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Chicago History Museum

101 locals recommend ·
About this place
The Chicago History Museum cares for, showcases, and interprets millions of authentic pieces of Chicago and U.S. history. Our ability to illuminate the past is a reminder of what really happened once upon a time, sheds light on the present, and compellingly informs the future.
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Sarah
Sarah
October 18, 2019
What better place to learn all about the second city
Bo
Bo
September 04, 2017
To learn more about Chicago history
Grace
Grace
October 29, 2017
Chicago History Museum was founded in 1856 to study and interpret Chicago's history. Much of the early collection of the Chicago Historical Society was destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire in 1871. Among its many documents which were lost in the fire was Abraham Lincoln's final draft of the…
Carmen
Carmen
October 03, 2019
The Chicago History Museum is in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, close to Lake Michigan and Lake Shore Drive. Interested in the Chicago fire history? The history of prohibition in Chicago? This is the place to start! Family friendly, excellent restaurant on-site, close to downtown. …
Ivy & Chris
Ivy & Chris
July 16, 2018
Cool Chicago stuff. It's also close to the zoo and Lincoln Park Conservatory, so it's easy to visit all in an afternoon.
Ishmael
Ishmael
May 18, 2017
I actually enjoyed it, and learned a lot of new things about the city, and price wasn't bad, their should be a groupon.
Daniel
Daniel
November 18, 2017
I love this museum. It's a quick visit and has a lot of interesting stories to tell.
Short Stay
Short Stay
January 08, 2019
Chicago History Museum was founded in 1856 to study and interpret Chicago's history. It is located in Lincoln Park at 1601 North Clark Street at the intersection of North Avenue in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood.
Karlmmkk Ln
Karlmmkk Ln
October 30, 2018
Amazing museum that explains all things "Chicago". A fav and right by the Lincoln Park Zoo.

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Location
1601 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone+1 312-642-4600
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 9:30 AM
Credit Cards
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