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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
Joee
Joee
November 21, 2019
The best architectural boat tour I have done was through the Chicago History Museum!
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…
Bo
Bo
September 4, 2017
To learn more about Chicago history
Carmen
Carmen
October 3, 2019
The Chicago History Museum is in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, close to Lake Michigan and Lake Shore Drive. Interested in learning about the Great Chicago Fire of 1871? The history of prohibition in Chicago? This is the place to start! Located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, close…
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 8, 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.
Jonathan
Jonathan
March 4, 2020
The Chicago History Museum cares for, showcases, and interprets millions of authentic pieces of Chicago and U.S. history.

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Location
1601 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone+1 312-642-4600
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