57th Street and Lake Shore Dr., Chicago IL 60637
Just steps from Lake Michigan and minutes from downtown Chicago, the Museum continues to indulge the imagination with a myriad of vibrant and interactive exhibits. Inside, you’ll find dramatic spaces ideal for any corporate or social event.
The Museum’s Special Events professionals will work with you to create a memorable experience for your guests. Your personal event coordinator will guide you through the planning process step-by-step, ensuring that all details are executed to perfection.
We’ve got events down to a science! The essence and style of your event will be embodied in everything we do including table settings, lighting, floral, room decor, entertainment and catering. From the simple to the sublime, our catering packages have something for every taste!
Whether planning an event for 80 or 8,000 – the Museum’s amazing spaces make an ideal environment for any occasion. For more information, contact us at (773) 753-2583.
Facility AmenitiesFacility Meeting Space Details General Facility Details
Private Meeting Space Available
Max Venue Capacity 12000
Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)
Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 1200
Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 12000
Complete Buy-out Available
On-site Audio/Visual Equipment
Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 1200
Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 3000
Hours of Operation 9:30am - 4pm every day. Extended hours during spring break, summer, and winter holidays.
ATM Machine On-site
Valet Parking Available
Special Interest Tours Offered
Student Group Friendly
Miles from Downtown 6.0
Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate 15
Group Discounts Available
Maximum Group Number 10000
Minimum Group Number 15
Team Building Activities Offered
Team Building Programs
Average Visit/Tour Length 3 hours
Separate Group Entrance
Complimentary Policy 1 adult per 10 students