Meetings & Events

History meets function

We offer beautiful and functional spaces for intimate gatherings, to events for 250 people, and everything in between. Contact our events team for more information and to view the spaces.

A group gathering outside The Gaylord-Pickens Museum

Unique event spaces

Our six unique and flexible event spaces are perfect for your next meeting, luncheon, corporate retreat, office party, or evening gala. Simply choose your space and your caterer, and our team will help make your event a success.

Our venue

From small meeting rooms to a grand hall, the Gaylord-Pickens Museum is the
ideal spot for your next private event.

The Great Hall

Located on the fourth floor, the Bennett-McClendon Great Hall includes modern amenities such as tables and chairs and audio visual options. The wraparound windows provide beautiful views of downtown Oklahoma City for your guests to enjoy.

  • Accommodates up to 250 people.
  • Can be set in banquet, cocktail, crescent, or theater style.
  • Built-in A/V and house sound.
Tables and chairs ready for an event in The Great Hall.
A group gathering in The Garden.

The Garden

The Edith Kinney Gaylord Garden is a perfect outdoor event space. The ambient lighting and our historic building as the backdrop are ideal for daytime, evening, or cocktail hour events.

  • Accommodates up to 250 people.
  • Can be set in banquet, cocktail or theater style.
  • Outdoor prep-kitchen and restrooms available.

Devon Classroom

The Devon Classroom is a versatile space for board meetings, training classes, or business luncheons, with built-in audio visual equipment, and tables/chairs set-up to your specifications.

  • Accommodates up to 40 people, depending on layout.
  • Can be set as a classroom, theater, pods, or a hollow square.
  • Built-in A/V equipment.
The Devon Classroom setup with tables and chairs.
A large wooden table and leather chairs in the Centennial Boardroom.

Centennial Boardroom

This historical boardroom is paneled in Honduran mahogany with a matching boardroom table. This room makes a statement and is ideal for small meetings and lunch gatherings. Audio visual equipment can be provided.

  • Accommodates up to 16 people at boardroom table.
  • Perimeter seating and A/V available upon request.

Chesapeake Oklahoma Theater

Our theater with built-in A/V equipment and comfortable seating is perfect for guest speakers, special presentations, or your own private movie screening.

  • Accommodates up to 34 people, including two spots for wheelchair access.
Theater seating in front of a projection screen in the Chesapeake Oklahoma Theater.
People gather in The Foyer.

The Foyer

Marble floors and 20-foot ceilings create an impressive backdrop for a cocktail reception, presentation, or other small gathering. Located on the second floor, guest can also have access to surrounding exhibits.

  • Accommodates up to 200 people for a cocktail event.
  • Accommodates up to 50 people in rounds or theater.
  • Mobile bars included.


Explore some of the most frequently asked questions related to holding a meeting or private event at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.

What is included in the price?

Rates are partially tax deductible as payment is considered a donation to a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. The price includes use of our venue, tables and chairs for up to 250 people for all indoor spaces plus the garden, as well as related set-up and strike of tables and chairs. For weddings, we also provide onsite wedding party suites and a 1-hour photo shoot to be used for engagement or bridal portraits.

How does the contract process work?

Once you’ve decided to host your event with us, our events team will gather details needed to create your contract. You will be emailed a contract for review. Contracts must be signed electronically and the deposit paid within 30 days. After 30 days, your desired date may be released to another potential client.

Do you allow outside catering?

All catering (besides wedding cakes) must be provided by one of our catering partners. For menu inquiries and pricing, please reach out to the following catering contacts:

Is alcohol allowed at your venue?

Yes. All alcohol and bar services must be arranged through one of our catering partners. This includes the purchasing and serving of all alcoholic beverages. There is a four-hour time limit on serving alcohol.

Are table linens provided?

We do not provide table linens, but please reach out to one of our catering partners or any other third party rentals vendor for rental information.

Is parking provided?

We offer 125 free on-site parking spots for your guests. Valet services are available for additional fees and may be required for groups over a certain size.

What additional information may I want to know?

To ensure your event is perfect in every way, we book event staff and security for you at a flat fee. Items such as a stage rental, dance floor rental, up lighting, or additional A/V may incur extra fees. Glitter and open flames are not allowed anywhere on the premises.

Still have questions?

Contact our Events Team for more information.