Host your Function, Party, Event,
or Special Occasion 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.
We regularly host B’nei Mitzvahs, Holiday Parties, Birthday Parties, and special public and corporate events of all kinds.
MUSEUM ACCOMMODATIONS and CAPACITY
up to 300 guests cocktail-style
up to 250 guests theater/classroom-style
up to 160 guests seated for dinner, with space for dancing
up to 200 guests seated for dinner, without space for dancing
Private space for wedding party to gather before the wedding begins
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 6 hours of event time, up to 1.5 hours of breakdown/cleanup time (up to 9.5 hours total).
Monday-Thursday: $2,000 (January - March: $1,500)
Friday & Sunday: $3,000 (January - March: $2,300)
Saturdays, and the Sundays of Holiday Weekends: $4,000 (January - March: $3,000)
Holidays* : $5,000
* New Years’ Eve, New Years’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas
ADDITIONAL MANDATORY FEES
Security: All private events require private event security at a cost of $300
Cleaning: All events require professional cleaning of the facility at a cost of $250
OPTIONAL RENTAL FEES:
The Museum can be closed to the public at 3:00pm on the day of an evening event at no additional charge. Earlier setup/load-in times are possible with (1) permission of the Museum, and (2) an additional fee of $150 per hour.
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, indoors only, included at a cost of $125.
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FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOSTING
A SOCIAL FUNCTION AT
THE CHARLES RIVER MUSEUM,
please contact our Event Manager
by completing the following form:
FOR A LIST OF OUR SPONSORING CATERERS, visit HERE
Our preferred hotels for events at
the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation
are Waltham's own:
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!