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Conference Spaces

There will be no conference room rentals at this time. Our sincerest apologies.


MI Building Tenants please send requests to [email protected].


The Mechanics' Institute offers two spaces for hourly or daily rental on the 4th fl. of our historic building. Located one half block from the Montgomery Street Muni and BART stations, it is a convenient commuter location to host meetings, events, classes, and seminars.


Board Room

Our Board Room can accommodate 14 people around a large oval table. Additional chairs may be added along the walls. The room is equipped with a writing easel, dry erase board, flat screen monitor, and screen.

$75/hr.; $450 for a full day over 6 hours

Meeting Room

Our Meeting Room has a 60 person capacity. Chairs and tables can be configured to accommodate large and small gatherings, meetings, and events. The room has a bar area with sink and microwave. Other than the projector, we are not able to offer AV services at this time.

$150/hr.; $900 for a full day over 6 hours


Available Hours:

  • 9:00am – 5:30pm Monday through Friday


Additional amenities:

  • Wifi
  • Writing easel
  • Dry erase board
  • Flat screen monitor


Food and beverages:

Food and beverages are allowed in the conference spaces (subject to a $25 cleaning fee if necessary). You are welcome to use any catering or food delivery service of your choice. Please notify us ahead of time of any deliveries. Receptacles will be provided for disposal of items.


Reserving and confirming conference space:

Check the calendar below for available times (reservations can be made up to 3 months in advance). Then fill out this online request form. If the date and time is available you will be sent a link for payment. We require prepayment of the reservation as confirmation.


Cancellation policy:

We require 48 hours notice for a full refund of your payment. Any time beyond that will result in a $25 fee.



For more information please contact Bobbie Monzon at [email protected].

The blocked-off areas shown below indicate the rooms and times that have already been reserved and are therefore not available to rent.

= Board Room      = Meeting Room