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

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 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:

EARLY SETUP/LOAD-IN

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.

CHECK US OUT ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Instagram: @charlesrivermuseumevents

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

Name *
Name
Preferred Event Date (if known)
Preferred Event Date (if known)

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:

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!


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

and the
Westin Waltham Boston

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