Chicago Children’s Museum

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700 E. Grand Ave., Chicago IL 60611

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A new, dynamic event venue featured in Crain’s Chicago Best New Event Spaces 2019

Contemporary Setting with Flexible Spaces including Lake and Skyline Views

Options for Site Rental or All-Inclusive Chicago-Themed Package for Cocktails, Dinner, and Conference Groups

Custom Activations and Programming for Teambuilding, Offsite Excursions, and Networking

No Venue Imposed Food & Beverage Minimums

Interactive Vintage-Style Photo Booth Available for Custom Event Souvenirs

THE SPACES

2ND Floor – up to 7,500 ft2 event space

Contemporary open, gallery with lounge area, surrounded by exhibit and event programming spaces. Available as a single floor or as part of full venue use.

Capacity Pre-dinner cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres: 250
Standing reception with dinner stations: 200
All-Inclusive activity packages: 250
Conscious Social Distancing: 125

3RD Floor – up to 17,500 ft2 indoor event space
1,500 ft2 seasonal outdoor open terrace
1,100 ft2 self-contained meeting & hospitality suite

Large-scale, open area surrounded by open exhibit rooms, maker space and seasonal private terrace.

Flexible atrium-style dining or live performance area with 40′ high ceilings for seated dinner, dancing, runway fashion, lecture/performance, live music or club night accommodates over-sized décor, lighting and projections. Adjacent Skyline space offers south-facing windows with city and lake views.

Capacity Standing Reception: 500
Standing Reception with Dinner Stations: 450
Seated Dinner: Total – 300
Great Hall – 200, Skyline (adjoins Great Hall) – 100
Seated with Dance Floor – up to 120, depending on dance floor size
Outdoor Terrace, subject to weather conditions – Standing: 75; Dinner: 50
Daytime Meeting & Hospitality Suite: 40-50
Conscious Distancing Capacity: please calculate all formats at 50%

Services Offered

Wheelchair Accessible

Team Building Programs

Team Building Activities Offered

Miles from O'Hare Airport 17.0

Miles from Midway Airport 13.0

Miles from McCormick Place 3.3

Miles from Downtown 0.5

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Student Group Friendly

ATM Machine On-site

ADA Compliant

Self-Parking Available On-site

Family-friendly

Buy-out Max Capacity 1200

Preferred Catering Providers

Total Square Footage of Exhibit Space 12000

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 750

Largest Room, Ceiling Height 40.0

Exhibit Space Available

Largest Room, Max Capacity 750

Off-Site Catering Allowed

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style 225

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 1200

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 150

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 300

Video Conferencing Available

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 25000

Max Venue Capacity 1500

Private Meeting Space Available


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