Governor Sprague Mansion

1351 Cranston St, Cranston, RI
Capacity: 60 people

About Governor Sprague Mansion

The Governor Sprague Mansion served as the majestic home of one of our country's leading families in 19th century industry. The original 1790's farmhouse was enlarged in 1864 to allow for lavish entertaining by the politically connected Sprague family which had ties to the Lincoln administration. The Cranston Historical Society would like to invite you to host your next meeting, party, luncheon, or other special event in one of our two facilities that are available for rental. The Mansion can host: 95 guests reception-style; up to 60 guests sit-down event; up to 64 guests conference type seating can be arranged. Use of first floor ballroom area, dining room, pub room, kitchen facilities. Rare 1880s Steinway Grand Piano available for event at an additional fee. 6ft & 4ft tables/chairs to accommodate up to 64 guests available at no charge. Handicap accessible first floor, entrance ramp in rear of museum. Parking in back of museum & street parking.


lovely place for a 50th anniversary party - An Eventective User from Hastings, NY

Everything went so well, it was a lovely place for a party.

Venue Types
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 60
  • Special Features: Grand ballroom entrance at 1353 Cranston St. 1st fl. handicap accessible, rear entrance. Parking in back plus street parking. Arbor in back. 2.5 acre lot. The Mansion can suggest names of caterers, musicians, bakeries to assist in planning your event.
  • Year Renovated: 1985