tanglewood nature center and museum

If you are interested in hosting your next work or family social event at Tanglewood, please contact our Office Manager, Deanna, to get a sense of what we can offer. We look forward to working with you to make your event successful, sustainable, and fun! 

We have two buildings and a picnic pavilion available for rental. The largest building is our Nature Center, which includes a spacious auditorium, the exhibit halls, spacious decks overlooking the pond, and a cozy library.  We also have the Lodge, an educational and rental space with a beautiful post-and-beam frame and a large deck leading out to the fields - the virtual tour above begins in the Lodge, and you can click and drag your way to the Nature Center to explore the exhibit halls there. 

Finally, we can offer an outdoor picnic pavilion by the pond. You can read more about our standard pricing by viewing our rental contract here:  Pricing Information.pdf 

For more information, please call us at (607) 732-6060 or email DeannaPlease call ahead for appointments.

For wedding inquiries, please contact Bridget, our Community Relations Manager. She will be happy to discuss the details of weddings in our Lodge or Nature Center, and give you a walkthrough of our facilitiesWeddings at Tanglewood are small, rustic, and accompanied by beautiful scenery. The Lodge can accommodate no more than 100 people. The Nature Center can accommodate no more than 125. To discuss pricing, scheduling, and other details, please email Bridget. 

Click here for a virtual tour of our exhibit all and the Lodge. 

A few photos of our spaces in use are below. 



Nature Center and Museum location:
443 Coleman Avenue Elmira NY 14903

Phone: (607) 732-6060
Fax: (607) 732-6210



Nature Center and Museum hours: OPEN Tuesday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Saturday 10am-4pm. CLOSED Sundays and Mondays. Trails are open dawn-dusk year-round.

Admission to the Nature Center and Museum is FREE to all. Please consider becoming a member of Tanglewood!

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