Event Rentals

Forget boring hotel conference rooms! The Houston Maritime Museum has a unique gallery space available for your next event rental.

Whether you’re planning an office holiday party, a meeting for your organization, a birthday party, or a professional presentation, the Houston Maritime Museum is a special place to host your next social event.

The ballroom is 18′x38′ with a polished wood floor and display cases full of exquisite model ships and antique navigation equipment.

HMM Rental Rate: $150.00/hour OR $5 per person plus $30/hour


  • Meeting and Dining: Includes chairs and tables for up to 40 guests (Renter is responsible for any catering)
  • Presentation: Includes projector, screen, and laptop set up with seating for up to 50 audience members. (HMM’s Speakers Bureau can delight your group with a presentation upon request)
  • Happy Hour: Includes scattered seating throughout all galleries of the museum – up to 100 guests

All guests will be invited to take a self-guided tour the museum. For an additional fee we can arrange for HMM docents to provide guided tours. An HMM staff member will be available to assist you throughout your event.

For more information or to rent the museum, please contact Heather at (713) 666-1910 or email us.