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Nature and historic buildings provide a charming backdrop for your next event! Blandford Nature Center has various facilities we make available for rentals.

Rentals are charged on an hourly basis, and we require membership to rent a space at Blandford. We do want each rental to connect with our mission of educating, engaging, and empowering our community to become stewards of the natural world that sustains us. Our policy is that a non-mission related event must also book an engaging educational program as well for the same day of rental. You may choose from our many programs already designed, including our animal programs, or we can customize a program based on your interests. The program cost is in addition to the building rental fee. Typical program costs are $5 a participant, with an $80 program minimum.  

Buildings available for rental include the Visitor Center Auditorium*, Learning Lab, and the One Room Schoolhouse

To Book a Rental and Program: 
Contact the Office Manager at 616-735-6240 ext 11, or though email. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Building Rental Details: 
Visitor Center Auditorium* 

Fits up to 60 people comfortably 

Rental Fee is $90.00 per hour during business hours. 
Get a sneak peak of the building, including the Upstairs Auditorium with our Virtual Tour







Schoolhouse

Fits up to 40 people comfortably 
Rental Fee $50.00 per hour during business hours. 










Learning Lab 

Fits up to 30 people comfortably
Rental Fee $50.00 per hour during business hours. 









Educational Program Details: 
You can choose your favorite program from our various educational programs, including our Wildlife Programs. If nothing on the lists is what you are looking for, ask about a custom program to fit your needs or interest areas. 
Typically, our programs are 90 minutes long and can be customized to fit your group's age. The programs are all priced at $5 a participant with $80 program minimum, including the Wildlife Programs. 

We apologize for any inconvenience, but Blandford Nature Center does not host weddings.

  
*Visitor Center Auditorium is on the second floor and is not currently wheelchair accessible. The Learning Lab and the Schoolhouse are both ADA accessible.
 
 
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