1333 Camino del Rio, Durango, Colorado  |  (970) 259-9234  |  powsci.org

Nestled along the scenic Animas River, The Powerhouse is located in the heart of downtown Durango, Colorado. This historic 11,000 square foot riverfront venue provides a charming and nostalgic location for couples to celebrate their momentous occasion of love. Its Mission-style architecture offers an atmospheric space for couples to wed surrounded by a storied past with both indoor and outdoor celebration sites.


Venue amenities include:

*Centrally located within walking distance of restaurants, hotels, bars, and retail stores

*Outdoor plaza equipped with shade sails for wedding ceremony and dinner reception

*Full liquor license with bar serving beer, wine and liquor.

*Portable outdoor PA system for ceremony use and cocktail hour playlist.

*High-quality indoor dmx party lighting for dancing and music

*Professional  event staff on duty fo the duration of your event including setting up and breaking down of tables and linens along with venue cleanup.


Featured Weddings

A simple and casual wedding at the Powerhouse, Durango, Colorado. Photo by Kara Cavalca

A Simple & Casual Wedding at The Powerhouse

An outdoor ceremony at The Powerhouse followed by a dance party with the dinosaurs.

A Wedding at Powerhouse Science Center, Durango Colorado wedding location

Love & Joy at the Powerhouse

An outdoor ceremony in downtown Durango at the Powerhouse Science Center.

A Grand Exhibition of Love & Electro-Science at Powerhouse Science Center, Durango Colorado

A Grand Exhibition of Love & Electro-Science at the Powerhouse Science Center

A Steampunk wedding mixed with Irish details and metal tones at the Powerhouse Science Center.

A Crane Themed Wedding at The Powerhouse Science Museum

From the bride, Kacy: Our wedding theme was cranes.  The crane is a majestic bird which mates for life and…


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