The Field Museum
Chicago’s most elegant, exciting, and dynamic setting, The Field Museum has unique and dazzling event and meeting spaces for groups of 25 to 15,000. This includes the Stanley Field Hall & Balcony, with white marble interiors, skylight vaulted ceilings, and stately columns; the James Simpson Theatre, which accommodates 700 in plush velvet seating; and the terrace, with views of Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago. Permanent and traveling exhibitions make each visit a new experience. Give your guests a classic Chicago experience in this historic building.
Unique meeting and event spaces with access to permanent and temporary exhibitions that create unforgettable experiences.
Guests may tour galleries on both levels of the museum, including collections examining zoology, anthropology, botany, mammals, and geology. Docents, themed cocktails, behind-the-scenes tours, beer tastings, special exhibitions, pop-up curiosities, and more are available to enhance your event!
Exclusive vendors for catering, floral/decor, and lighting and audiovisual.
|Space||Max. Reception Capacity||Max. Seated Capacity||Sq. feet||Floor Plan|
|Stanley Field Hall||2,500||1,200|
|East Atrium & Pavilion||600||400|
|James Simpson Theatre||700||700|
|Montgomery Ward Lecture Hall||150||150|