Greek Revival/Italianate style building built by local carpenters in 1870 listed on the National Register of Historic Places. We offer two halls for public and private rentals. Grand Hall (upstairs) has a raised platform for theater/music performances. The room seats approximately 150 people; for a sit-down dinner up to 100. Barnes Hall (downstairs) is completely handicapped accessible. The room can be arranged for a variety of functions; abut 50 people can be seated for a meal.

A four hour rental of Grand Hall is $100 for a public/non-profit event and $300 for a private event.

A four hour rental of Barnes Hall is $100 for a public/non-profit event and $170 for a private event.

The mission of Berlin's 1870 Town Hall is to serve the entire community by providing a reasonably self-sustaining venue for local arts endeavors, enriching programs, community gatherings and social events.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Performance, Rehearsal, Special Event, Class, Audition, Photo Shoot, Video/Film Shoot, Screening, Reading, Meeting, Studio Art, Exhibition, Audio Recording
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Art
Restrictions On Use Lighted Candles are not permitted. Decorations must not block or cover any part of the fire alarm system, fire extinguishers, or exit lights. Furniture should not block or obstruct any exits or stairwells. Chair placement laws require that no person can cross more than six seats to get to an aisle. The aisles must also be 42" wide and no exit can be blocked. Electrical cords must be used wisely and not overloaded and kept out of corridors and walkways. No smoking is allowed. No children under 16 allowed in the building without adult supervision.


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Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

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Hours Of Operation Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8am - 11am
Rental Policy Contact Building Manager to check date(s) availability
Cancellation Policy Refunds will be given for cancellations with the exception of our Damage/Cleaning deposit of $50.
Open to last minute space requests. true
Booking Requirements Full payment, Proof of liability insurance required, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel -
Performance Personnel -
Payment Types Cash, Check
Options -
Other Allowed Activities Street shoes, Live percussion, Amplified music, Alcohol permitted

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions -
Space Features Column-free, Heated
Technology Cell service, WiFi
Flooring Wood
Stage Configuration Platform stage
Stage Dimensions 38 ft x 40 ft
Seating capacity 150
Seating Flexible seating

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Fluorescent, Natural lighting/windows
Furniture Chairs, Tables
Amenities Kitchen/pantry, Private restroom
Instruments and Accessories Rehearsal piano
Audio Equipment -
Video/Film Equipment -
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

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Parking Street parking
Accessibility Patron restrooms
Audience Services Restrooms
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Rates EditEdit Rates

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This space was last updated on Friday, November 20, 2015 at 9:40AM