Fleischmann Auditorium

The auditorium accommodates a dinner and dance reception of 175 people, amplified music is allowed inside the auditorium. Events may begin at 4:00 PM. Music must stop at 9:30 PM and all guests depart by 10:00 PM.

Ambiance: Large wood floor area, dark wood paneling. Museum collections on display. With creative decor, an auditorium can be transformed into a memorable, fanciful space.


  • Standing: 350
  • Theater-style seating: 350
  • Dinner seating: 200
  • Dinner/Dance seating: 175


  • Prep or Pre-Stage Annex
  • Podium

Audio-Visual Capabilities:

  • Fully-equipped A/V booth
  • Surround sound
  • Projector
  • Big screen
  • Must contact Museum-approved A/V technician for use of A/V equipment.

Internet Access: Yes

Parking: Up to 150 cars on site. 


  • No smoking, balloons, or confetti.
  • No floating candle centerpieces.
  • Waterproof mats must be placed under all food and beverage serving and preparation areas.

Other Services:

  • Catering counseling
  • Security¬†


Our Event Manager, Meridith Moore, is available to answer any questions and schedule on-site visit and consultation. Contact her at 805-682-4711 ext 112, or email at mmoore@sbnature2.org.