Chicago History Minute

On March 2, 1827, the United States Congress gave permission for the building of a canal between the Illinois River and Lake Michigan.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Who are your preferred caterers?

Please download our Corporate Events brochure for a current list of preferred caterers.

Does the Museum have parking?

Yes, see Parking for more information.

What are your daytime rates?

Please download our Daytime Meetings and Events brochure for details about our daytime rooms and rates.

Does the Chicago History Museum have any audiovisual equipment?

Most event spaces feature built-in audiovisual equipment. Please contact us at 312.799.2254 for recommendations to meet your audiovisual needs.

The City's History Museum

The Chicago History Museum collects, exhibits and interprets documents, images, and artifacts related to the history of the United States and metropolitan Chicago.

Popular exhibitions, interactive activities, and educational programs about the city's past, present, and future have earned the Museum a well-deserved reputation as the premier urban history museum and research center in the United States.

The Museum's classical and neo-classical architecture, rich interiors, and engaging collection of historical artifacts create a unique, delightful, and entertaining setting for any special event.

The Museum Store

The Chicago History Museum Store carries many unusual items that would make perfect, personalized gifts for your guests. Store items feature designs by historically significant architects and commemorations of landmark events. Such memorable mementos could include Frank Lloyd Wright coasters, brass letter openers, Chicago specialty mugs, scenic note cards, or exhibition catalogs.

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Please contact the Corporate Events Department at 312.799.2254 for more information.

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