Adler Planetarium

1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
Capacity: 1,000 people

About Adler Planetarium

Reserve a front row seat to the universe in one of the museum’s two domed theaters, enjoy a selection of self-directed and staff-facilitated activities, explore 60,000 square feet of exhibitions, and see the sky as you never have before through the Doane Observatory’s research-quality telescope. Named one of The Knot’s 2019 picks for ‘Best of Weddings,’ the Adler features unique and beautiful spaces, great food, and a view of Chicago’s skyline that will take your breath away. Our experienced event and catering teams will help you design the perfect package to meet your needs. Whether you’re hosting a seated event for 50 or a reception for 1,200, your guests will be dazzled by the city lights, the excellent service, and the wonders of the universe.

Package Pricing

Base Rental
$2,500 /event
Pricing for all event types

Event Spaces

Clark Family Welcome Gallery
Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Solarium
Grainger Sky Theater
Nancy A. Petrovich Skyline Terrace
Rainbow Lobby
Samuel C. Johnson Family Star Theater
Venue Types
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1000