Oakes Ames Memorial Hall

3 Barrows Street, North Easton, MA 02356 Map · Phone number
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About Oakes Ames Memorial Hall

Oakes Ames Memorial Hall is a historic wedding venue located in North Easton, Massachusetts. It was established in the late 1881 by Oakes Ames' children as a memorial to their father. They had commissioned Henry Hobson Richardson, a great American architect, to design and oversee the build. Richardson kept in line with the romantic aesthetic of his other works, one of which is notably the Trinity Church in Copley Square, Boston. These inspired design elements are found throughout and include beautifully rounded arches, sloped and dramatic rooflines, as well as abundant masonry that integrates medieval-style carvings that are a feast for the eye. Situated on a granite outcropping, the structure demands agency over its surroundings, drawing in guests to be inspired by its grandeur and elegance. The landscape around the venue is designed by the well-renowned architect F.L. Olmsted, the talented mind behind New York's Central Park. Reflecting the opulence of four other Richardson buildings in the town of Easton, Oakes Ames Memorial Hall is nestled into a National Historic Landmark District.

Facilities and Capacity

Oakes Ames Memorial Hall is pleased to open their doors for weddings and other celebratory events. The lovely Gallery Hall accommodates up to 80. The Great Hall is the shining glory of the building, boasting soaring ceilings and leaded stained glass windows. The Great Hall accommodates up to 180 guests.

Services Offered

Oakes Ames Memorial Hall is happy to host a variety of functions within its walls. They offer you the convenience of bringing in your own vendors & encourage prospective couples to reach out and schedule a viewing to see exactly how Oakes Ames Memorial Hall is able to provide a fantastic environment for their special day.

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The Loggia
The Loggia
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Sunny View
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Grand Stairway
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Ceremony Setup
Great Hall
Great Hall
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You may kiss the bride
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Newlyweds
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Nuptials
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Happy Bride
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Mr. and Mrs.
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Reception
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Table Design
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Sweetheart Table
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Stage
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Head Table
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Forever Romance
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Happy Couple
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Bubble Procession
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Snowy Love
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Winter Romance
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Beginning Forever
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Stylish Wedding Party
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Queset Garden Ceremony
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Beautiful Couple
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Happy Family
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Garden Wall
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Pretty in Purple
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It's Official
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Romantic Dance
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You may kiss the bride
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First Dance
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Flower Girls
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Flower Girls
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Handsome Boy
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Pure Joy
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Do you take this man
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Masquerade Ball
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Will you marry me
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The Great Hall
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Grand Reception
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Queset Garden
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5 Reviews for Oakes Ames Memorial Hall

Recommended by 87% of couples


4.4 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.4
  • Professionalism 4.4
  • Flexibility 4.3
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 3.7
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  • Brenna

    Brenna Campbell · Married on 11/02/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Best Wedding Decision We Made!

    We are so thrilled that we got married at Oakes Ames Memorial Hall. We held the ceremony in the downstairs hall and the reception in the great hall upstairs. It was wonderful to have everything in the same place. We loved the flexibility of being able to choose our own vendors and decorations. Joan and the building staff were outstandingly helpful. It is such a gorgeous space with unique details that made our wedding feel different and special.

    Sent on 11/23/2019
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    Aaron · Married on 10/26/2013

    4.8
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      4.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Oakes Ames memorial hall was an amazing place to have a reception. We felt like we had a venue that was an absolute steal, one where we got everything we wanted for our small wedding (50 people) and was absolutely gorgeous. The lovely woman we worked with (Norma) was great in helping us get things set up and my only complaint would be that it was not always easy to get a hold of her. Other than that, we loved Oakes Ames Memorial Hall and would highly recommend.

    Sent on 11/19/2013
  • User3867671 · 2+ years ago

    4.4
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      3.5
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      3.5
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Absolutely stunning Reception hall! The woman that runs the hall only uses her phone though, so communication was a little difficult, it would have been nice if she had an email however she was very friendly and informative. The price was perfect and the location was central for most of our family and friends!

    Sent on 02/03/2014

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Oakes Ames Memorial Hall FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 2000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 2000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Garden
    Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Event Rentals
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    September
    October
    November
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    July
    August

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  • 3 Barrows Street North Easton, MA, 02356 See on map
    7742194878 (Phone number)
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