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Provided by: International Museum of Surgical Science

International Museum of Surgical Science

Venue highlights

Promotion available
BYO
Valet parking

Venue details

Style:

Historic/Landmark Building, Museum/Gallery, Mansion, Ocean/Waterfront View, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 200 guests

Style - Build Copy 5Created with Sketch.

Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor

Location:

1524 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60610

Description:

The International Museum of Surgical Science is a distinctive venue available for special events. Events hosted at the Museum offer guests an elegant setting, interesting exhibits and breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and just minutes from Downtown Chicago. Few other venues in Chicago offer such an opulent setting in this beautifully preserved early 20th-century mansion.

 

With turn-of-the-century architecture in the most idyllic setting, the International Museum of Surgical Science offers an elegant space for your next party, lecture, meeting, reception or dinner. The Museum has many unique features, including but not limited to Italian marble floors and fireplaces, decorative cut stone and floor-to-ceiling windows with sprawling views of the Lake. The beautiful walnut walls, decorated with historic murals and statues, compliment event decor for an engaging and intimate special event. This historic mansion truly embodies the Gold Coast splendor of the early 20th century and will provide for an unforgettable occasion.

 

Each event offers use of the entire Museum including the magnificent Hall of Immortals, the elegant Hall of Murals, second-floor period Library room, and interesting exhibitions on floors one through four. This special venue, steps from Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, is a premier location to host your next event.

 

To schedule a site visit please contact our Special Events Department at michelle@imss.org or 312-642-6502 ext. 3118.

Additional details

Service Options

Promotions

35% off rental fees for 2019 weddings

35% off rental fees for 2019 weddings. Must mention this discount.

Venue notes

Rental fee includes all four floors of exhibits open to your guests and Museum event coordinators. Staff assists with greeting visitors, providing parking validation, providing gift shop assistance and coordinating with caterers and vendors throughout the night. To enhance your guests’ experience, Museum staff will be available to informally interpret the art and artifact collections, exhibitions, and the history of the building.

Catering, tables, chairs, and decorations are not included.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Groom's dressing area

- Dance floor

- Podium and/or stage

- Coat check room

- Venue set up and clean up

- Day-of coordinator

- Complimentary bridal suite

- Kitchen for prep only

- Valet or public parking for a fee

- Museum exhibits

Restrictions

- BYO alcohol

- Venue must approve all decorations

- General liability insurance required

- 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

- No restrictions on music end time

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Groom's dressing area

- Dance floor

- Podium and/or stage

- Coat check room

- Venue set up and clean up

- Day-of coordinator

- Complimentary bridal suite

- Kitchen for prep only

- Valet or public parking for a fee

- Museum exhibits

Restrictions

- BYO alcohol

- Venue must approve all decorations

- General liability insurance required

- 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

- No restrictions on music end time

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International Museum of Surgical Science

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Promotion available
BYO
Valet parking

STARTING AT $2,282 FOR 50 GUESTS

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