Party & Function Rentals at the Boston Nature Center

Private function at BNC

George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center at Boston Nature Center

The Boston Nature Center is one of the greenest buildings in Boston and is a great place to hold your next event. We offer a unique and natural setting for birthday parties, social events, meetings and public programs.

Tours of the building, as well as special programs, can be arranged. Our facilities are sure to make your next event memorable.

Types of Functions

Birthday parties, social events, meetings, private functions and public programs.

Learn more about birthday parties >

Maximum Capacity

  • Hayden Classroom I and II (individually): 40 seated adults without tables; 25 with tables
  • Hayden Classroom I and II (joined): 80 seated adults without tables; 50 with tables
  • Resource Room: 40 seated adults without tables; 25 with tables


September - June
Weekdays 9 am-5 pm
Weekends & holidays, 10 am-4 pm 
After hours and special tours/programs may be considered


Rental fees are based on rooms used and length of time. Please see our Rental Fee brochure under downloads. Discounts may be available for community groups. Rates do not apply for weddings and some large events. Please call for details.

Food Storage/Prep

Non-commercial kitchen; refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave


Up to 70 cars

Onsite Equipment

LCD projector, drop down screen, white/blackboard

Additional Amenities

2 miles of nature trails, an outside garden, amphitheater, and patio

Please Note

Smoking and alcoholic beverages are prohibited