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Holiday hours: 12/26–12/30, open until 6pm; 12/24 & 12/31, closing at 2:30pm; 12/25 & 1/1, closed. MORE

View of Chicago History Museum at the foot downtown Chicago.
View of Chicago History Museum in Lincoln Park looking south at downtown Chicago.

Welcome to the Museum!

CHM’s mission—to serve as the primary destination for learning, inspiration, and civic engagement to connect people to Chicago’s history and each other—is the foundation of the Museum’s programs and events, exhibitions, educational initiatives, publications, and collecting activities that touch the lives of all Chicagoans.

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago Stories
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