Joliet Area Historical Museum
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Joliet Area Historical Museum is a wedding and events venue located in Joliet, Illinois. This museum venue offers a special setting and a range of spaces for your wedding day.
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Joliet Area Historical Museum offers four distinct spaces to host your special day. The Route 66 visitors center’s terrazzo floor and glass-enclosed space can host up to 60 guests seated or 125 standing. Weather permitting, this opens to the outside fountain garden. The rooftop terrace overlooks historic downtown Joliet. The tiled terrace is partially-roofed so that your guests have shelter from inclement weather and can host up to 175 seated guests, or 200 standing. The rooftop terrace is available from May 1 through October 15. The auditorium in the lower level of the museum accommodates 150 seated guests or 200 standing. You and your guests can enjoy the limestone feature wall highlighting the 320-square-foot stage and pantry area, with upcycled barn wood fixtures. You and your guests can enjoy the gallereies of Joliet Area Historical Museum during your stay. Since its opening in 2002, the museum has kept to its mission of promoting and preserving the diverse history and culture of the Joliet area.
Joliet Area Historical Museum is available to host your engagement party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, and reception. Wedding services here begin with setup, event planning, chairs, tables, get-ready room, lighting/sound, parking, and cleanup. Bar services, event rentals, outside vendors, and WiFi are also available. Bar service starts with bartenders, and premium bar selections with options for cash or an open bar, while event rentals include altar/arch, audio equipment, barware, microphones, slide screen, projector, and easels.
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