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Sodexo at the Museum of Science and Industry
  • Just steps from Lake Michigan and minutes from downtown Chicago, the Museum of Science and Industry 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 arrangements, room decor, entertainment and catering.  From the simple to the sublime, our catering packages have something for every taste. Whether you're planning an event for 80 or 12,000 - the Museum's amazing spaces make an ideal environment for any occasion.  For more information, contact us at (773) 753-2583.
    Facility Amenities
    • Avg Meal Price/Person (appetizer, entrée, dessert): $$$$ = $35 and up
    • Box Lunches Available:
    • Entertainment:
    • Group Breakfast Available:
    • Group Menu:
    • Max Restaurant Capacity: 12000
    • Private Dining Available:
    General Facility Details
    • ADA Compliant:
    • ATM Machine On-site:
    • Complimentary On-site Parking:
    • Family-friendly:
    • Food On-site: Food Court & Restaurant
    • Live Music:
    • Public Space Wi-Fi Available:
    • Public Space Wi-Fi COMP or Fee: Complimentary
    • Restaurant(s) On-site:
    • Self-Parking Available: On-site
    • Special Interest Tours Offered:
    • Valet Parking Available:
    Location Information
    • Miles from Downtown: 6
    • Miles from McCormick Place: 5
    • Miles from Midway Airport: 9
    • Miles from Navy Pier: 8.7
    • Miles from O'Hare Airport: 26
    Meal(s) Served
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    Payment Method(s) Accepted
    • American Express:
    • Discover:
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    • Visa:
    Group Amenities
    • Maximum Group Number: 12000
    • Motorcoach Parking: Both On-site & Off-site
    • Separate Group Entrance:
    • Team Building Activities Offered:
    • Team Building Programs:
    General Amenities/Information
    • Business Center:
    Services Offered
    • Wheelchair Accessible:
  • Facility Meeting Space Details
    • Buy-out Max Capacity: 12000
    • Complete Buy-out Available:
    • Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s):
    • Exhibit Space Available:
    • In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s):
    • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 1200
    • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 12000
    • Max Venue Capacity: 12000
    • On-site Audio/Visual Equipment:
    • On-Site Catering:
    • Outside Reception Space Available:
    • Permanent Stage:
    • Private Meeting Space Available:
    Largest Meeting Room Details
    • Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated): 1200
    • Largest Room, Max Capacity: 3000
    • Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing): 3000
    Facility Info
    • Description For a truly one-of-a-kind, not-your-average “day at the office,” MSI offers daytime event space for tradeshows, conferences, board meetings and corporate retreats. The Columbian Room is newly renovated, featuring state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities and WiFi. Additional conference rooms, theaters and an 800-seat auditorium are also available. All daytime meeting spaces include admission to the Museum.
    • Largest Room: 12000
    • Reception Capacity: 12000
    • Theatre Capacity: 800
    • Banquet Capacity: 1000
    • Classroom Capacity: 200