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Corporate, Non-profit, & Social Events

Situated along Boston’s Fort Point Channel, in the heart of the city’s trendy Seaport District, lies an adventure for inquiring minds and a journey for sophisticated palates. Boston Children’s Museum is an 88,000 square foot venue offering an eclectic spin on event planning—and a proud MAX Ultimate Food exclusive. Raise a toast in the Atrium, where three-story glass walls overlook Boston’s magnificent skyline and open to reveal more than 16,000 square feet of plaza & boardwalk – the perfect backdrop for barbeques, clambakes, and outdoor fun.  Whatever the occasion, celebrate the way you imagined, in a place imagination calls home.

For information on planning an event please contact:

Loriann Furbush
Sales Manager with MAX Ultimate Food at Boston Children’s Museum
(617) 426-6500 ext 215
Direct number is (617) 986-3647

Event Spaces

The Atrium & Plaza

With its 40-foot floor to ceiling windows looking out to downtown Boston, The Atrium is the ideal space for receptions and seated dinners.  A blend of the industrial and whimsical creates the perfect backdrop for any event. During warm weather months, glass “garage doors” may be opened to allow access to the outdoor adjoining Plaza.  Steps from Boston’s magnificent Fort Point Channel, the Plaza offers the most breathtaking views of the city skyline.

Atrium Capacity: 180 seated / 300 reception

Plaza Capacity:  160 seated / 200 reception


The Common

The second floor houses The Common, which is perfect for presentations, receptions, and seated dinners. The Common is easily accessed from the central staircase and main elevator and is adjacent to the exhibit spaces. The natural stage is perfect for presentations, performances, and dance floors.

The Common Capacity: 210 seated / 200 reception

Dewey/Seuss Conference Rooms

Located on the fifth floor and outside of the museum’s exhibit spaces, The Dewey and Seuss Conference Rooms are ideally suited for day or evening meetings. Accessed through the building’s business entrance, the conference rooms boast large windows offer views of the Fort Point Channel and Boston’s Financial District. These spaces are equipped with audio/visual equipment including a podium and a large projection screen.

Combined Capacity: 150 seated /200 reception
Dewey Capacity: 100 seated/125 reception
Seuss Capacity: 50 seated/75 reception


Just off the main Atrium on the first floor, is KidStage is the perfect addition to any event.  Theatre style seating provides a fun space for karaoke, comedy shows, or a movie night!

The Stage Capacity: Seating for up to 125 guests.

Key Facts

Distance to Logan Airport: 3.4 miles

Distant to Convention Center: 0.5 miles

Distance to Hynes: 4.4 miles

Outdoor Space Available: 16,000 Sq. Ft

Receptions (indoor) up to 1500 guests

More than 2500 guests with adjoining outdoor space

Plated Dinners: Up to 600 with creative floor plan (200 in any single space)


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The Common