Facility Rental


Looking for a spot to host a family reunion, birthday party, baby shower, wedding, meeting or other gathering? The Newton Arboretum & Botanical Gardens’ beautiful Krumm Center offers a conveniently located facility with modern amenities including a kitchen, tables, chairs, podium, air conditioning and a beautiful view.

Rental Details:

  • A full kitchen is available for serving catered or carry-in food (the kitchen is not for preparing food)
  • A 30 cup coffee maker is provided for use. Renters must supply their own coffee and make sure the coffee pot is cleaned and put away when finished.
  • ​Renters must also provide their own plates, silverware, and table cloths.
  • Approximately (6) 8-foot rectangular tables and (12) 6-foot rectangular tables
  • Approximately 70 chairs to be used inside the Center.
  • The building capacity is 105.
  • A 60” TV with DVD player is available for use (please note: there may be no assistance to resolve audio/visual issues, should they arise).
  • WIFI is available

Renter is responsible for complying with all laws regarding alcohol and its consumption. No beer kegs are allowed.
The individual or organization scheduling the event will be held responsible for the conduct of its members or guests as well as the liability for charges that may be incurred for the damage they may cause. If damage is incurred, the responsible party will be billed accordingly.

The Krumm Center rents until midnight. All cleaning needs to be done the night of the party. All areas of the center and kitchen must be cleaned.
     – Any dishes and leftover food items need to be removed from the center.
     – Floors need to be vacuumed 
     – Trash needs to be taken out and liners replaced (liners provided). The  trash should be taken out to the dumpster.

2022 Krumm Center Rental Fees

The Krumm Center is an ideal location for weddings, receptions, baby or wedding showers, reunions, birthday, graduations, office parties, meetings and more. Be sure to book your next event today!

A $200 deposit required for Krumm Center and $100 deposit for Betty Allen Gazebo. This is due at the time of reservation. Cancellation must be made 30 days prior to the day of the event for the return of the deposit. Arrangements for picking up the key must be made at the time of the reservation. Rental fee is due when the key is picked up.   Deposit will be returned if room is left in satisfactory condition.

Monday through Thursday
All day: $75
Half day: $50 (5 hours)
Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: $150
May Rates: $200

Gazebo Rental Fee

Don’t forget about the beautiful gazebo (pictured at right) which serves as a great place for a wedding and other events. The gazebo can be rented separately from the Nature Center or they can be rented together.

Monday through Sunday
$50 per day


Reserving in 2023? Our rates & deposit policy have recently changed. Please call for this information.