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International Museum of Surgical Science
  • Housed in a historic mansion on Lake Shore Drive, the International Museum of Surgical Science spans the history of surgery by means of art, books, medical instruments and artifacts. The Museum’s collections and exhibitions portray the mysteries, breakthroughs, failures, and milestones that have shaped modern surgical science. Our four floors are filled with extraordinary artifacts, as well as paintings, illustrations and sculptures that interpret the primitive and modern healing practices of Eastern and Western civilizations. Of special interest to those in the medical field, our collection appeals to anyone interested in history, science, architecture, or classical and contemporary art.
    General Facility Details
    • ADA Compliant:
    • Family-friendly:
    • Hours of Operation: Tues - Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat - Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Military Discount:
    • Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate: 10
    • Self-Parking Available: Off-site
    • Student Group Friendly:
    Location Information
    • Miles from Downtown: 3
    • Miles from McCormick Place: 8
    • Miles from Midway Airport: 14
    • Miles from Navy Pier: 2
    • Miles from O'Hare Airport: 18
    Payment Method(s) Accepted
    • American Express:
    • MasterCard:
    • Visa:
    Group Amenities
    • Group Discounts Available:
  • Facility Meeting Space Details
    • Complete Buy-out Available:
    • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 100
    • Max Capacity, Classroom Style: 50
    • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 250
    • Max Capacity, Theater Style: 75
    • Max Venue Capacity: 500
    • On-site Audio/Visual Equipment:
    Largest Meeting Room Details
    • Largest Room, Max Capacity: 250
    Facility Info
    • Largest Room: 75
    • Reception Capacity: 250
    • Theatre Capacity: 75
    • Banquet Capacity: 100
    • Classroom Capacity: 50
    Meeting Rooms
    Hall of Immortals
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 680
    • Width: 20
    • Length: 34
    • Theater Capacity: 75
    • Classroom Capacity: 50
    • Banquet Capacity: 50
    Library
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 475
    • Width: 19
    • Length: 25
    • Theater Capacity: 25
    • Classroom Capacity: 25
    • Banquet Capacity: 25
    Hall of Murals
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 657
    • Width: 22
    • Length: 30
    • Theater Capacity: 35
    • Classroom Capacity: 35
    • Banquet Capacity: 35
    2nd Floor of IMSS
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3000
    • Theater Capacity: 75
    • Classroom Capacity: 50
    • Banquet Capacity: 100
    • Reception Capacity: 250