The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture




Located in the heart of Chicago’s Puerto Rican community, the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture (NMPRAC) provides a beautiful and unique space to host your wedding reception. As the only self-standing cultural institution in the nation devoted to showcasing Puerto Rican arts and historic exhibitions year-round, guests will love the historic aspect of this special space. With red pressed brick, timber cornices and gables, glazed corner tiles, dramatic turrets and archways, and a long sloping red tile roof, you have endless opportunities for gorgeous wedding photographs. After exchanging your vows, host your reception here - the convenient location from the downtown makes it easier for your guests. Enjoy a deliciously crafted dinner in the brightly lit banquet hall - complete with sparkling lights and a yummy dessert. Your special day will be remembered by all for years to come!

Venue Style

Event Center


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 500 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 500 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,500 to $4,250 for a ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding is $1,500. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr. Please note, discounted pricing are given for multiple spaces, please inquire with the venue regarding these rates. Catering ranges from $90 to $150 per person.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture is estimated at between $6,212 and $10,103 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Public garage

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
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Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 2:00AM