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Private Events / Event Space Information

Private event and meeting space in Durham guaranteed to impress

21c Museum Hotel Durham brings over 10,500 square feet of art-filled exhibition and event space to the heart of downtown Durham. 21c Durham features a wide range of spaces – many with cutting edge audiovisual technology and large light-filled windows – making it the perfect venue for board retreats, executive meetings, cocktail gatherings, reception dinners, charitable events, intimate weddings or any other special occasion.

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Need an inspiring venue for your next meeting? 21c Durham’s conference room includes state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities for up to 14, while our gallery spaces offer the perfect venue for larger groups. Talk to our professional event team to learn more.

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Make your big day a unique experience by hosting your reception, rehearsal, or wedding at 21c Durham. Our Main Gallery seats groups of up to 170 and receptions as large as 250. Counting House’s culinary team can prepare a catering menu specifically tailored to your needs. The restaurant also offers a Private Dining Room and unique underground Vault space for intimate dinners.

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Celebrations & Corporate Events

21c Durham is the perfect event venue for celebrations of all sorts, from unions and reunions, milestones and anniversaries, to product launches and corporate kickoffs. Our dedicated event staff will help you treat your crew to an unforgettable occasion.

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Durham Private Event Amenities


Space is available for private parties of 10 – 250 people.
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Catering is provided by Counting House’s culinary team. Menus by executive chef Jeff Seizer celebrates North Carolina’s rich heritage of fresh seafood.

Wedding Packages

Start anew. As a new chapter of your life unfolds, 21c offers a unique environment in which to gather the ones you love. To help make your day even more special—not stressful—we offer several wedding packages.
> View wedding packages at 21c (PDF)

Go green

As you begin planning your next meeting or event, 21c encourages you to think green. Environmentally responsible meetings and events are not only good for the earth, they can be great for your budget. From conference call services to recycling handouts to locally-sourced lunches, 21c and Counting House are happy to get creative in reducing the environmental impact of your meeting or event. Let your event planner know if you’d like guidance in planning an eco-conscious meeting or event.

Business services

  • Full service 24-hour business center
  • State-of-the-art audiovisual equipment
  • Hard-wired and wireless high-speed internet access, complimentary
  • Professional catering and meeting services
  • Mail and package services


Fancy a ride? Your group can explore the unique offerings of downtown Durham with our complimentary Mercedes-Benz sprinter van service. The sprinter van runs every 30 minutes to American Tobacco Campus, Duke University and Duke Medical Campus. Rides are free within a five mile radius of 21c Durham. Want to go farther? Our Event Team can assist with scheduling rides for $10 per person with a minimum of four per group.

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