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 Rental 

246 Main Street

Capacity: 80 persons with tables and chairs;

132 persons for other configurations.

Spacious room ideal for special meetings,

receptions and workshops. On site parking,

air-conditioning, adjacent kitchen and flexible setup possibilities for tables and chairs.

Rental Rates: 

Non-profit organizations:

$150/half-day* (up to 4 hours)

$250/ full day* (4-8 hours)

For-profit and private functions:

$250/half-day* (up to 4 hours)

$450/full day* (4-8 hours)

*$25/hour attendant fee when used outside of regular business hours.

Faulkner Room Rental

246 Main Street

Conference Room with table and seating for 8 to 10 people. Suitable for small group meetings.

Rental Rates

Non-profit organizations:

$75/half-day* (up to 4 hours)

$125 full day*  (4-8 hours)

 For-profit and private functions:

$150/half-day* (up to 4 hours)

$250/full day* (4-8 hours)

*$25/hour attendant fee when used outside HSCC hours