Memorial Hall

Completed in 1878, Memorial Hall stands as one of Harvard's most iconic buildings and is even a National Historic Landmark.
Home to Sanders Theatre, Annenberg Hall, the Cambridge Queens Head Pub and other facilities, Memorial Hall is a multi-use facility located just beyond the North gates of Harvard Yard. It is ideally suited to accommodate events for several hundred people.

Featured spaces

Annenberg Hall

Arguably the most impressive space at Harvard. Availability is very limited as this venue serves as the Dining Hall for Harvard's freshmen class and summer school programs.

Maximum Capacity
612
Size
8700 sq ft
Sanders Theatre

Famous for its acoustics, its intimate 180 degree design provides unusual proximity to the stage. The theater hosts classes, premier lectures, ceremonies, special events and concerts.

Maximum Capacity
1000
45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA

venue detail

Geolocation

Uses

Concerts, Weddings, Caterer Events, Receptions, Meetings

Type

Indoor

MAXIMUM CAPACITY

612 Annenberg Seating, 1,000 Sanders Theatre Seating

Amenities

Building is Air Conditioned, Handicap accessible, there are also smaller meeting rooms on the lower level that could be available at an additional rental fee.

Catering

For Annenberg Hall, Crimson Catering is the exclusive caterer. For other spaces in Memorial Hall, Crimson Catering is preferred.

Polices and Procedures
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Polices and Procedures

  • Table/Chair moving costs in Annenberg Hall will be estimated after production meeting. Factors include scope and timing, as well as coordination with other venue events. Overtime rates may apply. Furniture moves can range from $2500 to $9000 or more. Average is $3000-$5000.

Venue Contact

Ruth Polleys
617-496-6391
polleys@fas.harvard.edu

Contact an Event Planner

phone

617-384-9723

email

events@harvard.edu

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