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The Ballroom

Photos by Michael Monar for the Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2014

Reached by ascending the grand marble staircase, the mahogany paneled Ballroom on the mansion’s third floor provides a sumptuous setting for seated dinners, presentations and executive meetings. Three galleries adjacent to the Ballroom can also be used to accommodate guests.

Capacities
Dining 50
Theatre 50
Cocktails [Entire Museum] 125

The Driehaus Museum Event Planning Office

312-482-8933, ext. 22
events@driehausmuseum.org
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