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Macaulay Salmon Hatchery

Consider the Ladd Macaulay Visitor’s Center for your next event – a versatile, captivating and affordable space! Beautiful aquariums and exhibits that can be seen year round create a spacious and tranquil environment inside, while the large deck outside provides inspiring views of Gastineau Channel. All the necessary amenities are available to make your event a success.  Located just 3 miles from downtown, the Macaulay Visitor Center is an ideal space for any event…

~Wedding Receptions & Ceremonies ~Company Retreats & Conventions ~Meetings & Conferences ~ Birthday Parties ~ Fundraisers ~ Holiday Parties ~ Festivals & Socials ~ Luncheons & Potlucks ~ Wakes & Celebrations

Rental rates vary, but include: Set-up and break-down of our 20 tables and 64 chairs; Surround sound stereo, flat screen TV, DVD player and microphone; Access to mini fridge, kitchenette, and outside deck; Alcohol permitted (you provide TAPS server); Coffee service, linens and cocktail tables available for an additional cost.

Available November – March: 7 days a week, 8am – 10pm

Host a holiday party during the month of December – we transform the Visitor’s Center with festive lights, Christmas tree & decorations.

Tours & Attractions
  • Meeting Rooms: 1
  • Kitchenette:
  • Family Friendly (12 and under welcome):
  • Minimum Age Limit: N/A
  • Weight/Height Limits: N/A
  • Private Tours Available:
  • Language Translation Available:
    • Spanish
    • French
    • German
    • Portugese
    • Chinese (Mandarin)
    • Japanese
    • Arabic
    • Hindi
    • Russian
Meeting Facilities
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
Facility Info
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  • Reception Capacity 150
  • Banquet Capacity 65
Visitor's Center
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2400
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 50
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 150
2697 Channel Dr, Juneau, AK 99801