Field Museum


1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago IL 60605

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The Field Museum is Chicago’s most elegant and unique setting for special events. Whether it is an intimate dinner for 10 or a rockin’ reception for 10,000, we can accommodate your needs. Let us treasure you and your guests by providing superior service and priceless exhibitions to experience. Year round your groups can enjoy more than 35 world-renowned exhibitions. Don’t miss our Mammals of Asia and Native American Halls; Explore Inside Ancient Egypt, with its mysterious mummies; and Underground Adventure, that let’s you see life through the eyes of a bug or Evolving Planet, where guests can explore 4 billion years of life on Earth.

Facility Amenities

Box Lunches Available

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Venue Capacity 10000

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 5400

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 1400

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 7500

Complete Buy-out Available

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Exclusive Decorator(s)

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

On-Site Catering

Largest Room, Max Capacity 3000

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 1400

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 3000

Number of Meeting Rooms 20

Preferred Catering Providers


Hours of Operation 9-5

Number of Restaurants On-site 2

Number of Retail Stores 4

ADA Compliant

ATM Machine On-site


Restaurant(s) On-site

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Valet Parking Available

Special Interest Tours Offered

Student Group Friendly



American Express




Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate 10

Group Discounts Available

Maximum Group Number 10000

Minimum Group Number 10

Team Building Activities Offered

Average Visit/Tour Length 2 - 4 hours

Separate Group Entrance

Complimentary Policy 1 per 10


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