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With an atmosphere like none other, the Museum of Life and Science provides a unique setting for any bride’s dream wedding. The relaxed atmosphere provides spontaneity and exploration and is ideal for a summer wedding in North Carolina.

The M.O.L.S offers brides-to-be the following amenities:

  • 90,000 square feet of space
  • Excursions through the Nature Park
  • Railway rides along Ellerbee Creek
  • A list of preferred caterers
  • Handicap accessible features and lots of parking

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From the tropical setting of theMagic Wings Butterfly House, to the life-sized residents of the Dinosaur Trail, the Museum of Life and Science offers a modern and memorable wedding experience year-round.

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The Museum of Life and Science’s rentals manager is Kelly Taylor. She will tell you “From intimate ceremonies to a twilight cocktail hour, the experience of celebrating your special moment amid hundreds of tropical butterflies is truly once-in-a-lifetime. There’s a level of romance that just can’t be matched.” She said “Couples often don’t realize the endless possibilities a museum wedding offers. With over 60,000 sq. ft. of hands-on exhibits the only limiting factor is their imagination!”

Durham NC has some truly great venues for weddings and receptions. We have to agree that brides that are looking for an outside-the-box venue should check out The Museum of Life and Science. Don’t forget Catering By Design for all your Durham NC wedding catering needs. The quality of our food and menus will blow you away. Check out the highlights from a beautiful August wedding we recently catered here at the M.O.L.S. in Durham. To see the entire gallery, you’ll need to visit us on Pinterest.

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Stationary Hors d Oeuvres & Cocktail Hour

Featured above we have a delicious gluten free Fruit Kebob. This summer delight was paired with a sweet Vanilla Yogurt Sauce. We also served a gluten free platter of Imported & Domestic Cheeses. The cheese trays were garnished with Seasonal Fruit and served with Assorted Crackers.

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Pictured above is our delicious Toasted Phyllo Cups with Chicken, Mango & Cilantro. Wedding guests devour these as quick as we can make them. Yummy!

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Buffet Dinner in The Main Building

The dinner was served buffet style and our Baby Greens with Candied Walnuts with Feta Cheese and homemade Citrus Vinaigrette took the point as a healthy starter. Guests had an opportunity to taste two savory proteins. They loved the Chicken Breast Stuffed with Portobellos, Roasted Red Peppers and Vermont White Cheddar and Balsamic Glazed Salmon. Penne Pasta with Spinach, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Basil Cream Sauce along with a Sauteed Vegetable Medley made for the perfect side.

For dessert, guests enjoyed the self-serve station of assorted miniatures of Key Lime Pie and Raspberry Cheesecake Shooters and Strawberry Shortcake.

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For the best in Durham NC wedding catering, please consider giving Catering By Design a try. We offer free menu tastings where as most of our competitors do not. We are also an award-winning caterer with the flavors and prices to back them up. Call us today, or just stop by the kitchen.