BMI Events

Thank you for your interest in the Baltimore Museum of Industry (BMI). The BMI offers several unique options for your special event, which are listed below.  As you read our blog ,you will meet some of our clients, gather wonderful, inspiring ideas for your event, and meet many of our vendors. We hope you find this information about our one–of-a-kind venue helpful!

Please contact Jessica Williams at for more information.

Decker Gallery and Industry Terrace

Our Decker Gallery offers a unique and historic backdrop for corporate events, cocktail receptions, banquets, fundraisers, reunions, weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebrations and anniversary parties. It accommodates 300 guests for a seated, served event; 250 seated with space for a dance floor and food stations; or 500 or more for cocktail reception-style service. A floor-to-ceiling wall of windows and an outdoor waterfront promenade afford a spectacular view of Baltimore’s Historic Inner Harbor. The Decker Gallery is available from 6:00 pm to midnight.

Pavilion and Point

An unforgettable waterfront setting with a spectacular view, our open-air Pavilion accommodates 300 seated guests or 500 for cocktail reception-style service. See-through walls can be dropped during inclement weather.  It is perfect for any event from a casual Crab Feast, Bull and Oyster Roast or family picnic to the most formal wedding ceremony and reception. The Pavilion is available from 7:00 am to midnight (summer hours may vary).

The Hercules Conference Center

Our third floor Liberty Room in the Hercules Conference Center can accommodate up to 50 people for a class, seminar or business lunch.  Tours of the Museum can be arranged for an additional fee.  The Hercules Conference Center is available from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm.  Availability is limited.

Free Parking

Our parking lot offers 200 off-street spaces at no additional charge. Additional parking is located on the street.


Please consider our special brand of on-site “entertainment.” Throughout your event, your guest will step back in time in our re-created workshops and store fronts to discover the history of one of the nation’s greatest industrial cities. We are happy to open our galleries for your guests at an additional charge. Galleries include the Pharmacy, Machine Shop, Oyster Cannery, Garment Loft and Print Shop, where food and beverages are prohibited, and the new Transportation Gallery, where food and beverages are allowed for an additional charge. Support staff will be available throughout your event to answer questions. Guided tours can be arranged.

Catering Your Event

We are pleased to offer you a Preferred Member Caterers list. Only a Preferred Caterer may provide food, alcohol and non-alcoholic beverage service at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.

Preferred Member Caterers

A list of our Preferred Caterers is located on our website at



One Response to BMI Events

  1. Ken says:

    Site sketch would be nice. Hard to find out you have your own parking. Anyone who knows Federal Hill region knows parking is a problem.

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