Space Rental

Space Rental

Host Your Event at the Queens Museum

A brown skinned bride and groom, holding hands and glancing towards each other, walk down a hallway. The hallway is above ground and has clear glass railings. The bride (on the left) has long, black, wavy hair and is dressed in a white, strapless gown, white earrings, and white floor length veil that follows her steps. The groom (on the right) has a low fade and is wearing a tuxedo with a white dress shirt, black bowtie, emerald green blazer, black pants, and black dress shoes.

Photo: Jahira and Chad Alonso by Manuel Montenegro Photography.

For all inquiries please fill out the form below and we will get back to you shortly. Visit the FAQ section at the bottom of the page to learn more about our space rental guidelines.


The Queens Museum offers spectacular views of the famed Unisphere, contemporary architecture, soaring 40-foot ceilings and flexible floor plans, making this venue the perfect sun-drenched backdrop for weddings, and corporate events. The Museum, which can accommodate seated dinners for up to 250 and larger cocktail parties, offers an incomparable ambiance to any event.


Renowned caterer Abigail Kirsch will work with you every step of the way offering turnkey event planning service for everything from custom menus to vendor selection. In addition to providing world-class cuisine and service, the team at Abigail Kirsch will handle even the smallest of details to ensure your event is executed flawlessly.

Corporate Events

For more information on corporate events and partnerships, visit our Corporate Support page.

Film and TV

The Queens Museum is available for Film and TV shoots. Please fill out the form below and someone from our team will contact you shortly with more information on our availability. 

Community Events

If you are a community-based organization interested in organizing a public event with the Queens Museum, please fill out the form below a minimum of three months prior to the requested program date. Community-based event inquiries will be reviewed on the following dates: Jan 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1. Accepted proposals will be contacted within two weeks following those dates.


Community-based event requests are reviewed by a committee that selects events based on alignment with the Museum’s program, mission, and availability. Due to the volume of inquiries that we receive, we cannot accommodate all requests.


Please note that community events take place during regular museum hours, Wednesday through Sunday, 11am-5pm and will be open to the public. Capacity for community events is no more than 300 people. Community events may incur a fee for facilities and staff support.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of events can I hold at the Museum?

  • Wedding ceremonies and receptions
  • Corporate events cocktail reception and/or dinner
  • Meetings and trade shows


What types of events are prohibited?

The Museum is unable to host the following:

  • Art auctions, exhibitions, or displays
  • Fundraising events for arts organizations or projects and political campaigns
  • Any event with an open guestlist or advertised to the public with no RSVP


Are the museum galleries open during special events?

The Panorama is open all night for your guests to enjoy! The Museum galleries are closed for special events but can be opened upon request for an additional fee.


When is the museum available for special events?

Mondays and Tuesdays, all day. Wednesday through Sunday from 8am until 11am, and 6:30pm until midnight.


How do I get an estimate for my event?

Please fill out the rental inquiry form and we will provide a fee based on your event details. 


Can I hire my own caterer for events at the museum?

Abigail Kirsch is the exclusive caterer for the Queens Museum. 


If my event is non-kosher, can Abigail Kirsch provide kosher meals for some guests?

Yes. Kosher alternates can be prepared ahead of time for observant guests. These meals are sealed and certified kosher.


Does the Museum have parking for events?

Both parking lots adjacent to the Museum are free and open to the public. For your event we can close our North lot which fits 72 cars for a fee.


Is the Museum located near a subway?

The Museum is a 15-minute walk from the Mets-Willets Point stop on the 7 train. For more detils, please read our the information on our Visit page.