Chicago History Museum

Make your wedding one for the history books.

1601 North Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614


The Chicago History Museum is a classic wedding destination in the heart of Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. With breathtaking views, Georgian-style architecture, and an outdoor plaza set against a backdrop of the Chicago skyline, the Museum is the perfect setting for your unforgettable moment.

The Museum is flexible enough for weddings of all sizes and can accommodate a DJ, band, or even an orchestra. Couples can also choose from a list of preferred exclusive caterers able to customize the perfect menu for your day.

All bookings include building security, coat check personnel, janitorial services and a member of the special events staff on-site from set-up to break-down.

Learn more about the museum’s 2021 renovations here.

At A Glance

Venue Type
Art Galleries & Museums, City, Historic Locations
Venue Style
Classic, architectural, black and white floor
Spaces Available:
Morse Genius Chicago Room, Robinson Gallery, Uihlein Plaza
Max Guests:
Ceremony Site:
Indoor & Outdoor
Reception Site:
Indoor & Outdoor
Catering Options:
Exclusive list
Outside Alcohol Permitted
Guest Accommodations?


During these unique times of social distancing, life’s big moments should still be big—even with a small group.
The Chicago History Museum has been through many historic occasions and now we’re ready for yours.
Our new petite wedding package includes use of our classic Georgian-style venue, our plaza nestled in Lincoln Park, chairs, tables with linen, and a sparkling toast.

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