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The Chicago History Museum is a historic wedding venue located in Chicago, Illinois. A stone's throw from Lake Michigan, surrounded by the luscious greenery of Lincoln Park, this venue is ideally located for all nuptial celebrations. Boasting timeless décor and coupled with breathtaking views of the city's skyline, this event space marries old with new, providing an unforgettable wedding experience.
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The Chicago History Museum can comfortably accommodate up to 800 guests in its several event spaces. The high ceilings, expansive windows, and vast rooms create an open and welcoming atmosphere where guests can eat, drink, and socialize in comfort. During the warmer months, couples may wed and celebrate in the Outdoor Plaza, where guests can enjoy cocktail hour under the Windy City's sun. Later, dinner is served in the Chicago Room, where stylish and modern décor infuses the space. What's more, the venue is just a short drive from downtown Chicago, so guests can explore the beautiful city after the celebrations have ceased.
The Chicago History Museum has a dedicated team on hand to assist in the smooth running of every wedding event. The venue has an on-site wedding coordinator that ensures that all aspects of the event are executed flawlessly. On the day, the couple-of-honor is invited to the wedding suites available, offering solace ahead of the celebratory hustle and bustle. The wheelchair-accessible venue also provides event rentals such as lighting and sound to enhance the entertainment experience, keeping guests on their feet all night.
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CHM is an amazing venue for a wedding
Beautiful Jewish Wedding at Chicago History Museum
Loved our wedding at the Chicago History Museum!!
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Erika has worked with many wonderful CHM couples since April 2016. She can't wait to work with you on your big day!
Lorelei is a long-time wedding pro and is eager to work to on your wedding! She prides herself on her attention to detail and taking a personal interest in each and every couple.
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Always helpful, professional and friendly. A lovely setting that always compliments every cake we create.
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- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Historic Building
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