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Add a Nordic touch to your event

Museum Rentals


Make your wedding, meeting, or event extra special by hosting at at the National Nordic Museum. Our Osberg Great Hall, Fjord Hall, and terrace are perfect for weddings and performances, while our classrooms, lounge, and balcony are intimately-sized for meetings, classes, or small receptions.

With new changes in place due to COVID-19, we are excited to offer you specialized options for weddings, fundraisers, conferences, memorials, and meetings. 

We are looking out for everyone’s health and safety—visitors, staff, and tomten alike! From virtual solutions to added space for social distancing, our packages will get you and your family out of the house, safely. Video solutions for all occasions are available to allow virtual guests to make memories with you.

Did you have to reschedule your big day in 2020? We have got you covered! Special Wedding packages now available for August and September 2021 weddings.

Download our Rental FAQs here.

For more information, contact our rentals team via email.



Fir-clad Osberg Great Hall, lit with blue and red lights


Rental Details


To provide additional space for intimate weddings we are excited to offer specialized packages through 2021.


Osberg Great Hall, a wood-clad hall with pendant lights

Modern Scandinavian design meets the heart of Ballard in our hemlock-lined Osberg Great Hall.


Fjord Hall, decorated with special lights on the white walls

The beauty of our Fjord Hall will give you additional space to host your next small gathering.


Your rental includes the use of:

  • 400 chairs
  • 33 60-inch round tables
  • PA system for music
  • Additional spaces included in special offers to accommodate social distancing
  • Wedding couple greenrooms
  • Exclusive catering and setup services by our preferred caterers


  • See Washington State Phased Reopening Plans for guest count maximums
  • Dates subject to availability
  • Venue rentals starting at $750
  • Special offerings and price available thru December 31, 2021


Live Streaming and Virtual Solutions

We are proud to partner with Blue Danube Productions to provide virtual solutions for any event. Though group gatherings are limited, Blue Danube is ready with virtual and live streaming options to give your guests a unique experience from the comfort of their own homes.


A closeup of a wedding table in Osberg Hall with white table cloths and fine dinner ware.
Osberg Hall, showing rows of black chairs in the cedar-lined room.
A happy groom and bride jump down the Sun Terrace stairs.
Osberg Hall, showing the large projection screen.
Osberg Hall, showing black tables in the cedar-lined room.
Osberg Hall, showing rows of tables in the cedar-lined room.
Cedar-lined Osberg Hall lit up with blue, pink, and purple lights for an event.
Cedar-lined Osberg Hall.
A sunny party on the Sun Terrace.
The Third Floor Lounge with panoramic views of the working Locks.
A buffet set up in the Third Floor Lounge.
A classroom set up with light wood chairs.
A classroom set up with light wood chairs.
The Cultural Resource Center set up for a lecture.
Please contact our Operations Manager for information regarding facility rentals at rentals@nordicmuseum.org or 206.789.5707 x7026.