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
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 Price Rates
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What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Museum of Science and Industry?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
At The Museum of Science and Industry, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
At The Museum of Science and Industry, what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Open Bar
What are the most important characteristics of The Museum of Science and Industry in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Museum of Science and Industry for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does The Museum of Science and Industry offer?
What services does The Museum of Science and Industry offer for wedding events?
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does The Museum of Science and Industry have available for wedding events?
- Audio Equipment