Room Rentals

Give your special event its own special setting. The Joliet Area Historical Museum is an exceptional location for your meetings, parties, receptions and other special events. All JAHM rental facilities are handicapped accessible to every floor. Each rental allows for your guests to roam the galleries at their leisure while enjoying the customizable spaces throughout the museum. 

Rooftop Terrace

The tiled Rooftop Terrace features views of historic downtown Joliet. The Rooftop Terrace is partially covered by a roof to protect guests from elements. Ideal for a cocktail/hors d’oeuvres reception style event for up to 250 people, 200 with rounds. The Rooftop Terrance is available May 1 through October 15, weather permitting.


Lower Level Auditorium

The Auditorium in the lower level of the museum accommodates 225 people theatre style, 200 with rounds, and includes 320 sq. ft. stage and pantry area. The space features barn wood from a previously standing barn in Joliet, which was conserved and recycled to be used in our space. A limestone wall highlights the stage at the far end of the auditorium. Both men and women's bathrooms are located on this level to be used during the event.