Glen Magna Farms Mansion & Garden

The Mansion at Glen Magna Farms, set on an estate of eleven acres, has been described “as near to heaven as one can be in this world.” Located less than one mile from Routes 1 and 95. An ideal location for weddings.


Award Winning Garden

The award-winning landscape includes formal gardens massed with colorful perennials, annuals, shrubbery and an arboretum. The Old Fashioned Garden is anchored by a reproduction of the original Gazebo designed by Francis Peabody in 1840.

2024 & 2025  Rental Rates

Grounds and Facilities

Glen Magna Farms can accommodate up to 200 guests for a tented event.  Rental of Glen Magna Farms includes exclusive access to the grounds, and the following rooms in the mansion:  First Floor:  The Foyer, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Veranda and Rest Room.  Second Floor:  Three changing rooms for the wedding party and 2 restrooms.  The Mansion is heated but does not have central air-conditioning, wedding party changing rooms have window style A/C.  

Rental Fees  

Rental Schedule based on an 8 ½ hour time frame allowing for a 5 hour event, 2 ½ hours of set up and 1 hour of breakdown. Prices subject to change without notice.   “Family Level” membership to the Danvers Historical Society required to book an event date.
Rental pricing inclusive of seasonal tent.  All events must end by 11pm.  100 person minimum for Saturday dates.

Saturday’s $8900

Friday or Sunday $7400

Monday – Thursday $5000

Overtime:  per 30 minutes –  $500 Venue – $350 Caterer


 Included in Rental

*linen, china, silverware and glassware are included with catering fees

  • 3640 Sq.ft. Sailcloth Tent with Clear Side Walls, Bistro Lighting, 20×20 dance floor and heat as needed.
  • 200 – white folding Samsonite chairs (available for outdoor ceremonies)
  • 20 – 60” dinner tables that seat up to 10 guests
  • 200 – Fruitwood Garden Chairs
  • 15 – 36” cocktail tables
  •  4 – 30”  tall cocktail tables
  • 6 – 6′ Banquet tables
  • 8 – 8′ Banquet tables


There is no additional charge for the ceremony on the grounds if the ceremony takes place within the five-hour rental time frame.  The overtime fee would apply if the ceremony were to take place outside of the five-hour time frame. Plan B extra tent for ceremony in case of inclement weather can be rented.  Bridal party may arrive 2 hours before the ceremony start time to get changed and take pictures.  One hour of rehearsal time on a day prior to the ceremony is included.

Deposit and Payments

A non-refundable deposit of one-half of the full rental fee must accompany the signed contract to reserve Glen Magna Farms on a definite basis.  The Society must receive the balance of the rental fee no later than 90 days prior to your event.

Checks should be made payable to The Danvers Historical Society.

Cancellation Policy

Notification of cancellation of a definite reservation is required in writing to The Society.  Should The Society rebook the date with a comparable rental, The Society will refund one-half of the deposit paid.

Liquor Policy

Beverage services include both Cash bars and Open bars. Self- service of alcohol is not allowed at any time on the property.  Bars must close 30 minutes prior to the end of the function, however, sodas, mineral waters, juices are served until the ending time.  Beer Kegs are not permitted.  There is a 4 ½ hour maximum on service of alcoholic beverages.

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