High Desert Museum provides the perfect venue for a wonderfully memorable special event, whether it be a wedding, Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, family reunion, anniversary party, corporate party, trade show or conference.
Set on 135 forested acres, the Museum’s wood, stone and glass emanate warmth and elegance. Your group will be surrounded by fine art, priceless artifacts and engaging wildlife. From sophisticated exhibit halls to scenic terraces to corporate meeting rooms, we offer a range of flexible spaces for your special event. Our experienced staff works directly with top catering companies and other local vendors to help create a seamless experience.
Weddings & Receptions
Begin your “happily ever after” with a wedding and reception in the serene setting of the High Desert Museum. There is simply no other place like it. Choose from a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces, including exhibit halls, for your special day. From set up and tear down to rehearsals and attendants, our wedding package will address all your needs.
But, don’t just take it from us. We were voted the Best Museum or Arts Venue Outside Portland by Oregon Bride Magazine in 2017!
“A big ‘thank you’ to the High Desert Museum for providing the perfect venue for our fun wedding! Always willing to answer questions and provide everything we needed to pull off this wild ride. Thank you so much!” –Michael and Laura Lee Callan
Let us help you create a private event you and your guests will never forget. Our special event package includes A/V equipment, set up and tear down, additional beer and wine bar, and more.
“The international guests attending our event truly enjoyed their time at the Museum and were very impressed.” –Kristine McConnell, Central Oregon Visitors Association
Please call Gail Hodge, event coordinator, at 541-382-4754 ext. 284 or contact us for more information, prices or a tour.
Facility Rental Hours
Our beautiful space is available to rent for your special event:
5:00 pm – 11:00 pm (May through October) or
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm (November through April).
*Some spaces may be available for private events during business hours.