Host your Cocktail Reception at the
Charles River Museum!

Give your special occasion a unique and exciting ambiance at the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation. Our historic, 19th-century textile mill overlooking the scenic Charles River provides a unique, historic, picturesque backdrop to many of Greater Boston’s most memorable special event experiences.

Looking for a venue for your event on a smaller scale? We offer two cocktail reception packages available Monday through Thursday. This includes use of the Museum’s Main Gallery, Watch Gallery and first floor restrooms.

ACCOMMODATIONS and CAPACITY

  • up to 50 guests for Small Cocktail Reception Package

  • 51-100 guests for Large Cocktail Reception Package

RENTAL FEES

A simplified chart of all rates and fees can be viewed HERE

Renting our facility includes up to 2 hours of setup time, up to 3 hours of event time, up to 1 hour of breakdown/cleanup time (up to 6 hours total).

  • Large Cocktail Reception package: $950

  • Small Cocktail Reception package: $750

Both cocktail reception packages include: 

  • (5) 30” cocktail tables- high or low top 

  • (1) 60” round table 

  • (4) 6’ banquet tables 

  • (50) black Samsonite chairs

  • Gallery speakers and input of an exterior music source (your smartphone, iPad, computer etc.)

ADDITIONAL, MANDATORY FEES

  • Security: All events require private event security at a cost of $150

  • Cleaning: All events require professional cleaning of the facility at a cost of $100

OPTIONAL RENTAL FEES

AUDIO PACKAGE RENTAL

Includes two powered PA speakers with stands, one microphone with stand, one compact mixer with capability for input of an exterior music source (your smartphone, iPad, etc), and all necessary cables. One time set up included at a cost of $125.

NONPROFIT DISCOUNTS

Discounted rates may be available for qualifying non-profit organizations.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOSTING
A COCKTAIL RECEPTION AT
THE CHARLES RIVER MUSEUM
please contact our Event Manager
by completing the following form:

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Our preferred hotels for events at
the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation
are Waltham's own:

Marriott Courtyard      Holiday Inn Express

Do Good While You Sleep! — Stay at the Courtyard By Marriott Boston/Waltham or the Holiday Inn Express Waltham and 10% of the proceeds of your stay will be donated to support the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation! Please ask for the Charles River Museum rate when making your reservation!

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Visit Park Lodge Hotel Group online to make your reservations! - http://plhghospitality.com/

and the
Westin Waltham Boston

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