Museum indoor & outdoor exhibits are open to a limited number of guests who reserve online in advance. The Museum is open Wed–Sun, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM. Reserve tickets for the Museum at // The Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is open Wed–Sun, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM. Tickets are available on-site only.

Coggeshall Bowl

Location: Museum

Description: Outdoor theater-style seating for wedding ceremonies, memorial services, concerts, or presentations and additional space for informal and formal receptions, lunches, dinners for private, corporate, or wedding events. Event may begin at 4:00 PM and must end at 6:30 PM with all guests and vendors departed from the area by 7:00 PM.

Ambiance: Beautifully carved stone amphitheater, ideal for wedding ceremonies up to 80 guests or for staging photographs. Located along Mission Creek and Sukinanik’oy Garden.


  • Theatre Style: 80
  • Additional space available with rental combination
  • No amplification of sound is allowed outdoors at the Museum. This includes Coggleshall Bowl.

Facilities: Outdoor theater-style stone amphitheater

Audio-Visual Capabilities: None

Internet Access: None


  • Up to 150 cars on site.


  • No smoking, balloons, confetti, or open flames.
  • No floating candle centerpieces.
  • Waterproof mats to be placed under all food and beverage serving and preparation areas.

Other Services:

  • Catering counseling
  • Security

Price: $500

Please contact Caroline Baker Director of Development at