Historic Sites for Special Events

Plan your special event at a Historic New England property and help support preservation of our region’s cultural heritage

Did your wedding plans change because of COVID-19? While most of our house museums are currently closed for tours, we are excited to offer opportunities for small indoor ceremonies at the Lyman Estate and the Eustis Estate this winter for $895.

Spanning four centuries and five states, Historic New England homes, farms, and landscapes make wonderful settings for your wedding, corporate event, or private party. The historic properties featured below are our most popular. Feel free to peruse the full list and contact our function rentals staff to schedule a visit.

From elegant mansions to lush landscapes, Historic New England sites bring classic style and grace to your special day. Your rental fee helps support the preservation and care of these unique properties.

Featured Sites

Lyman Estate

Beautiful 1793 Federal-style mansion and thirty-seven-acre gardens in Waltham, Massachusetts. Learn more.

  • Lyman Estate

    Beautiful 1793 Federal-style mansion and thirty-seven-acre gardens in Waltham, Massachusetts. Learn more.

  • Eustis Estate

    An 1878 aesthetic marvel encompassing eighty acres, adjacent to the Blue Hills Reservation in Milton, Massachusetts. Learn more.

  • Codman Estate

    A 1740 country estate in Lincoln, Massachusetts, surrounded by gardens and a charming carriage house. Learn more.

  • Roseland Cottage

    Carriage house and gardens on the grounds of an 1846 Gothic Revival summer house in Woodstock, Connecticut. Learn more.

  • Hamilton House

    Idyllic gardens overlooking the Salmon Falls River on the grounds of a 1785 Georgian mansion in South Berwick, Maine. Learn more.

  • Governor John Langdon House

    Gardens at a 1784 Georgian-style governor's mansion in the heart of historic Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Learn more.

  • Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House

    Interior designer's eclectic 1907 summer house features a terrace overlooking the harbor in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Learn more.

  • Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm

    Rustic, 230-acre property with barn and manor house in Newbury, Massachusetts. Learn more.

Our Most Popular Sites

Rates, capacity, recommended vendors, and more details are available for the following sites.


Photos courtesy of: Erika Follansbee Photography (Hamilton House), Sharon’s Studio of Gloucester (Beauport), Stephanie Vegliante Photography (Roseland Cottage), TARA Photography (Governor John Langdon House), Ria Mackenzie Photography (Lyman Estate), Brianna Cox Photography (Codman Estate), and Abby Lorenz¬†Photography (Eustis Estate).

Tour Our Historic Sites

Visit Roseland Cottage in Woodstock, Connecticut.

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Visit Hamilton House in South Berwick, Maine.

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Visit Governor John Langdon House in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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