Lyman Estate

185 Lyman Street Waltham, MA
Max Capacity: 150 people
Experience the grandeur of a bygone era by hosting your celebration at the historic Lyman Estate. Set amidst extensive lawns and perennial gardens, the mansion offers an elegant and gracious setting for: Weddings Anniversary Parties Corporate Outings The availability of indoor and outdoor areas gives you maximum flexibility in planning your party. Enjoy a cocktail hour in the garden. Dine al fresco on the covered veranda overlooking the landscaped grounds. Host intimate dinner parties in antique-filled parlors. Dance in the magnificent ballroom where the waltz was introduced to Boston society. Six rooms are used for your party. The oval parlor with its original, hand-carved woodwork. A dramatic Victorian library. The east parlor and the dining room, where light streams in through bay windows. The ballroom, with its crystal chandeliers, classical columns and marble fireplace. A grand staircase with a Palladian window provides a perfect spot for photographs. On the second floor, there is a beautifully furnished changing room. The mansion is fully air conditioned. Your rental gives you use of the mansion and the grounds. In fact, think of the Lyman Estate as your home for the day. We invite you to schedule a visit to the Lyman Estate and meet with one of our knowledgeable event coordinators. The Lyman Estate is a National Historic Landmark located in Waltham, Massachusetts. The Estate, also known as "The Vale" is available to rent for weddings and private functions. The facility sits on 37 acres of landscaped grounds and can host up to 200 guests for a reception and 150 guests for a seated event. Your Event Coordinator provide a list of caterers, photographers, musicians, liquor suppliers, and florists. The Lyman Estate offers a unique and elegant setting for corporate functions such as meetings, parties, retreats and school reunions. During the warmer months, companies may host outings such as barbecues or clambakes and enjoy the extensive lawns for outdoor games. The Lyman Estate is air conditioned. On weekdays, the Lyman Estate may be rented for small meetings and seminars. The availability of the grand ballroom as well as smaller break-out rooms makes the Lyman Estate a unique and comfortable setting. A podium and speaker, projection screen and an easel are available at no cost. We invite you to treat your staff and friends to celebrate a memorable holiday occasion at the Lyman Estate.
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My husband and I were the first to be married at this place back in 1974. We had a blast and what a beautiful place

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Historic Landmark/Registry
  • Non-Smoking
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
Features
  • Acreage: 37
  • Credit Cards Accepted: All Major Credit Cards are Accepted.
  • Facility Location Setting: The Lyman Estate is situated on 37 acres of lawns and grounds in Waltham, Massachusetts. It is located about five minutes from Route 95 (128).
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 175
  • Nearest Airport: 16-25 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: 1-5 miles
  • Nearest Public Transportation: 1-5 miles
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 7
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 6-10 miles
  • Special Features: Ample parking for 100 cars with a parking attendant. Your rental gives you exclusive use of the mansion and the grounds. Knowledgable event coordinators. Tented events.
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 1,400
  • Year Built: 1793
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