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Plaza

This outdoor venue will let your guests enjoy a breath of fresh air while admiring the architectural design and detail of our century-old castle.

The plaza is the ideal venue for a barbecue, wedding, or cocktail reception.

Rent it in conjunction with the Rotunda and ask about our packages.

Capacity

  • reception (stand-up): 250
  • wedding ceremony (chairs): 120

Capacities listed above are maximums and do not take into account additional set-up requirements such as head tables, dance floors and audio-visual equipment.

Size
847 square metres (9,117 square feet)

Special Features

  • city view

Rental Rate
From $1900

We offer discounts to not-for-profit and charitable organizations and to government departments.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Availability
Outside of regular museum hours

More Information
Facility Rentals
613.566.4712
events@nature.ca

The plaza set up for a ceremony.

A ceremony set-up. Image: Jennifer Lee Mason © Canadian Museum of Nature

The plaza set up for a ceremony.

The outdoor plaza with chairs facing the rear of the museum for a ceremony. Image: Jennifer Lee Mason © Canadian Museum of Nature

The plaza set up for a ceremony.

The plaza with chairs set up for a ceremony and a view of the grassy area. Image: Jennifer Lee Mason © Canadian Museum of Nature