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Chicago History Museum

1601 North Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614 Email Phone Number 312.642.4600 Website

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  • The Chicago Room.

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  • Robinson Gallery

  • Chicago Room South.

    Stuart Rogers Photography.

  • Luncheon in Chicago Room.

  • Reception in Second Floor Lobby.

  • Seated Dinner in Chicago Room North.

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  • Uihlein Plaza tented for an event.

  • West Lobby

  • Rubloff Auditorium

  • Exterior of the Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum

1601 North Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614

The Chicago History Museum will provide the quintessential Chicago experience for your next event. The Chicago Room and new North & Clark Café are ideal settings for events of all kinds. Overlooking Lincoln Park and the Gold Coast skyline, the Chicago Room features Georgian-style architecture, stained-glass windows by Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Comfort Tiffany, and state-of-the-art technology. The renovated North & Clark Café provides a cozy yet sophisticated setting for smaller functions.

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At A Glance

Overview

The Chicago History Museum will provide the quintessential Chicago experience for your next event. The Chicago Room and new North & Clark Café are ideal settings for events of all kinds. Overlooking Lincoln Park and the Gold Coast skyline, the Chicago Room features Georgian-style architecture, stained-glass windows by Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Comfort Tiffany, and state-of-the-art technology. The renovated North & Clark Café provides a cozy yet sophisticated setting for smaller functions.

Categories

Historical/Cultural Institutions
Ballrooms (All Venues)
Theatrical Experiences

Buzz

The perfect place for special events, the Chicago History Museum features well-appointed indoor spaces and a plaza with a spectacular view of Lincoln Park and the Gold Coast.

Clients

Kirkland & Ellis, Crate & Barrel, National Endowment for the Humanities, University of Chicago, Northwestern School of Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Children’s Oncology Services Inc., Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, American Bar Association

Memorable Moments

The Chicago History Museum was founded in 1856 as the city’s first cultural institution. After the milestone of our 150th anniversary in 2006, the museum emerged as a renovated facility with completely reinterpreted and reinstalled galleries.

Awards

Best Historic Venue Illinois Meetings and Events magazine 2008, The Knot Best of Weddings 2008 and 2009

Affiliations

CCTB, MPI, ISES, AAM-accredited museum

Neighborhood:

Gold Coast, Lincoln Park

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Capacities

The Guild Room

Standing/Reception 50
Banquet 50
Theater 50
Classroom 30
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet -

Mandel Conference Room

Standing/Reception 40
Banquet -
Theater 40
Classroom 25
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet -

Museum Buyout

Standing/Reception 800
Banquet -
Theater -
Classroom -
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet -

Rubloff Auditorium

Standing/Reception -
Banquet -
Theater 430
Classroom -
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet -

Chicago Room

Standing/Reception 500
Banquet 300
Theater 200
Classroom 100
Dimensions -
Ceiling -
Square Feet 4950

Capacities

Space Standing/
Reception
Banquet Theater Classroom Dimensions Ceiling Square Feet
The Guild Room 50 50 50 30 - - -
Mandel Conference Room 40 - 40 25 - - -
Museum Buyout 800 - - - - - -
Rubloff Auditorium - - 430 - - - -
Chicago Room 500 300 200 100 - - 4950

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