CT Event Venue Spotlight: Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury

The Munger Gallery at the Mattatuck Museum set for a reception.

Finding the right venue for your next special event in Connecticut can be difficult. Location, amenities, ambiance, and more are all factors that need to be considered, with the right balance struck between them. Luckily, there’s at least one venue in the state that offers the best of everything—the Mattatuck Museum, also known as The MATT—in Waterbury.

Holidays at The MATT: Holiday Reception Packages in CT

Trying to plan the perfect holiday event? Whether you’re putting together an intimate gathering or a huge corporate cocktail party, Riverhouse Catering and the Mattatuck Museum offer a number of packages for holiday rentals.

Available exclusively through a partnership between the Mattatuck Museum and Riverhouse Catering, holiday rentals include use of the ground floor settings such as the lobby, Munger Room reception area, and history exhibition room. Choose from catering packages including Classy Cocktail party, Festive Stationary Reception, and Elegant Plated Dinner, with passed appetizers, three-course dinner, and coffee service.

Amenities include onsite parking, Wi-Fi, regular museum admission for guests, and a dedicated event coordinator on-site for the duration of your event.

Click here for more information about details and pricing (PDF), or contact Riverhouse Catering today.

Celebrate the Holidays with The MATT and Riverhouse Catering!

Hosting Special Events at The MATT: Weddings, Corporate Events, and More

Other than unbeatable holiday reception packages, what does the Mattatuck Museum offer for your next wedding or other special event? Plenty!

Singular Elegance

While dedicated event venues offer plenty in the way of style and elegant décor, the Mattatuck Museum provides the ideal setting to take your event to new heights, thanks to its one-of-a-kind selection of regional art and historical exhibits.


The MATT offers a variety of settings for your wedding or other special event:

  • The Performing Arts Center: newly renovated and perfect for large seated events
  • The Monteiro Family Community Gallery: a small, intimate room ideal for small groups
  • The Munger Room, Lab and Museum Lobby: three adjoining rooms that make a great space for cocktail receptions or smaller seated events (pictured above)
  • The Courtyard Garden: a small outdoor courtyard offering a tranquil setting that’s popular for small wedding ceremonies
  • And More!


No matter where in Connecticut or the rest of the Northeast your guests are coming from, The MATT is convenient to get to. The museum is located conveniently at the intersection of routes I-84 and Route 8, and features ample free parking.

Partnership with Riverhouse Catering

Riverhouse Catering is proud to be one of the Mattatuck Museum’s exclusive Connecticut catering partners. From simple hors d’oeuvres to large, elaborate banquets, Riverhouse Catering offers a variety of menu options to perfectly complement your next event at The MATT.

About The Mattatuck Museum

Founded in 1877 as a local historical society, The MATT is a regional art and history museum located on the Green in downtown Waterbury, the heart of the Naugatuck Valley and the state of Connecticut.

The museum’s vision is to be known as a vibrant destination inspiring visitors from New England and beyond, with a focus on community, inspiration, and more.

Interested? Contact us using our form, or call us at (860) 229-0257, extension 209

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