Give your special occasion some heavy-duty ambiance. Our historic, 19th-century textile mill is on the National Register of Historic Places as America's first factory, a memorable backdrop for unique social or corporate events. Flexible seating/meeting configurations and catering kitchen accommodate up to 300 guests, wonderful for Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, weddings, birthdays, corporate dinners or meetings.
Treat your guests to one of Greater Boston's most unforgettable special event experiences. On our lower level, they'll enjoy browsing our museum galleries, filled with intriguing exhibits of the Industrial Revolution and America's tradition of innovation. Our main exhibit gallery, with breathtaking 50-foot ceilings, is ideal for receptions and entertainment.
Upstairs, the impressive Jackson Room is the perfect setting for your main event, with period-style lighting, brick and beam architecture, and soaring windows with views of the scenic Charles River. The Jackson Room is A/V equipped with a stage area for presentations or ceremonies, and accommodates groups of 180 with banquet seating and dance floor, and 250-300 theatre-style or reception.
The museum's distinctive facilities accommodate a variety of events:
* Corporate meetings, product launches, conferences, and holiday parties
* Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, anniversary and birthday parties
* Professional association meetings and seminars
* Alumni group reunions, events, and meetings
* Non-profit fundraisers, meetings, and special events
Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, Waltham
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Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation