Host Your Special Event at MSI: Spaces
Inspiring event settings, just steps from Lake Michigan and minutes from downtown Chicago.
MSI is one of the largest science museums in the world and is housed in the only remaining structure from the 1893 World’s Fair, which featured the famed “White City.” With thousands of exhibits, artifacts and “wow” moments that last a lifetime, MSI is a premiere destination for engaging special events. With unique and spectacular spaces throughout the Museum that can be used alone or in combination, we can create intimate spaces for groups of 20 or use the entire museum for up to 12,000 guests. Rental of any space includes the following: Complimentary underground, direct-access parking for evening events • Complimentary coat check • Guides and exhibit staff • Event security • Facility staff
Contact us today to discuss the perfect setting for your event.
Frequently Asked Questions
From timing to parking to catering, here are some of the basics of hosting an event at MSI.
about the museum
Opened in 1933, the oldest science Museum of its kind in the Western Hemisphere attracts approximately 2 million visitors per year.