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Contact the Museum Visit Coordinator

Celeste Wolfinger
Museum Visit Coordinator
812.337.1337 ext. 11

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Wedding Couple"We photograph lots of weddings. WonderLab is absolutely one of the coolest places for one!"


WonderLab is a unique setting for wedding events Whether you are planning a contemporary celebration or a traditional event, WonderLab’s unique atmosphere and flexible service will make your wedding event one you and your guests will always remember. The award-winning venue offers you two floors of playful interactive exhibits as built-in entertainment and outstanding service at a surprisingly affordable price. WonderLab also provides you an outdoor option with its beautiful outdoor garden, which is next to the B-Line Trail in downtown Bloomington. Learn more about our facilities,  environmentally "green" options, and see more wedding photos on Pinterest

Wedding Package with the Hyatt PlaceHyatt Place King Room
Get 10% off a block of ten or more rooms, plus free downtown parking for guests in the hotel garage, at the new Hyatt Place across the B-Line Trail from the museum AND 10% off the price of renting WonderLab for your wedding and/or reception! *
                                                  Shane Mobley, Hyatt Place            Celeste Wolfinger, WonderLab
                                                  Email or call 812-339-5950          Email or call 812-337-1337 x11
                                                  *Blackout dates apply. Rooms and museum rentals based on availability.

  • Popular Amenities

    • Exclusive use of the museum and garden for 50-300 guests
    • Accessible facilities, including elevator and restrooms
    • Flexible for buffets, sit-down meals, or cocktail style receptions
    • Two floors of multi-sensory exhibits
    • Integrated whole museum sound system
    • Digital projection system and screen
    • Catering by the company of your choice
    • Reception chairs and tables for to 75 guests included

  • Other Benefits

    • Reduce or eliminate the need to decorate
    • Optional science demos or special hands-on activities
    • Optional party favor bags prepared from the gift store
    • Recyling receptacles plus optional compostable plates and utensils available

  • Affordable Wedding Packages!

    Option #1: $800
    Includes exclusive use of the entire museum for three hours (typically 6-9 pm) for up to 100 guests.

    Option #2: $1,050
    Includes exclusive use of the entire museum and the garden for three (3) hours for up to 100 guests.

    Option #3: $1,260
    Includes exclusive use of the entire museum and the garden for four (4) hours for up to 100 guests, plus cocktail tables and linens set up in the galleries.

    Custom Options
    • $100 for each additional 50 guests
    • $150 for each additional hour of rental
    • $250 for renting only the garden or for adding to Option #1
    • $60 for four cocktail tables and linens
    • $50 for hanging special decorations in the Lab Rooms
    • $75 for liquid nitrogen ice cream demonstration and samples.  Each demonstration serves 50 guests.

    You must book your private museum rental with a deposit at least three weeks in advance. WonderLab premier members are eligible for a 15% discount.