PLEASE NOTE: Due to renovations, we are not accepting any new private events in the Great Hall. However, we do have the "Burlington Room" available for private events and can accommodate about 260 people at a time.
Walking Tour of Union Station
Chicago History Museum
Envisioned by Daniel Burnham in the early 1900s and completed in 1925, Chicago Union Station boasted a Beaux Arts–style waiting room with eighteen Corinthian columns, terra-cotta walls, Tennessee marble floors, and a five-story atrium. Explore the architecture above street level, the action of the rails below, and the stories of one of America’s last grand railway stations. Meet at Union Station, 500 West Jackson Boulevard. Tour running time: 90 minutes to two hours.
Tour Union Station: Icon of a Great Age Presented by
Chicago Architecture Foundation
Seen everyday by thousands and not really seen! Take the tour of the iconic landmarked Great Hall of Union Station. Learn about the station that was envisioned in Daniel Burnham's 1909 Plan of Chicago. Union Station is one of the great spaces in Chicago that you must experience!