The National Hellenic Museum is America’s only national institution that interprets the American experience through the history of Greek immigrants and the contributions of Greek Americans. Located in the heart of Chicago’s Greektown on the West Loop, this sleek and modern space is a truly special place to host your wedding celebration. Imagine your ceremony on the Museum’s signature Rooftop Terrace, saying your vows against the backdrop of a spectacular panoramic view of Chicago’s iconic skyline. Guests will enjoy the sunset amongst the terrace’s three gardens, featuring Illinois prairie grasses and other native plants. After your ceremony, guests can peruse the Museum’s many galleries, making your wedding celebration a unique experience. Later, the spacious and contemporary John P. Calamos, Sr. Great Hall sets the stage for your memorable reception. Your wedding vision comes to life in full color, with fantastic lighting and decor options at your fingertips. Natural light floods the space from the floor-to-ceiling windows, creating romantic ambience for dinner and dancing. Your Chicago wedding will be unforgettable at the National Hellenic Museum!
Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception
Max Indoor Ceremony: 400 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 180 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 260 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 170 guests
Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.
The rental fee ranges from $2,500 to $6,500 for ceremony and reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee starting at $500/hr. A non-refundable security deposit of 50% of the rental fee is required.
The average wedding cost at National Hellenic Museum is estimated at between $25,666 and $36,203 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
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|Venue set up and clean up|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Kitchen for prep only|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|General liability insurance required|
|Approved outside caterer allowed|
|Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors|
|Smoking outside only|
|Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer|
|Music must end by midnight|
|No "red" policy, animals, open flames, sparklers, bubbles, silly string, confetti, glitter, rice, loose petals, helium balloons, or natural plant life inside the museum|