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Event Spaces


The Nature Museum's unique, natural beauty lends an enchanting theme to your special event. Below are just a few of the individual spaces that can be combined to accommodate your customized event needs.

Nature Museum

Entire Museum Rental

Enjoy strolling cocktails and dining throughout the Museum.

Accomodates: Up to 1,200 guests

Ideal for: Strolling cocktails and dining throughout the Museum

South Gallery

South Gallery & Terrace

Ideal for both daytime and evening events, our South Gallery's floor-to-ceiling windows offer an unparalleled view of the natural elegance of Lincoln Park. Located in the southern portion of the Museum, this graceful room is a premier event space.

Accomodates: South Gallery up to 250 guests/Terrace up to 600 guests

Ideal for: Cocktail Reception or Dinner

Ravine Ceremony

Paula and Howard Trienens Atrium & Ravine

Imagine your cocktail reception or wedding ceremony under a dramatic sunset. A stunning three-story, glass-enclosed lobby overlooks our naturally landscaped ravine plaza just steps from North Pond. This space is ideal for cocktail receptions and wedding ceremonies.

Accomodates:  Atrium/Lobby up to 300 guests Courtyard/Ravine up to 250 guests

Ideal for: Cocktail Receptions and Wedding Ceremonies 

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