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Strategic Plan
2014-15 through 2018-19

         

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Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
Rental Facilities

The Seminar Center
Available for: meetings
Capacity: 100 chairs, 48 with tables & chairs
The Capitol View Room
Available for: meetings
Capacity: 30 with tables & chairs

Room 221 (Second Floor)
Available for: board room meetings
Capacity: 15 with tables & chairs
Room 128 (First Floor)
Available for: board room meetings
Capacity: 8 with table & chairs

Room 136 (First Floor)
Available for: board room meetings
Capacity: 8 with table & chairs


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The Capitol Park Museum
Available for: weddings, receptions, parties, galas, dinners and meetings
Capacity: Multi Purpose Banquet Room: 400 cocktail reception, 200 seated dinner, 250 auditorium style
Lobby: 350 cocktail reception
Plaza: 500 cocktail reception, 300 seated dinner
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THE CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM is a one-of-a-kind setting for your once-in-a-lifetime event. Mix old and new. Let imagination run free with elegant spaces made for celebration. Be inspired by Louisiana's rich history and culture on display in our museum galleries. Make forever memories from picture-perfect views. And whatever the occasion - weddings, receptions, meetings and conferences - count on our experienced professional staff to help you make it truly special.

Entire Building and Patio
Available for: receptions, meetings, parties, and galas.
Capacity: 350 seated, 600 reception
Entire Building
Available for: receptions, meetings, parties, and galas.
Capacity: 175 Seated, 400 Reception
Margaret Taylor Theatre with Audio/Visual
Available for: receptions, meetings, parties, and galas.
Capacity: 100 Seated(Lecture), 80 Seated(Classroom), 200 Reception

Fishbowl Glass Meeting Space
Available for: receptions, meetings, parties, and galas.
Capacity: 65 Seated

Patio
Available for: receptions, meetings, parties, and galas.
Capacity: 200 Seated, 300 Reception
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The Capitol Park Welcome Center is the ideal location for your next meeting or event. Located just steps from the Louisiana State Capitol and with magnificent views of both the Mississippi River and the Capitol Park grounds the Welcome Center is a versatile location perfect for both formal and informal events. Featuring floor to ceiling windows and a beautiful patio under historic oak trees it is the picture-perfect location for your magical evening reception. Additionally, the Welcome Center features two meeting rooms and available theatre quality audiovisual equipment ideal for your next meeting. Contact the Capitol Park Welcome Center staff today to start planning your next big event.

The Cabildo
Available for: wedding ceremonies, receptions, parties and dinners
Capacity: 500 cocktail reception, 100 seated dinner
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Built in 1799 as the seat of the Spanish colonial rule in New Orleans, the Cabildo is perfect for large receptions or events. The Louisiana Purchase was signed on the second floor in 1803. It features a window-filled gallery with spectacular views of Jackson Square, making it a one-of-a-kind backdrop for your event.

The Presbytere
Available for: wedding ceremonies, receptions, parties and dinners
Capacity: 500 cocktail reception, 100 seated dinner
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Nearly identical in design to the Cabildo, this 16,000-square-foot venue hosts our must-see Living with Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond exhibit. The second floor comes alive with an interactive permanent exhibit of all things Mardi Gras. Like the Cabildo, this building also showcases a window-filled gallery overlooking Jackson Square, providing the perfect space for your ceremony, reception or dinner.

The Old U.S. Mint
Available for: wedding ceremonies, receptions, parties, dinners, concerts and festivals
Capacity: 500+ cocktail reception (all floors and grounds), 150 seated (performance hall)
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Built in 1834 as a working mint, this massive landmark boasts a square block of fenced-in grounds and is located on the French Quarter tour bus route. The newly renovated $4.7 million performance hall on the third floor features a stunning room equipped with the latest light and sound technology-perfect for musical performances. The versatility of the space makes it the ideal venue for large corporate events, fundraisers and festivals.