Herreshoff Marine Museum

1 Burnside St, Bristol, RI
Capacity: 400 people

About Herreshoff Marine Museum

The Herreshoff Marine Museum and America’s Cup Hall of Fame offers a spectacular location on Narragansett Bay for your special event. Whether you are having a corporate function, a graduation party, a wedding and reception, a family reunion, a clambake or a yacht club gathering, our bayside tent and quays provide beautiful scenery for warm-weather events. The Aria Gallery, A. Sidney DeWolf Herreshoff Room, and Hall of Boats provide unparalleled historic nautical environments for any indoor event year round. The waterfront tent is available mid-May through early October. Our tent hosts groups up to 400 people, seated dinners up to 250 people with a dance floor. The Hall of Boats (HOB) is available year round. The HOB can host groups up to 200 people, seated dinners up to 125. Your event at Herreshoff Marine Museum includes the waterfront tent for outdoor events with covered poles and lights. Wedding Ceremony on site at no additional cost! Tables and white garden chairs, a bridal room, security personnel, and a full-time staff on site. Beautiful add-ons such as boats or flags can be requested. If you’re looking to stay on site after your party, our Peacock Alley House is a beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms home, sleeps 8 people and is located right on the Museum’s waterfront. Discover more at peacockalleyhouse.com. For more information about our venue rental and rates or to schedule an in-person viewing, please contact the Events Manager or call us.

Package Pricing

Hall of Boats
Attendees: 250 max | $2,500 - $8,000 /event
Pricing for all event types
Attendees: 300 max | $3,000 - $8,000 /event
Pricing for all event types

Event Spaces

A. Sidney Dewolf Herreshoff Room
Aria Gallery
Conference Room
Hall of Boats
Venue Types
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Waterfront
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 400