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Chicago History Museum

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  • Patio


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).

Health and Safety

Masks Provided

Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

Reservations Required

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Complimentary Policy 1 per 25

Separate Group Entrance

Average Visit/Tour Length 2. 5 hours

Minimum Group Number 10

Maximum Group Number 1000

Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate 10

Restaurant(s) On-site

ADA Compliant

Self-Parking Available Off-site

Food On-site Restaurant

Hours of Operation Tuesday-Saturday - 9:30 am - 4:30 pmnSunday - 12 pm - 5 pm


Preferred Catering Providers

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 600

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 310

Off-Site Catering Allowed

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style 4850

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 800

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 4850

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 310

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 4850

Max Venue Capacity 800

Private Meeting Space Available

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