Commander's Mansion

440 Talcott Avenue, Watertown, MA 02472 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Commander's Mansion

Commander’s Mansion is a historic mansion wedding venue that is located in Watertown, Massachusetts. This classical wedding venue is located a convenient 20 minutes away from Boston. Commander’s Mansion stands upon seven acres of beautiful land that creates the perfect backdrop for a couple's wedding day.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples may host up to 200 wedding guest at Commander’s Mansion. There is one main indoor event space that includes two charming changing suites with full private baths. Outside areas contain large open spaces and seasonal tented space.

Services Offered
Commander’s Mansion is a stunning wedding ceremony and reception space. It also has space and services available to host your bridal shower and engagement party as well. In terms of the services and wedding items, Commander’s Mansion can provide the following:

  • Bridal suite
  • Event rentals
  • Chairs and tables
  • Furniture
  • Tents
  • Parking with wheelchair access
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36 Reviews for Commander's Mansion

Recommended by 94% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.5

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  • Elizabeth

    Elizabeth Rioux · Married on 08/24/2019

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    Excellent venue

    Very happy with my choice of venue! The Commander's Mansion was a beautiful site and the use of the grape arbor, mansion, and tent worked out perfectly. I wanted to be sure we chose a venue accessible for wheelchairs and elderly guests, and this fit the bill, especially since the tent has solid brick underfoot rather than grass. Tammy was easy to work with and made planning a breeze. The rental fee was reasonable compared to other venues in the area, and the list of catering options was extensive enough to create real competition - we had no problem finding one we liked without spending a mint. Getting liquor from Gordon's was also a steal compared to some of the quotes I received from other venues that require beverage packages. All in all I wanted flexibility to shop around for vendors instead of having everything dictated in-house by the venue (where they'll also dictate the price, and it won't come cheap!). The Commander's Mansion was perfect.

    Sent on 09/28/2019
  • Laura

    Laura · Married on 06/15/2019

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    Perfect venue for garden party wedding

    We felt so fortunate to find this hidden gem of a venue in Watertown! You have access to the entire historic home and grounds when you book your wedding here. The coordinators work with you to format your perfect day, whether you want to have an indoor or outdoor ceremony/cocktail hour, or if you want to use their beautiful tent for the reception. Our guests raved about all the natural beauty of the grounds, and the exquisite interior of the home. Keep in mind, this is just a venue. Meaning, you are responsible for hiring all outside vendors (food, music, flowers, bartenders/servers, day of coordination), which can be a lot more work than other venues, but it also allows for more flexibility. Gina and Tammy were always available by e-mail and easy to communicate with! The venue also hosts an annual wedding showcase every spring, which was super fun and is were we found many of our vendors!

    Sent on 07/15/2019

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Commander's Mansion Pricing

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Commander's Mansion FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 4,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,050.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Parking, Tables
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 1
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building, Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Wifi
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Furniture, Tables, Tents
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? May, June, July, August, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, November, December

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4 Endorsements

  • Esq.Events
    Esq.Events Wedding Planners

    One of our favorite wedding venues: beautifully maintained and perfect for all seasons.

  • Boston Catering and Events
    Boston Catering and Events Wedding Caterers

    Weddings & Special Events at the Commander's Mansion are truly memorable. The staff is great to work with and always work hard to ensure the day runs smoothly. Simply put, a beautiful, classic New England venue!

  • Justice of the Peace Gina
    Justice of the Peace Gina Wedding Officiants

    Best place to have a wedding! Both the mansion and grape arbor are picturesque. Rae and Tammy could not be more helpful. The Commander's Mansion is a wedding venue jewel.

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  • 440 Talcott Avenue Watertown, MA, 02472 See on map
    617-396-3217 (Phone number)

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