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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.

Health and Safety

Keyless Entry

Health & Safety Policy URL View Policy

Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Limited Elevator Occupancy

Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits

No Contact Services

Complimentary Policy 1 per 10

Motorcoach Parking Off-site

Separate Group Entrance

Average Visit/Tour Length 2 - 4 hours

Team Building Activities Offered

Minimum Group Number 10

Maximum Group Number 10000

Group Discounts Available

Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate 10

Miles from Navy Pier 2.5




American Express



Student Group Friendly

Special Interest Tours Offered

Valet Parking Available

Reservations Accepted

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Restaurant(s) On-site


ATM Machine On-site

ADA Compliant

Self-Parking Available Off-site

Food On-site Food Court & Restaurant

Number of Retail Stores 4

Number of Restaurants On-site 2

Hours of Operation Open 9am to 5pm, Thursday through Monday. Weu2019re currently closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


Military Discount

Preferred Catering Providers

Number of Meeting Rooms 20

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 3000

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 1400

Largest Room, Max Capacity 3000

On-Site Catering

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Exclusive Decorator(s)

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 7500

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 1400

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 5400

Max Venue Capacity 10000

Private Meeting Space Available

Box Lunches Available


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