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Lyman Estate

Lyman Estate Function Rentals


The beautiful Lyman Estate mansion, with its thirty-seven acres of lawns, gardens, and historic greenhouses, offers a private and exceptional setting for social and corporate events, including weddings and private parties, corporate events and outings, business meetings and seminars, and holiday parties.

Call now to schedule your visit to the Lyman Estate or join us for our next open house. On Sunday, April 27, we will be on site to show off the space and answer your questions. Please join us from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather please check this web page for updates.


2014 Saturday dates include:

  • May 3 and 10
  • November 22 and 29
  • December 6 and 15


The Lyman Estate is located at 185 Lyman Street in Waltham, Massachusetts. Get directions to the estate.

Designed in 1793 for wealthy shipping merchant Theodore Lyman, the estate was the home of the prominent Lyman family for more than 150 years. Read more about the history of the Lyman Estate.

Lyman Estate, 185 Lyman Street, Waltham, Mass. 02452

617-994-6672    E-mail the Lyman Estate staff.

Dine and dance in the magnificent ballroom where the waltz was introduced to Boston society.

Palladian window

A grand staircase with a Palladian window provides a perfect spot for photographs.

Peach wall

Walk along the 600-foot Peach Wall.

East Parlor

Host intimate dinner parties in antique-filled parlors.

Cocktails on the veranda

Dine al fresco on the covered veranda overlooking the landscaped grounds.


The dramatic Victorian library