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Museum of Ventura County

100 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001, USA


Beautiful Venue in the Historic District of Ventura

Great wedding photography here is a breeze as it has a spacious park right next to it and a historic area that is filled with tiled fountains and unbelievably beautiful murals of the early history of the town. A unique indoor/outdoor venues are located in the heart of the historic beach town of Ventura, across from the San Buenaventura Mission. Enjoy beaches, shopping, galleries, fine restaurants and hotels all within leisurely blocks, making the Pavilion and Plaza the perfect setting to create a truly memorable experience.

Event Pavilion + Plaza

Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Pavilion

The newly constructed Pavilion is ideal for corporate seminars, academic lectures, receptions, weddings and other special events. This state of the art facility is equipped with an 18′ wide projector screen with PowerPoint capability, wireless microphones and zone-adjustable sound system. The Pavilion can accommodate 200 guests for a seated dinner, or 250 guests theater style.

Museum Plaza and Event Tent

Adjacent to the Pavilion is the Museum Plaza featuring mature palms, a beautiful water feature and gorgeous mosaics depicting the history of Ventura County. The Plaza is capable of holding an event tent and can seat an additional 140 guests.

The Pavilion and the Plaza may be rented together or separately. Adjacent guest parking is available.

RATE: $1,500-3,750* / CAPACITY: 200 / WEBSITE: venturamuseum.org

*Rate varies depending on guest count.


  • Address: 100 East Main Street
  • City: Ventura
  • Zip/Postal Code: 93001
  • Neighborhood: South of SB
  • Country: United States