Partners & Venues
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
A Unique Boston Event Venue
The Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, in Boston’s historic South End, features several options for rental that can accommodate a variety of venues: performances, lectures, weddings, corporate meetings, holiday parties, fund raisers, community meetings, and rehearsal space. With a total of over 8000 square feet (excluding classrooms) and an additional 5000 square feet of outdoor space, the following might prove to be the right choice for you:
Symphony Hall Replica Auditorium/Ballroom
- Historic Lobby with marble floors and murals by Charles Mills, circa 1910
- Breezeway from (off) the Lobby leading to outdoor entertaining space
- Classrooms and computer labs
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Harry Parker Boathouse
located in the stunning Harry Parker Boathouse on the banks of the Charles River in Boston—recognized by the Boston Globe as the best new building in the city in 2009 and featured in Boston Magazine’s 2014 wedding issue. With beautiful balconies overlooking the water and windows that frame the setting sun and provide a stunning 150 degree view of the river, CRI has one of the most elegant and inviting spaces in Boston.
The maximum capacity for rentals is 180-200 persons for a sit-down dinner with dance floor and 220 for a cocktail reception. The rental area consists of the 3,040 square foot Community Room on the second floor, a kitchen, and two balconies overlooking the Charles. The Harry Parker Boathouse is fully accessible to all, with elevators to the second floor and handicapped-accessible restrooms. Outdoor space may be rented for events with a capacity of more than 500
The graceful three-story, 25 room Colonial Revival mansion with Georgian overtones is situated on 15 acres of rolling lawns surrounded by stately elm, spruce and weeping willow trees. Historically restored, it quite simply offers the perfect combination of sophistication and elegance.
The manor is decorated in period furnishings, works of art, Italian marble fireplaces, rich paneling, and classic oriental carpeting. The open floor plan was especially designed for entertaining, while the beautiful veranda lends another amenity to any special occasion.
Rates May 1 – Dec. 31 Jan. 1 – April 30
Saturday & Holiday Sunday $3,800 $2,800
Sunday $3,000 $2,000
Friday $3,000 $2,000
Monday-Thursday $2,000 $1,200
Fuller Craft Museum
Located on 22 acres of woodland on the shores of Upper Porter’s Pond, Fuller Craft provides picturesque views, an artful environment, and an experienced staff to help plan your special event.
Fuller Craft is the perfect location for weddings, showers, cocktail parties, graduations, anniversaries, business meetings, and more.