19 Grove St. ~ PO Box 58 ~ Peterborough, NH 03458 ~ 603-924-3235 

We will be closed Saturday, May 29 for Memorial Day Weekend.

Face masks are required to visit the Monadnock Center. 

Archives Research is now by appointment only. Please contact us at (603) 924-3235 to schedule an appointment.

July 3, 2020 Update: We are not able to book any Bass Hall rentals through August 31, 2020.

Bass Hall is one of the most beautiful venues in the Monadnock Region. Concerts, art shows, presentations, meetings, and parties- your event will find an elegant setting in Bass Hall.

The room is available for rental to individuals, businesses, or organizations. Monadnock Center members receive a generous discount for private function rentals. Email or call (603) 924-3235 to discuss your event booking.

Bass Hall is a multi-use meeting room with a full kitchen. The hall and restrooms are handicap accessible.


Standing/ Seated lecture     99
Seated dinner/ meeting    60

Capacity limits are exclusive of event employees/ volunteers.

Bass Hall Rental fees

Effective 8/1/2015:

Businesses & Individuals

$385      (Monadnock Center Member Rate: $290)


$600   Weddings/ Wedding Receptions/ Rehearsal Dinners

Nonprofit Organizations

$110   Budget below $50,000/ year
$165   Budget  $50,000 – $100,000/ year
$385   Budget  $100,001+/year

Booking Your Event

Generally, you must complete your booking and contract at least 30 days in advance of your rental date. In some cases, we can accommodate bookings less than 30 days in advance. Check with us for availability.

The Monadnock Center expects full payment 30 days in advance of your event. All bookings must be paid in full or risk cancellation.


The following equipment is included in the rental fee:

  • 100 chairs
  • 10 tables (60″ x 30″ resin top)
  • Large projection screen and projection table (you must supply your own projector)
  • PA system and podium

Custodial Service

  • Custodial services include setting up the hall to your specifications and cleaning after your event.
  • Two hours of cleaning time is included in your rental fee. Therefore, any time required beyond two hours will be billed to you at $20 per hour.
  • The custodian is not responsible for garbage or recycling removal. Renters must remove all garbage and recycling.