Mechanics' Institute members are eligible for discounted rates ($25/hr. for the board room; $50/hr. for the meeting room) through April 2022. Be sure to include your membership number on the request form to have the discount applied.
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.
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 with connection cables, and viewing screen.
$75/hr.; $450 for a full day over 6 hours
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. The room comes equipped with a projector and we can also provide a flat screen monitor with connection cables, dry erase board, and writing easel. We are not able to offer microphones, speakers, or other AV services at this time.
$150/hr.; $900 for a full day over 6 hours
- 9:00am – 5:30pm Monday through Friday
- 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 an online invoice for a $25 non-refundable deposit. Payment of the deposit will serve as confirmation of the reservation.
Full payment will be due 5 business days before the reservation. Failure to pay in full will result in a cancellation of the reservation. We require 24 hours notice for a refund of your payment minus the deposit.
For more information please contact Room rentals.