Ball Mansion

The headquarters of the Historical Society of Cheshire County are located at the “Ball Mansion,” an 1870 Italianate structure located at 246 Main Street in Keene. The Ball Mansion features exhibit galleries, meeting space, a research library and archives, public restrooms, and free parking.

246 Main Street

Keene, New Hampshire

Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
9 am – 4 pm

Wednesday 9 am – 9 pm

1st and 3rd Saturday of each month
9 am – noon

Closed Sunday and Monday

Rentals

Exhibit Hall

Large meeting room with adjacent kitchen and flexible set-up possibilities for tables and chairs.

Capacity: 80 persons at tables and chairs; 132 persons for other configurations.

Lobby space is also available when the Society is closed.
Rental Rates:
Non-profit organizations:
$100/half-day
$200/full-day
$20/hour attendant fee when used outside HSCC hours
For-profit and private functions:
$200/half-day
$400/full-day
$20/hour attendant fee when used outside HSCC hours

Faulkner Room

Conference Room with table seating for 8 to 10 people. Suitable for small group meetings.
Rental Rates:
Non-profit organizations:
$50/half-day
$100/full-day
$20/hour attendant fee when used outside HSCC hours.
For-profit and private functions:
$150/half-day
$300/full-day
$20/hour attendant fee when used outside HSCC hours