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The Pritzker Military Museum & Library is located in the Monroe Building, designed by renowned architects Holabird and Roche. This 1912 Romanesque-inspired, 16-story, steel-frame building is clad in a combination of terra cotta and granite. The Museum & Library’s design, keeping with the historic building, includes coffered ceilings, intricately designed wood paneling, and extensive wood molding and millwork.

The Point

Guests will enjoy dramatic views of Millennium Park and Michigan Avenue through the building's architecturally designed Chicago-style windows. The Point, which makes up the entire main floor of the Museum & Library, showcases most of the exhibits on display, including a hand-sewn 1898 American flag and an authentic Medal of Honor from WWII. The Point is great for reception-styled events, accommodating up to 200 guests. 

Lecture Hall 

The Museum & Library’s two-story Lecture Hall is an intimate space with theater-style seating. A production studio, fully equipped with top-of-the-line technology, can support anything from a basic presentation to full stage production. The Lecture Hall can be utilized for many types of private events, such as press conferences, public speakers, panel discussions, film screenings, wedding ceremonies, and so much more.The Lecture Hall accommodates up to 110 guests.

The Gallery

The Gallery is the most versatile space the Museum & Library has to offer, with an open-floor plan and an intimate feel. The space comes equipped with audio and visual capabilities, ranging from the use of a microphone to presenting through the LCD screen located in the space. The gallery is perfect for meetings, receptions, and seated dinners. The Gallery is great for groups of up to 90 guests.

Conference Rooms

The conference rooms overlook Millennium Park and Michigan Avenue.  Both rooms provide a warm ambiance with natural light and a neutral setting, perfect for meetings. The rooms are equipped with teleconferencing and multimedia projection capabilities.  Conference Rooms can accommodate up to 25 guests.

Coleman T. Holt Oral History Room/Sound Booth

Tuskegee Airman and World War II veteran Coleman T. Holt is the namesake of the Museum & Library's cutting-edge Oral History Room. The Oral History Room is a private space, equipped with state-of-the-art recording technology and soundproofing materials. The Oral History Room is the perfect space for voice-over recordings and one-on-one interviews.