Celebrate your wedding at the
Charles River Museum!

Have a unique and exciting ambiance for your wedding 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.

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.

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.

CEREMONY REHEARSAL FEE

Ceremony rehearsals can be requested and are available at the discretion of the Museum at a cost of $200 and for a maximum of 2 hours.

WEDDING CEREMONIES IN LANDRY PARK

Wedding ceremonies can be held in Landry Park just outside the Museum, located right on the Charles River. Landry Park is NOT part of the Museum premises; we do not control and cannot guarantee its availability nor permit its use. Usage of Landry Park is controlled by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and requires a permit, with an associated fee payable to the DCR. Please contact the DCR at least 6 months prior to your event to secure permission to hold your ceremony in Landry Park. Please CLICK HERE for more information about special events on DCR property.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOSTING
A WEDDING 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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