Adler Planetarium

Experience the magic of the Adler Planetarium, an iconic Chicago venue that offers unparalleled skyline views and a truly unforgettable setting for your private event. Whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering or a grand reception, the Adler has something special to offer. For inquiries about private events, please contact Director of Venue Sales Michelle Holdeman at or 312-542-2428.

Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Solarium:
Immerse yourself in the breathtaking panoramic view of the Chicago skyline from the Skyline Solarium. With its floor-to-ceiling windows, this premier event space at the Adler will leave your guests in awe. The rental of the Skyline Solarium also includes access to the terraces, providing additional outdoor beauty.

Clark Family Welcome Gallery:
Step into a world of futuristic architecture and vibrant lighting in the Gallery, where you can customize the ambiance to create a one-of-a-kind venue for cocktails or an intimate dinner.

Grainger Sky Theater:
The Grainger Sky Theater boasts a stunning domed ceiling that reaches 36 feet high. Treat your guests to a truly unique and immersive experience, whether it’s for a seated dinner, cocktail or lounge area, dancing, or a captivating presentation.

Rainbow Lobby:
Make a grand entrance to your event through the regal Rainbow Lobby. Named for the beautiful rainbows created by sunlight streaming through its prismatic doors, this space is perfect for cocktails or as a striking entryway.

Indulge in unparalleled views of Chicago’s skyline from the North Terrace and Sundial Plaza. These scenic outdoor spots are perfect for cocktails, wedding ceremonies, or simply enjoying the city’s world-famous sights.

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