Hickory Knolls Discovery Center is a 10,500 sq. ft. building featuring a spacious lobby that soars more than 20 feet in height, with floor-to-ceiling windows that frame views of the oak savanna just outside the doors.
To schedule an event or inquire about more details, contact Rental & Facility Coordinator Amanda Schiferl at email@example.com or 630-513-4345.
- Open floor plan
- Indoor & outdoor experiences for all
- Flexible seating arrangements
- Audio & visual equipment
- Kitchen space
Weddings… a distinctive venue for your perfect celebration
Floor to ceiling windows provide a cathedral-like back drop with beautiful views of a rolling landscape of oak woodlands, wetlands, prairies and savanna. Hickory Knolls offers a blend of charming and rustic natural elements along with contemporary and environmentally-friendly comforts.
- Bridal showers
- Rehearsal dinners
Meetings… a one-of-a-kind destination for your off-site meeting needs
Leave your everyday distractions behind and get down to business at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified facility offering modern conveniences amid natural surroundings.
- Team building
- Twinleaf Rooms
- Kitchen Area
- Open Lobby
- West Outdoor Patio
- North Outdoor Patio
- Wahoo Room
- Gloria Klimek Exhibit Hall
|Twin Leaf East or West||60-75||M-F||8am-4pm||$35/hr||$49/hr||$25|
|Twin Leaf East or West||60-75||SaSu||10am-4pm||$50/hr||$70/hr||$25|
|Twin Leaf, Both||120-150||M-F||8am-4pm||$70/hr||$98/hr||$50|
|Twin Leaf, Both||120-150||SaSu||10am-4pm||$100/hr||$140/hr||$50|
|Entire Facility, Event||200||M-F||—||$900/4 hrs||$1,000/4 hrs||50% of fee|
|Entire Facility, Event||200||SaSu||—||$1,600/8 hrs||$1,800/8 hrs||50% of fee|
The renter must be age 21 or older and will need to sign the facility rental contract to assume all responsibility.
RES=Resident & Nonprofit Organizations (must provide a tax exempt ID#)
NR=Nonresident & Commercial/Business
*There is a $15/hour additional fee for rentals outside of normal business hours listed above.
**A non-refundable deposit is required for all rentals.
|Wedding Service Fee||$250|
|Special Use Permit ♦||$150|
♦ Required 30 days prior of event to schedule use and obtain general liability insurance