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Corporate Events


outdoor corporate dinner on the Nature Museum terrace

The Nature Museum can accommodate your client dinner of 12, company picnic for 250 or your strolling reception for 1,200 guests. The Museum’s unique, natural beauty lends an enchanting theme to your special event  from corporate presentations and retreats to client luncheons and holiday parties. Rent the entire Museum or just the space you need. For Museum buyouts, guests are invited to exclusively explore the Museum during cocktail hour, including the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven.

Highlights of Museum Rental

  • All event spaces are flexible and versatile, giving you multiple options for your event
  • Special events staff member is on site for your event
  • Combination of small, intimate and large, spacious rooms
  • All rooms are wrapped with windows and include an outdoor terrace or attached patio
  • Nature or city views from each room
  • Blackout and solar shades available for use in all rooms
  • Traditional daytime meetings and evening receptions
  • Separate area for cocktail hour
  • Conveniently located in Chicago's Lincoln Park, minutes from downtown
Additional Options for Your Event
  • An 18' x 18' oak dance floor
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Staffed coat check
  • Tenting available on the Terrace or in Ravine
  • Private Tours of the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven or restored prairie
  • Rent the entire Museum or just the space you need
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