The Museum of Science and Industry

5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637 Map · Phone number
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Guest capacity 150 to 800
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About The Museum of Science and Industry

Chicago’s Most Unique Wedding Venue


Just steps from Chicago’s beautiful lakefront, the Museum of Science and Industry provides a spectacular backdrop for weddings looking for a unique flare. A magnificent display of historic Chicago architecture the museum is the only remaining structure from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. The Rotunda has a breathtaking 120-foot copper domed ceiling and state of the art lighting truss both adding to the drama and elegance. The expansive rotunda is flanked by a larger than life antique locomotive, and a 727 jumbo jet airplane suspended from the balcony.

The Museum’s special event professionals will work with you to create a memorable experience for your special day. Your personal event coordinator will guide you through the planning process step-by-step, ensuring all the details are executed to perfection.

To begin planning the wedding of your dreams, contact us today.

  • Complimentary underground, direct-access parking for evening events
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Guides and exhibit staff
  • Event security
  • Facility staff

Contact Us

To find out more about having your event at MSI, call us at the number above to speak with your personal event planner, or complete our online inquires form.

*Wedding packages begin at $125 per person for Friday & Sundays and $150 per person for Saturdays with a minimum of 150 guests. Packages do not include Wedding Packages do not include State and City sales tax, 20% administrative charge or Museum Rental.

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The Museum of Science and Industry FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 3,800.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 3,800.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 1,800.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 1,800.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Parking, Set Up
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 800
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 150
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 6
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Historic Building, Museum
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception
  • What event services do you offer? Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Set Up
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Specialty Beer
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Chairs, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access

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  • 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive Chicago, 60637 See on map
    7737531387 (Phone number)
    7737532583 (Other Phone Number)

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