Rental Information

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 AV Equipment. In addition, it also has a ceiling-mounted LED projector with laptop connections, pull-down screen, and dry-erase board with flipchart.
Classroom / Conference Room includes:
– $500.00 per day / $200 deposit
– Beverage and snack service
– Multi-day discount
– Admission to museum exhibits

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.
Entire Rig Museum includes:
– $750 weekdays, $950 weekends / $350 deposit
– After hours exclusive access for guests to all museum exhibits and outside decks
– Uniformed docent staff


All rentals include a 10% discount on merchandise in our Gift Shop. Call Kali Ellis at 409.766.7827 for details.

Rental Details

A tentative date must be secured with the proper deposit and signed contract within two weeks of making a reservation. Your date will be confirmed in writing upon receipt of the required deposit.

As a service to our customers, we also offer a line of products that can be personalized with your logo, if you so desire, as gifts for your attendees. Please contact Kali Ellis, Gift Shop Manager, via email at or via telephone at (409) 766-7827 for more information.

Due to the uniqueness of the Ocean Star, we advise an on site tour to view the facility. To arrange a visit for yourself or your party planner, please contact us via email at or via telephone at (409) 766-7827. We will be happy to show you around.

May your experience onboard the Ocean Star be a pleasure!

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