Chicago History Museum


1601 N. Clark St., Chicago IL 60614

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The Chicago History Museum is a major museum for Chicago and American History. The Chicago Room features Georgian style architecture, eight east side windows with views of Lincoln Park, ten cases filled with backlit stained glass, state-of-the-art technology, and an outdoor plaza. Four exclusive caterers. Room Capacities: Chicago Room (Mtg. 300, Banq. 300, Recpt. 600); Mandel Conference Room (40); McCormick Theater (300); Guild Room (50); North & Clark Cafe (Banq. 70, Recpt. 150); Entire Museum (800) with Plaza (1200).

Facility Meeting Space Details

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Venue Capacity 800

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 4850

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 310

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 4850

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 800

Max Capacity, Theater Style 4850

Complete Buy-out Available

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Off-Site Catering Allowed

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 310

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 600

Preferred Catering Providers


Hours of Operation 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Saturday; 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sunday

ADA Compliant

Restaurant(s) On-site

Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate 10

Maximum Group Number 1000

Minimum Group Number 10

Average Visit/Tour Length 2. 5 hours

Separate Group Entrance

Complimentary Policy 1 per 25

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