Host Your Event with Urban Kitchen Catering at The Natural History Museum


Venue Spotlight: San Diego Natural History Museum

Urban Kitchen Catering is proud to announce our newest venue partnership with the iconic Natural History Museum in Balboa Park. This unique venue can host an intimate rooftop reception for 50 guests to a full-scale multi-level experience for up to 1,800 people, set inside the wonder of The Nat’s collections and exhibitions of the natural world.

With multiple event spaces within the museum, this is a particularly exciting venue for Urban Kitchen Catering and allows us to provide our full scope of catering and event management expertise. From weddings to corporate events, galas, meetings and more, anything is possible at the Natural History Museum.

The Spaces:

a stunning and versatile space with a four-story translucent ceiling and granite floor.

Legler Benbough Hall
new lower level event space

with views of the downtown skyline, east to the mountains, south into Mexico, and the San Diego Bay, this rooftop deck—the only one in Balboa Park—is a stunning location.

Charmaine and Maurice Kaplan Theater
a comfortable, multipurpose venue for lectures, panel discussions, symposiums, wedding ceremonies, concerts, and films. With a 3D large-format screen and Dolby Digital sound, the theater has multimedia capabilities and state-of-the-art acoustics and technology.


For info and to plan your next event, please fill out our Before We Meet form.