and helped us every step of the way. This is truly a hidden gem.
The Seacoast Science Center is one of the most natural, serene, and majestic wedding sites you could have. We had our Read more...
The Seacoast Science Center is one of the most natural, serene, and majestic wedding sites you could have. We had our wedding ceremony & reception there in August and it was the most beautiful and memorable occasions our families have ever experienced. It was not only a wedding, a party, but a family reunion. At first, this site was not our first choice because we were concerned about the number of variables or having to rent the tables, chairs, glasses, silverware, etc. But once you really wrap your head and arms around it - you have a blank canvas where you can truly create an event that you've always dreamed of, in the exact way you've always dreamed of. We also did it cost effectively (it looked like a $100K wedding but was no where near that) and there was a much warmer, serene and layed back feel to the event - it was close to heaven as you can get. This is all hard to describe - but I would take this every day of the week over a mundane function hall. We had a vision of what it could be and developed this vision as we went along. The Site Manager was very friendly and accommodating and helped us every step of the way. This is truly a hidden gem. Read less
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Renee and Matt
Wedding:
8/14/2015
5.0/5.0
So happy that we chose the SSC for our wedding! Amanda was very responsive and super friendly! She promptly answered all of our questions which helped our planning to run smoothly! And then there is the venue itself....which is just magnificent! The gorgeous white tent (with lighting) is beautifully set up overlooking the water. And the view is breathtaking! Many of our guests commented on how spectacular the SSC was and asked how we found it! And we are so glad we did!
So happy that we chose the SSC for our wedding! Amanda was very responsive and super friendly! She promptly answered all Read more...
So happy that we chose the SSC for our wedding! Amanda was very responsive and super friendly! She promptly answered all of our questions which helped our planning to run smoothly! And then there is the venue itself....which is just magnificent! The gorgeous white tent (with lighting) is beautifully set up overlooking the water. And the view is breathtaking! Many of our guests commented on how spectacular the SSC was and asked how we found it! And we are so glad we did! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
The Seacoast Science Center was a wonderful venue!!!! I can't say enough good things about this venue or its staff. Amanda was a pleasure to work with from Day 1, very responsive, knowledgeable and friendly as was all of the Seacoast Science Center staff. Not to mention very willing to help with anything and everything. I know Amanda did a lot on the day of as well :) And the venue- wow!! My guests couldn't stop raving about how beautiful it was. So much natural beauty and space and the tent the Science Center has set up is very nice, large and having a floor is great! We got very lucky with amazingly beautiful weather but this venue would make a cloudy day beautiful as well. Best of all, all of the money we paid for the venue goes toward environmental education, which is wonderful. Thank you Amanda and the Seacoast Science Center for making our wedding great!!
The Seacoast Science Center was a wonderful venue!!!! I can't say enough good things about this venue or its staff. Amanda Read more...
The Seacoast Science Center was a wonderful venue!!!! I can't say enough good things about this venue or its staff. Amanda was a pleasure to work with from Day 1, very responsive, knowledgeable and friendly as was all of the Seacoast Science Center staff. Not to mention very willing to help with anything and everything. I know Amanda did a lot on the day of as well :) And the venue- wow!! My guests couldn't stop raving about how beautiful it was. So much natural beauty and space and the tent the Science Center has set up is very nice, large and having a floor is great! We got very lucky with amazingly beautiful weather but this venue would make a cloudy day beautiful as well. Best of all, all of the money we paid for the venue goes toward environmental education, which is wonderful. Thank you Amanda and the Seacoast Science Center for making our wedding great!! Read less
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Jillian
Wedding:
7/31/2015
5.0/5.0
Beautiful location for a wedding! Staff was helpful and welcoming. I am so thankful I got married at one of my favorite places in New Hampshire. The Seacoast Science Center is wonderful!
Beautiful location for a wedding! Staff was helpful and welcoming. I am so thankful I got married at one of my favorite Read more...
Beautiful location for a wedding! Staff was helpful and welcoming. I am so thankful I got married at one of my favorite places in New Hampshire. The Seacoast Science Center is wonderful! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I had such a wonderful experience planning and having my wedding at the Seacoast Science Center. Amanda Sobel is very knowledgeable about optional vendors and planning details. We were able to drop of decorations and other supplies for our wedding a few days prior to the wedding, which was very helpful so that we weren't transporting everything to the SSC on the day of my wedding. On the day of my wedding, the staff was super helpful and continued to check in with us throughout the afternoon to cater to any of our needs. The staff alone and the price would be great reasons to have your wedding there, but the view of the wedding/reception site is the top reason that you should have your wedding there. All of my guests loved being right on the ocean and kept commenting on how wonderful everything was. Only word of advice....if you will be there at night time, have bug spray available. The mosquitoes became pretty bad once the sun went down, but that's not out of the unusual for New England. Thanks SSC for such a great wedding!!!!!
I had such a wonderful experience planning and having my wedding at the Seacoast Science Center. Amanda Sobel is very Read more...
I had such a wonderful experience planning and having my wedding at the Seacoast Science Center. Amanda Sobel is very knowledgeable about optional vendors and planning details. We were able to drop of decorations and other supplies for our wedding a few days prior to the wedding, which was very helpful so that we weren't transporting everything to the SSC on the day of my wedding. On the day of my wedding, the staff was super helpful and continued to check in with us throughout the afternoon to cater to any of our needs. The staff alone and the price would be great reasons to have your wedding there, but the view of the wedding/reception site is the top reason that you should have your wedding there. All of my guests loved being right on the ocean and kept commenting on how wonderful everything was. Only word of advice....if you will be there at night time, have bug spray available. The mosquitoes became pretty bad once the sun went down, but that's not out of the unusual for New England. Thanks SSC for such a great wedding!!!!! Read less
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DEALS

30% off of rental fee for October 14, 15, and 16 2016.
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Redeem In-Store   $5,800 Value
Interested in booking your ceremony & reception at the Seacoast Science Center in 2016? We are offering a discount on events held October 14th, 15th, and 16th only. The discount applies to a reception or ceremony & reception booking (6 hour event). Please email Amanda at: a.sobel@seacentr.org for more information.

Offer Expires: 09/30/2016
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50% Outdoor Evening Reception: Monday - Thursday
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Promo Code: weekday   $4,200 Value
Valid for Spring/Summer/Fall 2016: Book an outdoor wedding reception at the Seacoast's most unique wedding venue and receive 50% off the rental fee! Valid for events on Mondays-Thursday only, including holidays. Additional fees apply. Contact Amanda Sobel at: a.sobel@seacentr.org today for more information and availability!

Offer Expires: 10/22/2016
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