The Field Museum
Chicago’s most elegant, exciting, and dynamic setting, the Field Museum has unique and dazzling event and meeting spaces for groups of 25 to 15,000. This includes the Stanley Field Hall & Balcony, with white marble interiors, skylight vaulted ceilings, and stately columns; the James Simpson Theater, which accommodates 700 in plush velvet seating; and the terrace, with views of Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago. Permanent and traveling exhibitions make each visit a new experience. Give your guests a classic Chicago experience in our historic building.
Stanley Field Hall, our premium event site includes 2 levels of reception and dining space as well as access to SUE, our world famous T-Rex. Additionally, guests may tour galleries on both levels of the museum, including collections from Zoology, Anthropology, Botany, Mammals and Geology. Guests in Stanley Field Hall are greeted by gleaming white marble interiors, sky lit vaulted ceilings, and the stately columns of this grand space. Capacity ranges from 100-2,500 (cocktail reception). Full dinner seating is available for up to 1,400 guests.