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Provided by: McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum
McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum

Venue highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
BYO
Valet parking

Venue details

Style:

Historic/Landmark Building, Event Center, Museum/Gallery, Ocean/Waterfront View, City/Skyline View, Outdoor

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 79 guests

Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor / Outdoor

Location:

376 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601

Description:

This landmark five-story building is alive with stories of the past, details of the bridge and vivid stories about the many people inspired by the potential of the Chicago River. Wedding events at the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum are unparalleled in the City. The Museum is nestled inside the southwest tower of the Michigan Avenue bridge. It celebrates the Chicago River and offers your guests a rare chance to view the inner workings of one of Chicago's famous moveable bridges. The Bridgehouse Museum is a unique space made up of five floors, totaling approximately 1,200 sq. ft of space. Ideal for small, intimate wedding receptions, this venue features amenities and options that will cover everything you’ll need on your big day. Your guests will enjoy discovering the entire museum as they sip cocktails and dine on lavish food for your celebration. With elegant lighting and exposed brickwork, this creative space is the perfect combination of comfort and style. Celebrate the most romantic day of your life at McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum.

Additional details

Service Options

Venue notes

The rental fee is $900 for a ceremony and reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Same rental fees apply for a ceremony only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $400/hr. A refundable security deposit of $350 is required. Available peak season only.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Wedding planning services

- Bride's dressing area

- Coat check room

- Security

- Venue set up and clean up

- Day-of coordinator

- No kitchen

- Public parking

Restrictions

- BYO alcohol

- Venue must approve all decorations

- Wheelchair access limited

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Choose from a list for catering

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking outside only

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by 10:00PM

- General liability insurance required if serving alcohol

Amenities

- Wedding planning services

- Bride's dressing area

- Coat check room

- Security

- Venue set up and clean up

- Day-of coordinator

- No kitchen

- Public parking

Restrictions

- BYO alcohol

- Venue must approve all decorations

- Wheelchair access limited

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Choose from a list for catering

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking outside only

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by 10:00PM

- General liability insurance required if serving alcohol

Links

McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum

Venue Highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
BYO
Valet parking

STARTING AT $5,901 FOR 50 GUESTS

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