Driehaus Museum


40 E. Erie Street, Chicago IL 60611

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The Richard H. Driehaus Museum explores the art, architecture, and design of the late 19th and early 20th centuries with a focus on the Gilded Age. The Museum is located just steps from the Magnificent Mile within the meticulously restored Nickerson Mansion, renowned as Gilded Age Chicago’s “Marble Palace.”

Facility Meeting Space Details

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Venue Capacity 125

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 100

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 125

Complete Buy-out Available

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 60

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 125

Preferred Catering Providers

General Facility Details

Military Discount

Number of Retail Stores 2

ADA Compliant

Special Interest Tours Offered

Student Group Friendly

American Express




Miles from Downtown

Miles from McCormick Place 3.0

Miles from Navy Pier

Miles from Midway Airport 11.0

Miles from O'Hare Airport 19.0

Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate 10

Group Amenities

Group Discounts Available

Maximum Group Number 100

Average Visit/Tour Length 1 hour

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Exterior of Driehaus Museum The Sculpture Gallery, Driehaus Museum, Photo by Alexander Vertikoff.jpg The Drawing Room, Driehaus Museum, Photo by Alexander Vertikoff.jpg The Main Hall, Driehaus Museum, Photo by Alexander Vertikoff, 2011.jpg Ballroom.JPG Billiards.JPG main_hall_crop.JPG Exterior.JPG
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