Offshore Energy Center's Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum and Education Center
- Conference Room
- The museum conference room, with a capacity of 24, is available for rental daily from 9 am to 5 pm. The room includes a VCR, DVD, a slide and overhead projector, and phone access. In addition, it also has a ceiling-mounted LED projector with laptop connections, pull-down screen, and dry-erase board with flipchart. Beverage service is provided with the rental cost. The rental fees are $500 per day with a deposit of $200 required to hold a reservation. Multi-day discounts available.
- Third Floor
- The third floor of the museum, with a capacity of 65, is available for luncheon rentals Monday through Friday from 10 am to 5 pm. A public address system with a cordless microphone is included for making speeches or presenting awards. The rental fees are $500 with a deposit of $200 required to hold a reservation.
- Entire Rig
- All three levels of the museum, accommodating up to 300, are available for rent for evening events such as dinners, receptions, weddings, family reunions, and dances. The rig is available from 6 pm (after 7pm during the summer) to 12 midnight. The conference room is not included in this rental. The rental fees are $750 Sunday through Thursday, and $950 on Friday and Saturday with a $350 deposit required to hold a reservation.
All rentals include a 10% discount on merchandise in our Gift Shop. Call Margi Peterson at 409.766.7827 for details.
Rental Details: A tentative date must be secured with the proper deposit within two weeks of making a reservation. Your date will be confirmed in writing upon receipt of the required deposit. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, checks (made out to the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum and Education Center), and cash. The deposit cannot be applied toward the rental, and will be returned within two weeks after the event. The full amount of the rental must be paid prior to the event. Set-up by the caterers must be coordinated with our staff (call Monica Crossno at 409.766.7827 to coordinate).
If interested in reserving the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum and Education Center for your next event, please contact us at 409.766.7827.