Melrose City Guide
Melrose, Massachusetts is a suburb in Greater Boston with a population of just 26,983. The town’s name was officially Ponde Fielde, then changed to Mystic Side, North Malden, Town of Melrose, City of Melrose, and is now simply Melrose. It was going to be changed yet again to Melrose Place, but Fox TV claimed that name first.
Whether you’re moving here or just visiting, take in a concert by the Melrose Symphony Orchestra. Not only have many world-renowned musicians played with them, but it is the oldest all-volunteer orchestra in the country. If you’re new to Melrose, Massachusetts and are interested in a bit of local history, visit the Boston Civil Wars Tours to “learn how the city that ignited the American Revolution led the country in the fight to abolish slavery and save the Union.”
If you’re an avid collector of historical artifacts and are wondering what to do with your newly-acquired Arms of Liberty punch bowls and half dozen powder horns, then you should think about renting a self-storage unit.
Fun for the whole family includes a trip to VinKari Safari, an indoor playground and party place that made it on the Top 5 Best Indoor Playgrounds by Boston Parents Paper, the New England Aquarium, which includes many attractions and interactive experiences, and Route 1 Miniature Golf & Batting Cages, with its famous orange dinosaur out front, promises hours of amusement.
After a day of play, head over to the Improv Asylum to watch others play while you sit back, laugh, and enjoy a cocktail. Speaking of which, Whispering Oaks Winery is a great local winery where you can sample their wine and learn about the history of the vineyard. And in recent years, Melrose, Massachusetts has seen more and more film shoots due to its beautiful historical buildings: The Town (starring Ben Affleck) and Knight & Day (starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz) were both filmed here.
An ideal solution for on-location film crews to store their equipment is renting storage units at convenient self-storage facilities in town.
There are 30 self storage units in Melrose, MA in a 15 mile radius to choose from with over 30 units available for rent
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $2.42. This is 142.25% higher with $1.42 net increase in cost per square foot. You'll be paying more in medium to large cities as storage prices are generally higher in densely populated areas.
Choose from multiple self storage facilities in Melrose including:
If storage near Melrose, Massachusetts is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Acton, Allston, Andover, Arlington, Belmont, Beverly, Billerica, Boston, Braintree, Brighton, Brookline, Burlington, Cambridge, Charlestown, Chelmsford.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Melrose. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Melrose, MA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Melrose, MA, please visit our Melrose, MA Vehicle Storage page.